Steven G Pratt M.D., FACS, ABIHM

February is heart health month  

The leading cause of death in the United States for both men and women is cardio vascular disease. Here are 22 tips to help prevent the disease.

Tip #1. Do not Smoke

Tip #2. Live in a healthy environment

Tip #3. Get seven to eight hours of sleep each night.

Tip #4. Watch your weight.

Tip #5. Get plenty of exercise.

Tip #6. Keep your blood pressure low.                                               

Tip #7. Eat fruits and vegetables.

Tip #8. Be a Carotenoid king or queen.

Tip #9. Eat plenty of antioxidants.

Tip #10. Get plenty of potassium.

Tip #11. Love those nuts and seeds.

Tip #12 Eat those healthy fats.

Tip #13. Consume wild Alaskan salmon 3 times a week.

Tip #14. Drink tea.

Tip #15. Thin your blood naturally.

Tip #16. Take a multi vitamin containing vitamin B, choline and betaine.

Tip #17. Consume whole food soy protein.

Tip #18. Get plenty of whole grains.

Tip #19. Control your blood sugar.

Tip #20. Add 2-4 tablespoons of flax seed meal to your diet daily.

Tip #21. Take a fish oil supplement daily. EPA/DHA

Tip #22. Indulge in dark chocolate.

For more details check out my book. “Superhealth”

 

 

  SPRING IS AROUND THE CORNER BEGIN THINKING ABOUT STARTING YOUR VEGETABLE GARDEN

 

Dr. Pratt gardening with his 2 helpers