Five Easy Ways to Show Your Heart Love

Be Sweet to your heart

At 40 years old, I was diagnosed with a severe heart valve condition and told by doctors that the only way to fix it was to have surgery. Thankfully, I was able to change my health, and heart fitness without surgery.  The earlier you take good care of your heart the better. Trust me, I know for sure that If you take good care of your heart, it’ll take GREAT care of you!

Here are a few simple ways you can show your heart love.

Always Know Your Numbers

High blood pressure and high cholesterol are major risk factors for heart disease. Make sure to get your blood pressure and cholesterol levels checked regularly. Knowing this key information can help you keep your risk factors under control. Need Accountability? Coaching might help you.

Stay Active

Once you know your inforamation. Take action and be physically active on purpose. Proper exercise is essential for a healthy heart.

Aim Accordingly

Everyone’s body type is different. Whatever a healthy weight is for someone else might not be exactly the same for you. Carrying more weight than you should increases your risk for heart problems. Consult with a health professional to find out what the best weight is for your body.

Supplement Smart

Support your healthy eating habits with Plant sterols or (phytosterols) Research shows they aid in healthy cholesterol levels. Fish oils like omega-3 fatty acids and CoQ10 also help.

Eat Good Food Often

Don’t get too excited. Of course “good” here means healthy and nutritous. Your heart works better with food that’s low in cholesterol and saturated fat.  Eating fruits, vegetables, and whole grains regularly will bless you. Dont’ know where to start? Try my meal plan and workout guide.

 

 

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