Heart Problem Prevention

One of Benefis Heart and Vascular Institute's goals is to promote healthy living within the community. Click on any of the prevention strategies to learn more about how to decrease your risk of developing a heart condition and lead a healthier life.

  • HEALTHY EATING
  • EATING A HEART-HEALTHY DIET
  • COMPARING HEART-HEALTHY DIETS
  • EATING LESS SALT
  • HEALTHY SNACKS
  • HEALTHY COOKING TECHNIQUES
  • HOW TO QUIT SMOKING
  • EXERCISING FOR A HEALTHY HEART
  • WALKING FOR A HEALTHY HEART
  • ACTIVITY AND EXERCISE
  • ARTIFICIAL SWEETENERS
  • STRESS
  • ALCOHOL
  • CHOLESTEROL
  • CHECKING YOUR WEIGHT
  • TAKING MEDICINES PROPERLY
  • LIVING WITH A PACEMAKER OR ICD
  • CHECKING YOUR BLOOD PRESSURE AT HOME
  • AVOIDING MEDICINES THAT MAKE SYMPTOMS WORSE
  • AVOIDING TRIGGERS FOR SUDDEN HEART FAILURE
  • COMMERCIAL WEIGHT-LOSS PROGRAMS
  • OVER-THE-COUNTER WEIGHT-LOSS AIDS
  • USDA MYPYRAMID