Heart disease is the number one cause of mortality in the U.S., accounting for approximately 25% of stateside deaths. While genetics can predispose some people to cardiovascular problems, lifestyle choices are a significant contributor to both heart disease and heart disease mortality. That’s why it’s so important to limit stress, get adequate exercise, and make sure you’re steering clear of foods that can contribute to your heart disease risk, like deep-fried snacks and high-sugar treats.
That said, when it comes to keeping your heart healthy, it’s not just the foods you’re not eating that count. According to