The Cardio Blog passes on information claiming diet and fitness are the proven path to heart health. Take a look:In a society awash with diet gimmicks and weight loss drugs, it seems the tried-and-true is still the way to go.
Its advice that we hear all the time, whether we choose to follow it or not: diet and exercise can prevent heart disease. But when you see the statistics, the numbers are staggering -- 80% of heart disease and 90% of type 2 diabetes could be prevented simply by making lifestyle changes.Agreed, the solution is pretty simple, but how come so many people are still dying from heart disease? I think healthy diet and fitness are being consumed by junk food and laziness.
So why aren't more Americans doing it then? Health experts say there are hurdles to cross, such as:
- lack of information and misinformation
- deeply ingrained old habits
- lack of awareness and lack of planning