Best Practices for a Healthy Heart

Best Practices for a Healthy Heart

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The heart beats more than 2, 500, 000, 000 times over the average lifea€”and, despite great strides in medicine, prevention is still the best way to keep your heart running strong. If you want to help your hearta€”and especially if you already have a cardiac diagnosis, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, or a family history of heart diseasea€”Best Practices for a Healthy Heart is your complete guide to cardio care. For more than twenty years, award-winning, board-certified cardiologist Dr. Sarah Samaan has treated thousands of patients and tirelessly kept pace with the latest researcha€”and now, she condenses her best advice into 7 easy steps on how to: a€c Take charge of your a€œnumbersa€a€”your weight, cholesterol, heart rate, and blood pressure a€c Make heart-smart choices about food, exercise, and stress a€c Work with your doctor to design the right treatment for you a€c Tell which supplements and alternative therapies really help a€c Avoid vices that will harm your hearta€”and much more! Put these best practices in action today, and you will decrease your risk of disease and dependence on medication, experience a wealth of positive a€œside effectsa€ (from a smaller waistline to a happier outlook!), and soon be seven steps nearer to optimal heart health.Trans fats begin life as relatively inoffensive polyunsaturated fats, such as soybean oil or even fish oil. Through a chemical process, more hydrogen atoms are addeda€”this is where we get the term partially hydrogenateda€”to make these oilyanbsp;...

Title:Best Practices for a Healthy Heart
Author:Sarah Samaan
Publisher:Workman Publishing - 2012-12-07


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