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What Causes Heart Disease? South Denver Cardiology Discusses Staying Active Over the Holidays

What causes heart disease? Most of us know that a sedentary lifestyle and an abundance of fat-rich foods is bad news for our hearts. However, staying away from these bad habits is easier said than done, especially around the holidays. Decadent food like butter-laden cookies and high calorie nightcaps are all around, and winter weather surely isn’t kind to joggers.
Despite these less-than-ideal circumstances, staying fit over the holidays is both possible and necessary! You’ll feel better for it, and staying active is a great way to reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease. Even just an hour a week of vigorous exercise or two and a half hours of moderate activity can reduce your risk of coronary heart disease by as much as 30%!
Here are some tips to stay active this winter:

 

 

 

 

The holidays sure are fun, but your waistline and more importantly your heart health can take a hit with all that indoor celebrating. Use these tips to make this winter a fit one, and help reduce your risk for heart disease.
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To learn more about improving your cardiovascular health through exercise, schedule an appointment with South Denver Cardiology today to discuss your heart health. To schedule an appointment, call us at 303-744-1065, or visit our website here.

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