Cardiovascular disease (CVD’s) is a group of disorders related to the heart and blood vessels. Atherosclerosis causing the narrowing of the blood vessels, thrombosis causing a clot to form, and cholesterol stimulating the production of fat all play major roles in the occurrence of any CVD disease related disorders. But what can be done to avoid such diseases? Simple but effective changes to one’s diet and lifestyle is the answer.
This article explores what non-communicable diseases are and discusses strategies that can help lower our risk of these diseases, with a focus on the role of diet and physical activity.
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