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Secrets for a Healthy Heart

For overall good health it is essential to have a healthy heart.

Anurag Khare 

How cardiac arrest is different from a heart attack and heart failure?

is one of the most if not the most important factor for staying healthy. For overall good it is essential to have a The older one get, the weaker the becomes thus it becomes doubly important for individuals over the age of 40 to care for the of their hearts. Whether you're eating healthy or are giving up bad habits, there are many ways to take care of your What one eats is the most essential factor that impacts the Thus avoiding junk and oily food and consuming lots of fresh fruits and vegetables along with oats and omega-3 is a good way to nourish your

for a Healthy Heart

There are tons of diets and advice available online and elsewhere regarding what is and what is not beneficial for the of your Most of these advices aren’t supported by any scientific evidence but some of these are maybe partly true. When it comes to diets and the of the heart, researchers have given a big thumps up to Data prove that people on a have a reduced risk of diseases and problems. Olive oil which forms an integral part of is believed to be beneficial in controlling and cholesterol which are directly associated with the heart’s Other than generous usage of olive oil, a also mostly consists of fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains, nuts, beans, seeds, legumes, moderate serving of poultry and wine and very little amount of red meat.

Prevent Diseases and Improve Heart’s Naturally

diseases are also called One of the ways to prevent diseases and to gauge the of the is to keep numbers which are associated with the in check. These numbers are blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar, weight and waist size. The best way to improve the heart’s naturally is by consuming a healthy diet and by exercising regularly. Cardiovascular exercises on a regular basis can help the be stronger and healthier. So, other than the usual tips for a what are some of the secrets or lesser known tips that one should know to achieve a healthier Firstly never skip breakfast, have a real and a healthy breakfast everyday for a Oral hygiene is also directly associated with the so take oral healthcare seriously and brush twice. Regular sexual intercourse is also a great cardiovascular activity that reduces the risk of developing cardiovascular diseases and also helps reduce stress. High endurance sports such as running, cycling, hiking, swimming and more can also help improve and maintain a

Other Tips for a Healthy Heart

Other than diet and regular some lifestyle changes can also go a long way in achieving and maintaining a Reduce or better still quit smoking and usage of tobacco. Stress and lack of sleep also has an adverse impact on thus learn to relax and de-stress. Activities such as meditation, Yoga, walking, jogging and swimming can also help one relax and thus are good for the There have been conflicting studies about the impact of alcohol on the But there is no doubt about the fact that excessive drinking of alcohol is bad for the Limiting sodium intake which is consuming less salt is also beneficial for the Replacing saturated fatty acids with unsaturated fatty acids in the daily diet can also help lower cholesterol levels, which is one of the risk factors for diseases. 

First Published: Mon, November 27 2017. 10:05 IST