HEARTHEALTHYFOODS1Green Leafy Vegetables Green leafy vegetables contain folate, which helps to keep homocysteine levels down, and vitamin E. Green leafy vegetables have also been associated with better retention of memory as age. 2 APPLES Apples contain a phytochemical called quercetin which acts as an anti-inflammatory and will help prevent blood clots as well.3 SALMON Fish is an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids that protect your heart by reducing both inflammation and the risk of blood clots. These fats also work to keep your cholesterol levels healthy. 4 WHOLE GRAINS Whole grains provide vitamins and fiber that will help to keep your heart healthy.5 RED WINE Red wine contains polyphenols that may be good for your heart. Be sure to enjoy red wine in moderation. Studies show that 4 to 8 ounces of red wine is all you need.
HEART HEALTHY EXERCISES WALKING To keep up a routine, you can walk with family members, friends, coworkers, or pets. 1 DANCING With a wide variety of styles, such as Hip Hop, 2 Ballroom and Ballet,CYCLING dancing is one of theMake efficient use of your healthy heart exercisescycling time and bike to work with something to offeror to do your errands. Even everyone. 3better, join a cycling clubandenjoy the companionship. 4 5 RUNNING It is one of the best ways to burn calories (a 150-pound person can burn 100 calories per mile), a bonus if you are SWIMMING also trying to lose Swimming burns lots of weight to reduce your calories, anywhere from risk of heart disease 500-650 per hour depending on how efficiently you swim.
MAJOR SIGNS OF A HEART ATTACK 1 Feeling weak, light-headed, or faintPain or discomfortin the jaw, neck, 2 4or back Pain or discomfort 3 in arm or shoulderChest pain or 5discomfort Shortness of breath You should also keep a bottle of aspirin handy. At the onset of any of the symptoms of a heart attack, by popping a Everyone’s symptoms can be couple of aspirin immediately, you can thin different. Thus, if you feel any of the your blood and potentially give yourself enough above, pay attention. If you are in an at time to get to an emergency room. risk group (If you have high cholesterol, high blood pressure, Diabetes, are a smoker, are obese, eat junk all the time, never exercise, or drink alcohol on a regular basis) you should probably make some lifestyle changes. There are three things you can do to help prevent yourself from developing CHD. 1. Lower your cholesterol 2. Lower your body weight 3. Exercise on a regular basis