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Seven behaviors cut heart deaths

By Dr K K Aggarwal
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Seven heart–healthy behaviors can reduce the risk of death from cardiovascular disease. In a prospective study by Enrique Artero, PhD, of the University of South Carolina and colleagues and published in the October issue of the Mayo Clinic Proceedings, those who met 3–4 of the American Heart Association’s ‘Simple Seven’ heart–health criteria had a 55% lower risk of cardiovascular mortality than those who met no more than two of those practices over 11 years.


Four core behaviors

  1. No smoking
  2. Normal body mass index
  3. Engaging in physical activity
  4. Eating healthfully

Three parameters

  1. Cholesterol lower than 200 mg/dL
  2. Blood pressure lower than 120/80 mm Hg
  3. Not having diabetes

Seven behaviors cut heart deaths

By Dr K K Aggarwal
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Seven heart-healthy behaviors can reduce the risk of death from cardiovascular disease. In a prospective study, by Enrique Artero, PhD, of the University of South Carolina, and colleagues and published in the journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings, those who met 3-4 of the American Heart Association’s ‘Simple Seven’ heart-health criteria had a 55% lower risk of cardiovascular mortality than those who met no more than two of those practices over 11 years.

Four core behaviors

1. No smoking
2. Normal body mass index
3. Engaging in physical activity
4. Eating healthfully

Three parameters

1. Cholesterol lower than 200 mg/dL
2. Blood pressure lower than 120/80 mm Hg
3. Not having diabetes

Seven behaviors cut heart deaths

By Dr K K Aggarwal
Filed Under Wellness | Tagged With: , , | | Comments Off on Seven behaviors cut heart deaths

Seven heart–healthy behaviors can reduce the risk of death from cardiovascular disease. In a prospective study by Enrique Artero, PhD, of the University of South Carolina and colleagues and published in the October issue of the Mayo Clinic Proceedings, those who met 3–4 of the American Heart Association’s ‘Simple Seven’ heart–health criteria had a 55% lower risk of cardiovascular mortality than those who met no more than two of those practices over 11 years.

Four core behaviors

No smoking
Normal body mass index
Engaging in physical activity
Eating healthfully

Three parameters

Cholesterol lower than 200 mg/dL
Blood pressure lower than 120/80 mm Hg
Not having diabetes

Seven Behaviors Cut Heart Deaths

By Dr K K Aggarwal
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Seven heart–healthy behaviors can reduce the risk of death from cardiovascular disease. In a prospective study, by Enrique Artero, PhD, of the University of South Carolina, and colleagues and published in the October issue of the Mayo Clinic Proceedings, those who met 3–4 of the American Heart Association’s ‘Simple Seven’ heart–health criteria had a 55% lower risk of cardiovascular mortality than those who met no more than two of those practices over 11 years.

Four core behaviors

  1. No smoking
  2. Normal body mass index
  3. Engaging in physical activity
  4. Eating healthfully

Three parameters

  1. Cholesterol lower than 200 mg/dL
  2. Blood pressure lower than 120/80 mm Hg
  3. Not having diabetes

Seven Behaviors Cut Heart Deaths

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Seven heart-healthy behaviors can reduce the risk of death from cardiovascular disease,.

The forthcoming MTNL Perfect Health Mela being held in November will focus on prevention of heart attack and paralysis.

In a prospective study, by Enrique Artero, PhD, of the University of South Carolina, and colleagues and published in the October issue of the Mayo Clinic Proceedings, those who met 3-4 of the American Heart Association’s ‘Simple Seven’ heart-health criteria had a 55% lower risk of cardiovascular mortality than those who met no more than two of those practices over 11 years.

Four core behaviors

  1. No smoking
  2. Normal body mass index
  3.  Engaging in physical activity
  4. Eating healthfully

Three parameters

  1. Cholesterol lower than 200 mg/dL
  2. Blood pressure lower than 120/80 mm Hg
  3. Not having diabetes