“POWER YOUR LIFE” is the theme for this year’s World Heart Day!
With heart and blood vessel diseases claiming more and more lives unexpectedly all over the world, let us make a pledge this World Heart Day – 29th September 2016 – to power our lives with some heart-healthy lifestyle choices.
You may show your support by joining us at the beautiful Marina beach or by simply clicking this link and casting your vote:
P – Plan your daily routine such that you do at least 30 minutes of brisk exercise on 5 or more days a week
O – Opt for natural foods like fruits, vegetables, whole grains and nuts
W – Worrying doesn’t help; stop worrying and do something about it
E – Ensure you eat a balanced diet with adequate amounts of carbohydrates, proteins, healthy fats, fibre, vitamins, minerals and water
R – Rest well and refresh yourself by sleeping for 7-8 hours every day
Y – You should learn from your past, look to the future but live in the present
O – Open your heart to love and compassion; open your mind to positive thoughts and new skills
U – Understand your health condition well; only then can you manage it better
R – Regular health checks are a must; it is the only way to detect the silent killers like diabetes, hypertension and cholesterol abnormalities
L – List out and make time for the things you enjoy doing; active hobbies like walking, cycling, swimming, hiking, dancing, gardening and playing a sport will keep you fit
I – Involve your near and dear ones in your efforts to lead a healthy lifestyle; you are not alone in this quest for health
F – Follow the advice of your healthcare personnel; do not modify or stop any treatment without their knowledge
E – Eliminate tobacco products completely; avoid excessive consumption of alcohol