Numbers to live by. Listen to your heart

Numbers to live by. Listen to your heart

Unites States Department of Health and Human Services

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the Unites States. We all want to live long and healthy lives. Here is a list of numbers to keep in mind as you create your healthy lifestyle.

Control Blood Pressure –Less than 120/80 mmhg

Control Diabetes (fasting glucose) – less than 100 mg/dl

Daily physical activity – 30 minutes to maintain, 60 minutes to lose

Body Mass Index – less than 25 kg/m

Total Cholesterol – less than 200 mg/dl

LDL (bad) cholesterol – less than 100 mg/dl

HDL (good) Cholesterol – women more than 50mg/dl; men – more than 40 mg/dl

Triglycerides – less than 150 mg/dl

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