1) Be more active:exercise 2) Aim for a Healthy Weight:start with trying to loss 7-10% body weight 3) Eat less Saturated Fat: Solid, hard, at room temp. and is found in bacon and shortening. 4) Eat more Fiber: can help you lower your cholesterol and blood glucose. Fiber is found in vegetables, fruits,beans, whole grain breads and cereals. 5) Learn all you can about Heart Disease: learning about the condition will help you feel less stressed and more in control. Learn how it affects you personally, such as what you can do to improve your future health and when to call your health care team.
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