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Believe it or not, tea drinkers also have a decreased risk factor for heart disease. Due to its anti-oxidant properties, this is an ideal beverage Ė especially for those who donít eat proper amount of fruits and vegetables, which also contain anti-oxidants.
This type of beverage, in addition to fruits and vegetables, are rich in natural anti-oxidants and are, therefore, better for your heart health and overall health profile than supplements.
The bottom line is that, in order to have more control over health of your heart, there are specific types of behaviors and activities that you can integrate into your daily lifestyle.
These include eating a heart-healthy diet, controlling your weight, smoking cessation, controlling diabetes (if present), maintaining healthy cholesterol levels, controlling blood pressure levels, managing stress and participating in a daily exercise program Ė either by taking a class, enrolling in a gym or health spa, or designing an exercise plan that can be executed at home.
A simple stroll around neighborhood each day will help to control these potential risk factors. Medical professionals prescribe an hour of exercise each day Ė seven days a week.
Of course, regular medical examinations are a necessary part of your health program, and those who are seeking to reduce their risk of heart disease should be screened for those types of ailments on a regular basis.
Early detection can mean difference between losing your life to heart disease and adding years to your life by taking necessary measures to restore your heart to good health.
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