Reduce Your Risk

| 03/04/2016 | 0 Comments More
Healthy Living

Healthy Living

You can reduce your risk of Coronary Heart Disease by:

  • Not being over weight
  • Eating less saturated fat
  • Eating 5 portions of fruit and vegetables a day
  • Eating fewer sugary snacks and drinks
  • Drinking moderate amounts of alcohol and not exceeding the recommended guidelines
  • Not smoking
  • Exercise regularly
  • Reduce your stress levels and learn to relax


Eating a balanced, healthy diet may help reduce your risk of coronary heart disease and benefit you by:

  • Helping you reach or maintain a healthy body weight and to reduce the strain on your heart
  • Helping you to lower your blood cholesterol level
  • Keeping your blood pressure down
  • Helping to prevent the unwanted fatty layer from building up in the walls of your arteries which over time can restrict blood flow
  • Helping to prevent blood clots called thrombosis forming
  • Increasing your chances of survival if you do suffer from heart attack


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