- Incorporate moderate physical activities as part of your daily routine. Aim for at lease 30 minutes, 3 times a week.
- If you are overweight, try to reduce your weight.
- Consume foods which are heart-healthy. These include foods with high in fiber, such as oat bran, oatmeal, whole-grain breads, and cereals, fruits, and vegetables. Reduce intake of foods which are high in saturated fat or cholesterol, such as meats, butter, dairy products with fat, eggs, shortening, lard, and foods containing palm or coconut oil.
- Quit smoking
- Visit your healthcare provider regularly to monitor your progress.