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How to Live Heart Healthy: Tips & Tricks

Feb 10, 2022

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How to Live Heart Healthy: Tips & Tricks

Eating healthy foods and living a healthy lifestyle are essential to prevent and manage heart disease, which is easier than you may think!

The key to heart health is staying on your wellness journey path and maintaining the same pattern of choices. If you incorporate some of the choices below into your lifestyle you can enjoy long-term benefits for your health and your heart.

Three principles to a heart healthy diet:

  1. Consume less saturated fat
  2. Cut back on the salt
  3. Eat more fiber

Create a heart healthy shopping list:

  • Fresh vegetables such as tomatoes, cabbage, and carrots
  • Leafy greens for salads
  • Fresh fruits
  • Fat-free or low-fat milk, yogurt, cheese
  • Whole-grain foods such as bread, bagels, tortillas, or cereal
  • Seafood
  • Lean poultry such as skinless chicken or turkey breast
  • Lean meats such as pork shoulder, beef sirloin, or ground beef
  • Beans, peas, and lentils
  • Unsalted nuts, seeds, and nut butters
  • Olive oil (instead of butter for cooking)

Live a Heart Healthy Lifestyle:

One of the key factors in living a heart healthy lifestyle is to burn at least as many calories as you take in. This starts by having a rough idea of how many calories you need to be eating and drinking on a daily basis to maintain your weight or reach your target weight goal. There is not a one-size-fits-all answer to this question. The number of calories a person needs can vary depending upon age, gender, and level of physical activity.

Healthcare professionals at Nova Vita Wellness Centers can help you find your balance with a consultation and our comprehensive lab panels, which measure a complete blood cell count, comprehensive metabolic panel, and a lipid panel—all three of which are essential to heart health.

Additionally, our 3D Body Scanner which provides precise body composition measurements on target areas. Once your baseline is established, you can determine how much physical activity you need to help you maintain a heart healthy life. You can routinely check your progress with body scans which show you numbers beyond the bathroom scale and progress which is invisible to the naked eye.

Nova Vita Solutions for a Heart Healthy Lifestyle:

As you make your own progress on your wellness journey to living a heart healthy lifestyle, we have additional services which can help you reach your goals. Everyone’s body is different, which is why our infusions are specially formulated in-house to provide optimal efficacy and bioavailability.

Cleanse IV Vitamin Infusion: This infusion is formulated to improve the liver’s ability to remove toxins by providing essential amino acids, vitamins and nutrients. Often referred to as the “master antioxidant”, glutathione is the most powerful naturally occurring antioxidant in all human cells and is known for its role in providing antioxidant protection for the body’s tissues, including arteries and the heart. In fact, studies show that glutathione deficiency is related to structural cardiac abnormalities.

Coenzyme Q10: This antioxidant, more commonly known as CoQ10, is a naturally occurring substance in the human body. The highest levels are found in the liver, kidneys, pancreas, and especially the heart. Researchers report that CoQ10 supplementation could beneficial for people living with cardiovascular disease by reducing the risk for repeat heart attacks and improving outcomes in patients with heart failure. Other data reports CoQ10 can lower blood pressure and aid in combating the side effects of certain cholesterol-lowering statins. Lastly, research has shown that CoQ10 may reduce the risk of heart damage caused by chemotherapy and reduce the risk of heart surgery complications. Nova Vita Wellness Centers offers CoQ10 in several of our infusions as well as a standalone Vitamin Booster which can be added to any infusion or received via an intramuscular injection.

There are several other vitamins and minerals essential to heart health which can be found in our infusions, including magnesium, folate, and vitamin D.

No matter where you are on your wellness journey to living a heart healthy lifestyle, the healthcare professionals at Nova Vita Wellness Centers are here to help. Our goal is to offer proactive solutions which are specifically chosen for your body’s needs. Achieving and maintaining a healthy heart cannot be done solely with the traditional medicine approach of the same medication for everyone. Your body and especially your heart are unique to you, which means the solutions for a healthy lifestyle should be as well.

For every 115,000 times your heart beats each day, Nova Vita Wellness Centers is here to help.

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