American Heart Association: 7 Risk Factors Related to Heart Health

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Heart disease is often preventable! The American Heart Association has identified 7 risk factors that people can address through lifestyle changes to help improve cardiovascular health. Note: Recommends weight loss.

“Adults should get 2 ½ hours of moderate or 75 minutes of vigorous physical activity per week. Kids should have 60 minutes every day, including play and structured activities.”