Reversing heart disease in 4 ways

Reversing heart disease is possible through adopting a healthy lifestyle like healthy eating habits and kicking out inactivity through the window and start exercising.

According to the Center for Disease Control(CDC), Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women , and more than half of the deaths as a result of heart disease in 2008 were men.

Reversing heart disease can not be realized or achieved if individuals continue to indulge in their rich, fatty diets and lack of activity or exercise. For many years, experts in medical field and us know that embracing a diet high in saturated fat, and cholesterol is the primary and essential cause of coronary heart diseases.

And individuals at the high risk of suffering from heart disease includes individuals who are;

  • 1. Inactive i.e. lack of exercise
  • 2. Obese individuals
  • 3. Those with Hypertension or High blood pressure
  • 4. Cigarette smokers
  • 5. Those with High cholesterol
  • 6. Diabetes

So I know the next question you are asking is how do I start reversing heart disease? Well, it is very simple and requires discipline from your part;

1. Eliminate high fat diet - One way of reversing heart disease is by doing away with saturated fats. First of all you start by eliminating high fat diet from your menu and make a commitment to stick to that.

And some of the ways to reduce high fat diet includes using skimmed milk/reduced fat instead of whole milk , use lean red meat, healthy cooking oils even for dressing such as olive oils which are very healthy and good for your heart.

Eat rich , unrefined whole foods and ones rich in fiber. Also increase intake of fresh fruits and vegetables.

2. Lose weight - lose weight by eating healthy unrefined foods and exercise, for having a healthy weight is good for your heart as it doesn't strain it when it comes to its functionality.

3. Quit smoking and reduce alcohol intake -Quit smoking and alcohol and you will start reversing heart disease that continue to claim lives everyday. Alcohol has a potential risk of raising blood pressure, blood lipids and even the risk of stroke and heart disease.

4. Exercise - Doing exercise is another way of reversing heart disease. Our creator of the universe designed our bodies for activity and not inactivity which many of us have adopted. Exercise has so many tremendous benefits to our body and health.

Like it helps in strengthening our heart , lower bad LDL cholesterol levels in the blood and also lowers blood pressure and maintain a healthy weight.

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