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How often do you eat raw or roasted nuts?
A couple times a week
Only at parties
Heart Health Fact
Almonds, walnuts and pistachios are a super source of "good fat" -omega-3 fatty acids. Nibble on these and your heart will thank you.
Once a day
More than 3 times a day
Gum disease is directly related to strokes and heart attacks. So don't give your teeth the brush off.
3 or 4 times a week
You don't have to get sweaty to get healthy. Accumulating at least 30 minutes of moderate physical activity five days a week is a step in the heart-healthy direction.
3 or more cups
1 or 2 cups
Good news java lovers: Moderate coffee drinkers are less likely to have heart rhythm disturbances and have a lower risk of heart disease.
Set your sleep timer.
Don't have time
People who habitually get less than the doctor recommended 8 hours of sleep a night are more prone to irregular heartbeats, hypertension and diabetes.
Once a week
When I catch it
As much as possible
The omega-3 fatty acids found in fish can reduce inflammation that damages blood vessels and leads to heart disease. Specialists encourage eating fish twice a week.
Excluding the soda, which dehydrates you, these drinks all have health benefits. Orange juice, however, is also rich in potassium and can even help lower blood pressure.
Turn your frown upside down. Whatever tickles your fancy, laughing can increase blood flow for up to 45 minutes. It really is medicine.
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