Wellness Tips Wednesday: Heart Health Pt. 2

Posted on : July 5, 2017

The heart is the most vital part of your body, treat it right and it will serve you well. We have some tips to help you accomplish this mission and it’s not as difficult as you may think.

Eat Fish

By including fish into your diet, you will be able to maintain a healthy heart. Fish, especially salmon, tuna and sardines are great providers of omega-3, which is a fatty acid. Omega-3 is able to help keep heart disease at bay. The recommended serving should be consumed at least twice a week.

Numbers are Important

Having an idea of what your blood pressure stats are, is highly important in knowing where you stand with heart health. Getting your blood pressure checked helps you to know your blood sugar levels, triglycerides and your cholesterol. By knowing your numbers, you’re able to better understand how your diet and exercise could be impacts. Your doctor will always give you the best advice on how to maintain or improve your numbers.

No More Fats

Curb your appetite when it comes to highly fatty foods. It’s understandable that cheeseburgers are delicious, ice cream is yummy and pizza is an amazing quick meal. However, by eating too many fats, your heart may not be able to handle the calories and you may fall into some trouble. Keep tabs on your calorie intake, the fats within your foods and the grease as well. Think smart to preserve that heart.

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