Take it one step at a time
Diet, exercise, and stress reduction are excellent places to start. But don’t feel like you have to tackle it all at the same time. Conquer one thing - like eating healthier foods - then make your next move A heart-healthy lifestyle can reduce all of the modifiable risk factors for heart disease, heart attack. 
(Be sure to talk to your doctor before beginning an exercise routine.)
Healthy weight loss isn’t just about a “diet” or “program”. It’s about an ongoing lifestyle that includes long-term changes in daily eating and exercise habits.
To lose weight, you must use up more calories than you take in. Since one pound equals 3,500 calories, you need to reduce your caloric intake by 500 - 1000 calories per day to lose about 1 to 2 pounds per week. 
Do what works for you and stick with it!
A heart-healthy diet and lifestyle doesn’t mean you can’t have fun. You can - and should - go out to dinner, attend parties, and take vacations. Just do a little planning ahead.
Digital technology is transforming the way you can manage and improve your health. Almost every day, new health-focused apps are becoming available. Check them out and use your smartphone to help improve your health. 
Please consult your physician or pharmacist to assess your case and provide you with the proper medical advice for suitable prevention and therapeutic options.
Build a support team
Don’t feel like you have to go it alone. Build a support team of friends, family members and co-workers - they can give you the boost you need to keep going.
Apps and other digital tools are effective ways to sharing your goals, getting advice and support, or simply engaging with other like-minded people for extra motivation. 
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