Adult Lifestyle Changes Lower Heart Risk

Five healthy lifestyle changes (not overweight/obese, low alcohol intake, healthy diet, physically active, nonsmoker) have been found to lower risk of heart disease in later life. Researchers found the opposite was true also: adding unhealthy habits or dropping healthy ones increased risks.

PositiveTip: Choosing good lifestyle habits, even in young adulthood, moderates the risk of heart disease during the lifetime.