• Avoid smoking or quit the habit altogether.
  • Aim at getting 30 minutes to 1 hour of exercise at least 5 days a week.
  • Eat a heart-healthy diet rich in fiber.
  • Avoid saturated fat in any form.
  • Maintain a healthy body weight.
  • Keep your blood sugar, blood cholesterol and blood pressure under control.
  • Manage stress through meditation and activities such as yoga.