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7 Factors of Heart Health

These seven factors- if you can keep them ideal or control the,- end up being the fountain of youth for your heart. You live longer, you live healthier longer, you have much better quality of life in older age, require less medication, less medical care.

Specifically, those with ideal cardiovascular health can answer yes to the following seven questions:
Never smoked or quit more than one year ago. Body mass index less than 25.Get at least 150 minutes of moderate exercise each week (that's 30 minutes 5x week)Meet these dietary recommendations:Eat whole, unprocessed foods60-80% of your plate should be fresh vegetables in salad or lightly steamed. Also include plenty of fresh fruits- preferably organicDo not eat commercially processed foods such as cookies, cakes, crackers, TV dinners, soft drinks, packaged sauce mixes, etc. READ LABELS! Avoid all refined sweeteners such as sugar, dextrose, glucose, high fructose, corny syrup and fruit juices.Avoid white flour, white flour products a…

7 Heart Facts and Figures

In spirit of Valentine's day, we want your heart not only be filled with love but to also to be functioning at its full potential. You cannot love without a healthy & happy heart, right? Our office wants to inform you on how your heart functions over time and on a daily basis.

♥ A child's heart is about the size of a clenched fist; an adults heart is about the size of two fists.

♥ Blood is about 78% water.

♥ Your heart is connected to approximately 60,000 miles of blood vessels- enough to go around the earth's equator 2 and a half times.

♥ Blood takes about 20 seconds to circulate throughout the entire vascular system.

♥ It beats at an average rate of 72 times per minute, 1,000,000 times per day.

♥ This represents enough pumped about 71 millions gallons of blood.

♥ By age 70 your heart will have pumped about 71 million gallons of blood.

♥ Your brain controls your heart through spinal nerves. It is very important to get adjusted to allow your heart to function at its be…