It is estimated the over 80,000,000 American suffer from heart disease (that’s 1 in 3) with 1 American dying every 37 seconds as a result of complications related to heart disease. It has been the leading killer of American each year since 1900 (with the exception of 1918). The most disturbing part of the Heart Disease Tragedy is that it can be cured and/or prevented in most cases.
A recent study has shown that 4 factors greatly can greatly increase your 30 year risk of developing heart disease. Here they are and here is what you can do to ensure you don’t have or develop them.
- Excessive bodyweight – It is truly amazing how losing weight can cure so many diseases that plague the world today. Following the nutrition and exercise guidelines in this newsletter and those found in Naked Nutrition will allow to you maintain a healthy body weight.
- High Blood Pressure – It is not surprising that weight loss can help lower blood pressure. But in addition, a diet rich is fruits, vegetables, and low fat dairy products (3 serving per day of dairy). Can help lower your blood pressure.
- Smoking – Just STOP.
- Diabetes – Type II Diabetes is becoming an ever growing health problem in the United States. By controlling your bodyweight, reducing the amount of starchy carbs (refined grains, pastas, etc) you eat, consuming more fruits and vegetables (at least one at every meal), and exercising for 5 hours a week, you will squash your risk of developing diabetes.
If you want me to personally help you with your diet then this is the way to go.