prevention strategies

The warning signs are numerous, but the newest treatments can keep a heart beating normally. 


  • Follow the Food Guide Pyramid and eat lots of fruits, vegetables and grains
  • Keep within your daily calorie needs
  • Control the amount of fat, sugar and cholesterol you eat
  • Make sure you eat lots of fiber
  • Adapt healthy cooking techniques such as baking, grilling or broiling
  • Avoid fad diets that promise quick weight loss


  • Stop smoking, and avoid secondhand smoke
  • Drink alcohol only in moderation
  • Exercise regularly
  • Reduce both internal and external stress

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