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Heart Health Basics

Heart Health Basics

  • The human heart might weigh less than one pound, but this powerful muscle beats almost 100,000 times a day so it's important to keep it healthy and strong
  • Our blood vessels are the main transport system for oxygen and nutrients. We have many kilometres of these blood vessels within our bodies, and eating right and exercising regularly can help keep our heart working efficiently
  • A well-balanced colourful diet that includes at least two portions of oily fish a week, is a good way to start being good to your heart
  • Many studies have shown that omega-3 fatty acids support the normal function of the heart*

* The beneficial effect for the heart is obtained with a daily intake of 250mg of EPA and DHA