Keep your heart ticking, the key to sound health
Gulf Today|September 27, 2020
Keep your heart ticking, the key to sound health
The doctors recommend a diet with less fat, less salt, less sugar, rich in fruits and vegetables; 20-minute swimming; 30-minute physical exercises and walking every day

This Sept. 29 (Tuesday) is the 29th year of the “World Heart Day” with the chosen theme “Use Heart to Beat Heartbreak” by the World Heart Federation (WHF) and the World Health Organisation.

Three cardiologists in the UAE interpreted the theme as the encouragement to a “heart healthy life.”

They were Aster Hospital (Mankhool, Dubai) specialist cardiologist Dr. Sachin Upadhyaya, Lifecare Hospital (Musaffah, Abu Dhabi) medical director and specialist cardiologist Dr. Sekhar Sankar Warriar and Thumbay Hospital (Fujairah) consultant cardiologist Dr. Abdul Rahman Aboobakar.

They said a “heart healthy life” is being conscious and embracing of positivity; healthy food particularly diet with less fat, less salt, less sugar, rich in fruits and vegetables; 20-minute swimming at least five times a week; 30-minute physical exercises and walking every day; quitting tobacco and opting for a stress-free environment.

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September 27, 2020