Are you worried about your heart health

 Are you worried about your heart health? A healthy lifestyle is very necessary for the heart to be healthy. In today’s world, various factors like sedentary lifestyle, stress, the pressure of work, family responsibilities and many environmental factors are responsible for heart diseases.

Maintaining a healthy body weight can protect your heart. People who are overweight have increased levels of cholesterol, high blood pressure and are at a higher risk of developing Diabetes. Being physically active and eating a healthy diet can prove helpful in controlling body weight as all vitamins and minerals needed by the body will be available for the body to keep it healthy and fit. For overall physical and mental health, keeping our heart healthy is very important.

Here are some tips for a healthy heart which will help you to look after your Heart

Quit Smoking

Consistent smoking is one of the major causes of Coronary Heart Disease. Smoking disturbs the blood pressure level and increases heart rate. It damages the linings of the arteries and cuts the supply of oxygen to the blood. Smokers are almost twice as likely to get heart diseases as compared to non-smokers.

Reduce Salt Intake

The presence of a higher amount of salt in our diet causes an increase in blood pressure levels thus leading to heart problems. Therefore, you should limit your daily salt intake to 6 grams per day. By keeping a check on your daily salt intake, you ensure that your blood pressure is normal.

Cut down on Fats

Excess amount of fat intake is one of the main causes of developing heart related ailments. Fats increase cholesterol levels in our body leading to weight gain. Eating too 


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