How can I improve my exercise and eating habits?

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Eating healthily and keeping active is important for your recovery and heart health.

Cut out unhealthy fats, like saturated and trans fats, and replace them with healthier fats. Reducing the amount of salt in your diet will help too.

Cutting down on processed foods and increasing your intake of fresh fruit and vegetables will help keep your heart healthy.

When it comes to fitness, you should exercise after a heart attack, but you’ll need to start slowly and work with your doctor to plan an exercise routine. 

Learn how to eat more healthily and start exercising again.

Plan your recovery using the nutrition action plan and physical activity action plan.

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