Consider these facts: One American dies of heart disease every 33 seconds-amounting to almost one million deaths every year. Almost one in four Americans has one or more types of heart disease. Considering all risk factors for heart disease-high blood pressure, high cholesterol, smoking, being overweight, physical inactivity-not one family in America is left untouched by heart disease……Regardless of your age, sex, ethnicity, and current heart health, you can acquire the knowledge and take action to work toward a healthier heart and the benefits that go with it. As you hold this book in your hand to read these facts, your heart is beating away in your chest, sustaining your life. Although it’s about the size of a clenched adult fist and weighs less than a pound, your heart beats 40 million times a year and generates enough force to lift you 100 miles into the atmosphere. What an amazing-and absolutely essential-machine!
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