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September 29 is World Heart Day. Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death worldwide. Here are five ways to reduce your risk and keep your heart healthy.
Aim for 30 to 60 minutes of daily physical activity.
GET ENOUGH SLEEP
Stick to a sleep schedule and get at least seven hours of slumber each night.
Think meditation, relaxation exercises and physical activity.
EAT A HEART-HEALTHY DIET
Include fruits, veggies, lean meat, fish, whole grains and healthy fats in your meals.
It’s one of the best things you can do for your heart and your risk of heart disease begins to drop after quitting in as little as one day.