Healthier Lives

It may be an old adage, but it's absolutely true that it's never too late to change your lifestyle. Even in old age, there are huge benefits to stopping smoking, being more active, limiting your alcohol intake and eating more healthily.

There are a number of things you can do to reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease.

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Look after your heart

It's never too late to start making healthier choices that will have a positive impact on our overall health. Wherever you are drinking too much, eating food rich in sugar or too many ready meals, smoking or don't exercise enough, there is still time to change these habits by taking small steps every day. The behaviours we adopt today can decrease the risk of serious illnesses including type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer.



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Tips and advice on how to keep your heart healthy                Five things you can do to prevent high blood pressure                 I've been told I have high blood pressure   

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