Healthy living

Making simple changes to your lifestyle can help keep your cholesterol levels and your heart healthy. 

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Take our quiz to find out how heart-healthy your diet is and get tips and recipes that are tailored to you.

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Heart healthy African and Caribbean diets

Healthy eating is essential if you're from an African or Caribbean background, but you don’t have to give up your traditional foods to have a healthy diet.

Find simple swaps and meal plans to keep your heart healthy. 

Other ways to lower cholesterol

As well as eating well, there are other things you can do to look after your health and lower your cholesterol even further. 

Learn about alcohol and cholesterol

RahimRahim’s story

After a health screening revealed troubling results, Rahim contacted HEART UK and took his first step towards a remarkable turnaround.

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Looking after your weight 

Keeping to a healthy weight and losing weight if you need to will help to look after your cholesterol, your blood pressure and your heart.

It's especially important for you to lose weight if you carry your weight around your middle. 

Learn about being a healthy weight

Nutrition myths busted by science!

The internet and social media are awash with mis-information on what we should and shouldn’t eat, and it often relates to heart health. This can be difficult to navigate and can lead to choices that aren't as healthy as you might think.

We separate the facts from fiction

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