If your parents did not have heart disease, it does not mean you are in the clear. On the other hand, if your parents did have heart disease, you are at a higher risk of developing it.
As we’ve mentioned in previous posts, it’s best to control what you can. Refrain from smoking, exercise regularly, and eat right.
Following a healthy diet is actually pretty easy these days. Head to almost any restaurant’s website and you can find a breakdown of all the nutritional information for each product. Both food manufacturers and restaurants are making a stronger effort to provide healthy, natural options without sacrificing taste.
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Information for this post was found via USA Today.