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Heart Health Nutrition
Heart Health – right at the heart of our health…
Keeping our heart healthy is key to your overall health
Heart Health Nutrition
Whether you’re in your 20s, 40s or 60s, it is important to take care of your cardiovascular health.
Heart disease happens to be our leading cause of death and whilst treatment of heart disease nowadays is merely through the prescription drugs, experts agree that heart disease is a lifestyle disease and, as such, preventable with the change in lifestyle.
Heart Health Statistics
7.4 Million people live with heart disease in the UK
3 minutes one person dies of heart disease; Every 8 minutes in the UK
80 Billion £££ is how much heart & respiratory disease costs the health care systems of Europe. £9 billion UK alone.
27 % of all UK deaths is caused by heart disease
50 % of heart attacks are associated with high blood pressure
28 % of adults in the UK have high blood pressure, that is 15 million adults.
Steps to improve your Heart Health...
DIET, NUTRITION & HEART HEALTH
Heart Disease is considered to be predominantly a Lifestyle Disease and, as such, in most cases it can be prevented and reversed with a change in lifestyle. Research shows that following measures reduce the risk of developing Heart Disease…
Exercise Regularly. 37% of adults in the UK do not meet physical activity recommendations
Manage Your Weight. 27% of adults in the UK are obese and over 65% are overweight, which increase the risk of heart disease
Stop Smoking. Nearly 100 000 smokers in the UK die from smoking-related causes, 20 000 deaths from heart disease can be attributed to smoking.
Increase intake of fruits & vegetables. Only 25% of adults and 15% of children meet the recommended Five-A-Day portions of Fruit & Veg
Reduce your coffee consumption and replace it with green tea and water
Eliminate processed foods from diet
Eliminate Alcohol. 25% of adults in the UK exceed national alcohol guidelines. No level of use is without the risk.
Reduce added Sugar intake. This includes cereals, cakes, ice creams, fruit juices etc.
Reduce Animal Protein intake and other sources of Saturated Fat.
Increase your intake of Omega 3 healthy fats in foods & through quality supplements
Increase your intake of Dietary Fibre to Optimal levels of over 30 grams per day
Increase your intake of plant protein, in particular soy protein
Optimise Your Heart Health
Herbalife Nutrition Healthy Heart Solutions
Whether you need more fibre in your diet (without adding the calories), more plant protein, healthier hydration alternatives or generally to feel better – Herbalife Nutrition has a range of products that can support your healthy heart together with other changes in your lifestyle