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Heart Healthy Habits

Today I will discuss a few ways to help keep your ticker (heart) In shape. 

Disclaimer: Like always I research everything and I always practice what I preach. If at any time you feel confused or unsure about the Information I give please don’t hesitate to contact your medical professional for advice. 

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                     The Importance Of Heart Health

If you’re young you probably think that you have years or decades before you have to worry about your heart. Heart Disease Is nothing to Ignore at any age! Heart disease is nothing to ignore, and it can strike both the old and young. In fact, heart disease is the leading cause of death among men and women in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, someone in America has a coronary event every 25 seconds.

Today I’m going to talk about how In 4 simple ways you can Improve your heart health over time. 

Walnuts

nuts-2971675_1280 Walnuts contain Omega-3 Fats and 1 quarter a cup of walnuts a day contains more than 100% of your daily plant-based omega-3 fats, along with high amounts of copper, manganese, molybdenum, and biotin. It also has been proven that walnuts can help prevent colon cancer and breast cancer In women. Walnuts are so versatile that you can add them to your salads or cooked fish for flavor.

Workout

sport-3373502_1280 Exercise and moving your body can reduce your risk of Cardiovascular Inflammation. Which helps lower your cholesterol which In return helps your arteries work with full flexibility. The goal Is to be active 7 days a week. It would be walking until you hit 10,000 steps which Is recommended by the American Heart Association. Yoga Is a good exercise to do If you are looking to lower your blood, and If you are looking to reduce your nervous system stress, Blood Pressure and It has been known to help or prevent Heart Disease. 

Spices

spices-3373802_1280 There are some of the most beautiful flavors of spices that not only season your food but also help your Heart Health, Inflammation, and lower blood pressure. Ginger, Tumeric, Garlic, and Cayenne Pepper. You can take these spices daily If you like. I recommend doing It every other day until your body gets used to the spices. Every day I take an apple cider vinegar shot and I add cayenne pepper. You can (If) you like you can add Tumeric to the apple cider vinegar and cayenne pepper shot. Ginger is has been used for more natural remedies. It has been proven that Ginger can help with common ailments such as morning sickness, nausea, muscle pain & soreness, and osteoarthritis (joint stiffness)

Meditation

buddha-2109894_1280Meditation Is one of the best ways I destress. I meditate every night before bed. When I do this I get a restful sleep and I sleep through the night. If you learn Meditative Breathing you are helping to stimulate the vagus nerve (The vagus nerve (/ˈveɪɡəs/ VAY-gəs), historically cited as the pneumogastric nerve, is the tenth cranial nerve or CN X, and interfaces with parasympathetic control of the heart, lungs, and digestive tract. The vagus nerves are paired; however, they are normally referred to in the singular.) To put It simply It helps regulate blood pressure. I meditate for 10 minutes I would recommend starting with 5 minutes and build your time up from there. 

 

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Hello, my name Is Amanda and I'm the woman behind AmandaExplainsIt. I'm a Free Spirit, coffee sipping blogger and I embrace all of the messy parts of life.I'm a mommy of two precious doggies and an advocate for food allergies, animals, and nutrition In real life. I've always loved writing and writing a blog fulfills that. I'm all about spirituality and going with the flow of things. I'm new to the beauty world and I'm excited to share what I learn along the way. Come back often because I post often and I post things related to but not limited to Beauty Reviews, Product Reviews, Spirituality, Nutrition and Food Allergies, and Gluten-Free Recipes. If you like what you read let's be friends. ~XOXO A.

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