Looking after our health is important for all of us, but when you have coronary heart disease, staying healthy becomes a vital way of controlling your condition too. With this in mind, HERE has put together a range of pages on healthy living to help you feel more informed about living well with coronary heart disease.
These pages look at the relationship between heart disease and smoking, alcohol, physical activity, and feeling stressed.
Alcohol and heart disease
If you have coronary heart disease, but you want to carry on drinking alcohol, this page will give you some of the information you should know first.
This page will show you how you can quit smoking, with references to the support other organisations can offer you.
Looks at how to get active if you have heart disease, what exercises you can try safely, and who can help.
Stress and heart disease
This page looks at how to spot the signs of stress and what you can do to reduce its impact on your health.
Here, you can find tips on healthy eating, including what foods to eat, what to avoid, how much to eat and how to understand food labelling. You will also find handy pages on healthy eating on a budget and how to manage when you eat out. As well as providing these tips, we will also direct you to other sources of information for further support.
Why is diet important?
A quick look at why a healthy diet makes such a difference to your outlook and health if you have diabetes.
Healthy eating tips
Tthis page is here you give you an accessible guide to how to make your diet more healthy and what food to avoid.
Healthy eating on a budget
Looks at how to cut your food costs at the supermarket while maintaining a healthy diet.
How much we eat is important as well as what we eat. This page has tips on how to control the size of your portions including when eating out.
Going out to eat
Looks at how to stay healthy when ordering a takeaway or going out to eat.
Eating well when you’re busy
Offers guidance on staying healthy even if you have a busy or unpredictable daily life.