By Kac Young PhD, ND, DCH.
Continued from part 1 of this article…..
2. Exercise. Your body was built to move. It needs to breathe, to strengthen its muscles, to work the tissues, move the cells and expel toxins. You have to walk, run, jump and work your heart muscle in order to keep it fit and functioning. Being a couch potato, a video addict, or a desk slave will only weaken your organs and invite in physical problems .
3. Mental attitude. Cultivate a positive way of looking at the world, your challenges and road blocks. No one has a perfect life, but those who look at failures, defeats and setbacks as lessons become even more determined to succeed usually do. Chose friends that support who you are and what you do and excise those who are complainers, nags and naysayers. Keep yourself in a positive frame of mind by using books, apps CD’s and things that really motivate you.
4. Get Help. You may need a doctor’s prescription to help reduce your cholesterol count. Choose drugs as helpers, not as crutches. Use diet and exercise to maintain your heart health and only ask for a drug if you need something extra to keep your heart marker levels healthy. When you do the main work yourself through diet, exercise and mental attitude, you will experience the rewards, feel better about yourself and live a longer, healthier and more productive life as a result of your good efforts. You’ll be around a lot longer to pat yourself on the back if you heed these four steps. Visit www.hearteasy.com for more information on how to have and maintain a healthy heart.
– Kac Young, a former television director and producer, has earned a Ph.D. in Natural Health and is a Doctor of both Clinical Hypnotherapy and Naturopathy. She is the author of 10 books. Heart Easy is a system of nutritionally sound, delicious meals that promote heart health, long life and taste great. Traditional recipes are turned into heart healthy meals that anyone can make. The health results are outstanding.