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Weight Management
Genetics play a role in the development of heart disease. However diet and exercise can be an effective tool to lower ones risk of developing heart disease, however Diet & Exercise can be an effective tool to lower ones risk of developing Heart Disease.
Below are some suggestions to develop a healthy lifestyle
 
Developing an Eating Plan For Life
Most women can lose one to two pounds a week by consuming 1200 to 1500 calories a day; most men can lose this amount by consuming 1500 to 1800 calories a day. One to two pounds a week is the ideal rate of weight loss.

Three different nutritionally complete diets are listed below. Your doctor, a registered dietician or licensed nutritionalist can tell you which of the three calorie levels is the best for you.

 Total Daily Calories 1200 Calories 1600 Calories 1800 Calories
Food Amount Amount Amount
Food---Lean meat, poultry or Fish 6oz cooked 6oz cooked 6oz cooked
Eggs 3 a week 3 a week 3 a week
Vegetables 4 servings 4 servings 4 or more servings
Fruits 3 servings 3 servings 3 servings
Breads, cereals or starchy Vegetables 3 Servings 4 servings 6 Servings
Margarine or Oil 3 tsp. 4 tsp 5tsp