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How can I improve my heart health?

You can improve your heart health by following a healthy lifestyle. This includes eating a healthy, well-balanced diet and participating in regular exercise of at least 30 minutes daily, five days a week. Maintaining a normal weight is also important, as is managing and controlling medical conditions that can place you at increased risk, such as diabetes, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol levels. If you are a smoker, quitting smoking should be a priority.

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