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Health of the Heart

Posted Mar 07 2013 1:05am
Heart related diseases are on the rise all over the world and more and more people are getting vulnerable to dreaded heart diseases.

It is essential to take precautions at an early age and stage to protect yourself from the killer heart diseases and you may ponder on some of these tips to have a healthy heart.

Healthy HeartYour diet must contain all cereals and pulses ,fresh green vegetables and fruits ,low fat milk , moderate intake of salt and sugar and you must avoid all kinds of fried and salted foods, avoid junk food, and foods laced with sugar, as your heart gets stressed when your intake of high fat foods is high and you have the tendency to put weight.

Exercise regularly as it leads to increased energy and the flow of the blood to the heart remains constant and stable and reduces and burns the unwanted calories. The exercise needs of every individual differs according to the age and medical conditions, dietary habits ,type of work ,hence while exercising or working out in the gym ,know your limitations and do not indulge in  exercises which puts a stress on your heart.

Live a stress free disciplined life style, have a regular sleeping routine, practice meditation and yoga to keep your body fit and your mind relaxed.

Unwanted stress leads to problems in the heart and takes a toll on our heart and overall health. It may also cause heart attacks if the severity is unbearable.

Consuming abnormal quantity of alcohol or being addicted to drugs too has severe repercussions on your heart and you need to try your best to give up these vices.

You will also benefit if you reduce the consumption of saturated fats or refined carbs.

Regularize your eating habits and eat at fixed intervals in order to keep yourself fit.

You need to remain calm and lead a life without stress as well as maintain a positive countenance if you wish to remain fit and fine. This will help not only to maintain your health but your overall fitness as well.

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