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People who stay healthy tend to have certain characteristics:

0 No tobacco
3 Walk 3 km daily, or 30 minutes any moderate activity
5 Portions of fruit and vegetables a day
140 Blood pressure less than 140 mm Hg systolic
5 Total blood cholesterol <5mmol/l
3 LLD Cholesterol <3 mmol/l
0 Avoidance of overweight and diabetes

Source: 4th Joint European Societies Task Force on “Cardiovascular disease Prevention in clinical practice”

Provided by the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Barbados

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