Experts say that it takes hearing or seeing something at least 7 times before you begin to notice it. Well, I can tell you this is far more then the 7th study connecting healthy lifestyles to lowered heart disease risk. By now you know that here at EraseDisease.com we facilitate healthy living through natural alternatives to prescription medications. So when we come across another study like this, we have to share it!
Four Out of Five Heart Attacks
According to ABCNews.com, researchers in Sweden followed more than 20,000 men for 11 years. The ones who didn’t smoke and maintained several good health practices reduced their heart attack rates by 86 percent. In other words, they prevented four out of five heart attacks.
Think about that for a moment. All you have to do is maintain a healthy lifestyle, and your risk for heart disease can be reduced by 86%. That is remarkable, and it’s something you should be excited about!
According to the study, the healthiest men with the lowest risk for heart disease didn’t smoke, maintained an exercise regiment for at least one hour per week, consumed no more then two glasses of alcohol daily, and ate their fruits, veggies, whole grains and fish.
Additionally, the healthier and lowest risk for heart attack category had waist measurements less than 38 inches. As we’ve discussed in the past, waist size has been shown to correlate directly with heart disease risk.
Don’t stress about dramatically changing your entirely life today. Start small with baby steps and work towards living a healthier life. For example, the researchers found that small habit changes dramatically decrease the risk of a heart attack. If you were to quit smoking today you’d drop your heart attack risk by 36 percent. If you changed your diet today you’d drop your heart attack risk by 35 percent.
According to physicians and researchers in the ABCNews.com article, the single most important step is to stop smoking. Smokers have a 70 percent higher death rate from coronary artery disease than do nonsmokers. If you were to quit today, after reading this blog, your overall risk for heart disease is cut in half 1 year after quitting. After 15 years, that risk for heart disease drops to the same as the risk on someone who has never smoke.
Start small and make those changes that will change your life! Start with Cardio Juvenate Plus.