According to the World Health Organisation, heart disease is the leading cause of death around the world. The good news is that small lifestyle changes can change your health in the long run.

Start small
It’s easy to think of heart as a complete lifestyle overhaul. Don’t! It will lead to unnecessary stress.
Here is how to get started
– Get checked! Check-ups are your best friend when it comes to preventing heart disease. 
– Visit your nearest Clicks or Dischem Pharmacy to do your Health Assessment.
– If you’re on green, keep up the good work. 

Amber or red? It’s time to make some lifestyle changes

Try to stress less
Find your ‘happy place’ so, read, meditate, journal or socialize. These might help put less strain on your health & general mood.

Go for a walk
Start with a 10 minute walk. Then gradually build up to two 10 minute walks a day.

Eat more healthy fats
Include a handful of nuts, half an avocado and olive or coconut oil to your diet every single day.

Stop the sodaIt’s time to cut the cold drinks for good. Healthy alternatives include non-flavoured sparkling water & green tea.