Change Your Lifestyle for Your Heart Health

After going through many scientific articles, listening to hundreds of experts, and keeping an ear open when patients tell about their experiences, Lionel Opie, author of Living Longer, Living Better, identified that there are only five lifestyle changes with compelling evidence behind them.

Collectively, these steps provide about 80% protection from many illnesses and conditions. They are as follows:

1. Give up smoking.

2. Exercise is the elixir of life.

3.Avoid a Western Diet.

4. Maintain a healthy weight.

5. Only have moderate alcohol.

SOURCE: The five big lifestyle changes for heart health