American Heart Association
Life's Simple 7
# 7 Stop Smoking
The first step to quitting smoking is to understand your risks associated with tobacco use, but there’s a lot more to quitting than frightening statistics. Your journey to smoke-free living will have many positive health benefits. Read more here
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# 6 Eat Better
Better eating starts with healthy food choices. You don’t need to be a chef to create nutritious, heart-healthy meals your family will love. Learn what to look for at the grocery store, restaurants, your workplace and any eating occasion.
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#5 Lose Weight
The benefits of maintaining a healthy weight go far beyond improved energy and smaller clothing sizes. By losing weight or maintaining a healthy weight, you are also likely to enjoy a higher quality-of-life too.
#4 Get Active
Living an active life is one of the most rewarding gifts you can give yourself and those you love. Simply put, daily physical activity increases your length and quality of life.
How to be More Active: Read more here
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#3 Reduce Blood Sugar Read more here
Blood sugar levels above the normal range are actually toxic to your cells. Left untreated or even poorly controlled, diabetes can lead to heart disease, vision loss, kidney failure, stroke, loss of limbs and more. Read More
#2 Control Your Cholesterol
High cholesterol contributes to plaque, which can clog arteries and lead to heart disease and stroke. When you control your cholesterol, you are giving your arteries their best chance to remain clear of blockages. Read more
#1 Manage Your Blood Pressure!
Nearly half of American adults have high blood pressure. (Many don’t even know they have it.) Get the Facts