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Reduce Your Risk: Obesity & Heart Disease

Excess weight can be more than just a cosmetic concern – it increases your risk of heart and circulatory diseases, likeheart attacks, strokes, and vascular dementia.

Thankfully though, you have the power to reduce this risk through healthy lifestyle changes such as mindful eating habits and regular physical activity – both essential components in reaching sustainable weight loss goals! Keep reading for 3 actions you can take toward reducing your risk factors associated with heart disease.

Healthy Eating Habits
Have you heard that eating healthy meals can help prevent heart disease? It’s true! Eating more fruits and vegetables along with whole grains can reduce cholesterol levels and lower blood pressure.

Regular Exercise
In addition to diet changes, regular exercise is essential for weight loss. Exercise helps to burn calories and increase metabolism which can lead to weight loss over time.

Regular Health Screenings
Finally, it’s important to visit your primary care physician for regular checkups and screenings. Your doctor can monitor weight and other risk factors that could lead to heart disease, such as blood pressure or cholesterol levels.

Taking small steps now toward weight loss and preventive care will pay off later when it comes to reducing our risk factors associated with heart disease. Make sure you prioritize yourself by focusing on maintaining a healthy lifestyle so that you can continue living life fully—for many years to come!

Take control of your weight—and health—by getting started on a weight loss plan today. At Eze Health Center, we offer personalized medical weight loss plans that are tailored to your weight goals and lifestyle. Contact us now for more information and to book an appointment! 

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