How to Prevent
1. Eat a healthy diet.
That’s easy to say, but difficult to explain. What exactly is a
The DASH eating plan is one example of an eating plan that has
proven to be effective for reducing the risk factors you learned about in my last article. The eating plan is rich
in fish, whole grains, fruits and vegetables. It is low in sodium, saturated and
The DASH plan is just one example of a healthy diet. If you are
not familiar with meal planning, do not rely on popular fad diets, of which the low-carb diet is one. Carbs are
actually an essential part of a healthy eating plan. The best advice is to consult a registered dietician to create
an eating plan that suits your tastes and reduces your risks.
2. Be physically active.
Regular physical activity is essential for good circulatory
health. Any amount of physical activity is better than none. Do what you are capable of doing. Consult your doctor
if you have already suffered a heart attack or if you have known cardiovascular disease. Then get moving. No one
can do this for you. Being physically active also reduces stress.
3. Do not smoke cigarettes or use tobacco products of any kind.
Avoid second hand smoke. Nicotine and other compounds in cigarette smoke raise blood pressure and damage the blood
vessels. People who smoke have unhealthy cholesterol levels because of the affect that the chemicals have on the
liver. Most cholesterol is produced by the liver. Only a small amount comes from
4. Lose weight.
Even losing 10 pounds can reduce your
5. Use alcohol in moderation, if at
Moderate alcohol intake, especially red wine, can relax your blood vessels and lower your blood
pressure. Any amount over one or two drinks raises blood pressure and increases your risk of cardiovascular
Supplement your healthy diet with those nutrients listed in my last article.
The omega-3 fatty acids help to increase circulating blood
levels of HDL cholesterol, which also has the effect of lowering LDL (bad) cholesterol. Fish oils specifically
reduce the risk of clotting, lower blood triglyceride levels and lower blood
Antioxidants like vitamin C and E help to prevent oxidation of
fats that are currently circulating in your bloodstream. The fats become deadly when they become
Vitamin K ensures that calcium, magnesium and other minerals go
to your bones; not into your bloodstream. The oxidized fats are often calcified, meaning they contain
Potassium lowers blood pressure, just as sodium raises it. The
other nutrients act in a variety of ways to keep the circulatory system healthy.
7. Take a specialty supplement.
A specialty supplement is one that is designed specifically to
clean out your arteries and reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease. In addition to the nutrients mentioned
above, it should also contain special enzymes called nattozimes. Nattozimes have been shown to safely “clean” the
The supplement I recommend for preventing heart disease is
Cardio-Klenz. Click here to learn more about it.
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