43. A Healthy Heart





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Smaller than your fist, your muscular heart just on and on. It will beat more than times a minute for 70 years or more. ’s something that most of us take for granted. it’s an amazing fact.

Sixty times a minute 60 minutes is 3,600 times. What physical thing most of us do 3,600 times in one ? Blink? Maybe. Tap our fingers on the desk? . Jump up and down? Certainly not! But our keeps beating, hour after hour. Every day, it almost 2,000 gallons of blood through our blood . It takes you about five years to drink ,000 gallons of water.

And, unlike your knees or back, your heart does all this work without complaining! You never know that it’s even there. heart is such a reliable “silent partner” that forget to care for it. For many, the indication that their heart isn’t functioning properly is fatal heart attack! Over 650,000 Americans die annually some kind of heart disease. Cancer kills 560,000, kills 143,000, and accidents kill 118,000 Americans annually.

accidental deaths, many heart disease-related deaths can be if people simply follow the advice of the . Unfortunately, most people seem to listen to a voice in their head that says, “It won’t to me.” So these people keep on smoking drinking. They continue to eat too much meat. their only “exercise” is getting off the sofa get something out of the refrigerator.