9 things to do to keep your heart healthy

Increase your intake of vegetables and fruits

According to the Heart disease and Stroke Foundation, 70 % of Canadian children aged four to eight and 56,2 % of Canadian adults aged 12 and over do not eat enough fruits and vegetables. The minimum amount of servings recommended daily is five in order for the body to absorb the necessary amount of phytochemical substances present in fruits and vegetables that protect against a variety of diseases, including heart disease.

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