There are many things that you can do to reduce your risk of heart disease, like:

  • not smoking and avoiding second hand smoke
  • eating a heart healthy diet
  • maintaining a healthy weight
  • exercising regularly
  • controlling and lowering high blood pressure
  • controlling your cholesterol and other lipid levels including triglycerides
  • lowering your homocysteine level
  • managing and treating diabetes

Cardiovascular disease may be one of the most studied human diseases. Current scientific evidence suggests that the most significant risk factors for heart disease have been identified. Although age, sex, and genetics can not altered, the other risk factors can be modified and most of these are influenced by diet !

There are many diet and lifestyle factors that can help reduce the risk of atherosclerosis, cardiovascular disease, heart attack and stroke.

If you already have heart disease or risk factors for it, it is important to see your doctor regularly. It is also important to address diet and lifestyle issues that can help manage your condition with the help of a nutrition consultant.

Nutrition offers incredible opportunities for the prevention and management of cardiovascular disease.

Lisa Fouladi Balance Ur Bod Nutrition Consultancy

Lisa, principle consultant and founder of balance ur bod nutrition consultancy is a qualified nutrition therapist (dip.ION), a Nutrition Therapy Council registered practitioner, and a current member of the British Association of Applied Nutrition and Nutrition Therapy (BANT) and is bound by their codes of ethics and practice. She is fully insured, and dedicated to continuous study of current research and industry developments through Continued Professional Development (CPD).

In keeping with her quest for knowledge, Lisa is currently enrolled in yet another degree program, an MSc at the University of London (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine) which she hopes to complete someday.

Although based in Zürich, Switzerland, she sees clients in the Geneva area, in Germany (Münster area) and in the UK (London and Windsor areas).

Lisa conducts one to one consultations with clients, advising on all aspects of nutrition and the effect food and lifestyle choices have on health and well being. Lisa works closely with her clients, assessing and identifying imbalances and individual needs, and supporting them in making the necessary dietary and lifestyle changes. She is deeply committed to supporting her client’s health through nutrition and stays at their side throughout the process.