Did you know that cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of death globally? Did you also know that the majority of these deaths could be prevented by leading a healthy lifestyle? Pretty crazy right?
Why is it the number one cause of death in the world? The answer is an unhealthy lifestyle. By eating a healthy diet, keeping active, avoid smoking and abusing alcohol, cardiovascular disease could easily be prevented.
As today is the #WorldHeartDay we’ve rounded up the best tips to avoid suffering from heart disease. The beauty of it is that cardiovascular disease is preventable and even for those who have genetic predisposition; you can avoid those genes from activating and provoking a heart attack.
How can we reduce our chances of developing heart disease?
One of the most important factors is our diet. Nowadays, we’re eating less natural foods coming from the earth and more processed foods coming from a can, carton or plastic container. As our dietary habits have changed in the last few decades, so has the amount of people who suffer from heart disease. The rates are constantly increasing, which shouldn’t come as a surprise, considering the effect that diet has on developing cardiovascular disease.
Help us spread awareness of how to prevent the number one cause of death globally! Join us on #WorldHeartDay to create awareness and change the facts and figures around heart disease that are continually growing! Share this article to help a loved one!