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This Month is National Heart Health Month

Heart Health month recognises the need to raise awareness and money for heart disease. Heart disease is one of the biggest causes of death, in the last 10 years heart disease has been responsible for 17.5% of male deaths and 11% of female deaths in the UK.

In today society there are now two-thirds of all adults in the UK that are overweight or obese, which means they are at more risk of heart disease. The other risk associated with obesity is the risk of type-2 diabetes, high blood pressure and certain types of cancer.

Eating a balanced diet, exercise, helps reduce your blood pressure and cholesterol, thus reducing the risk of developing the cardiovascular disease.

Along with a balanced diet, and keeping fit, supplements are ideal to give you the extra vitamins and minerals boost. Taking Garlic supplements may help to maintain the normal heart function and circulation. It also helps to support the body’s immune system and maintain a healthy heart and liver function.

Last updated: 06-02-2013