Many approaches. There are many type of interventions to prevent heart disease. Eat a diet lower in saturated fats and chiolesterol. Increase your intake of fiber, fruits and vegetables. Start an exercise program, 30 minutes 5 days a week. See a doctor. Check your blood pressure, cholesterol and fasting blood sugar. Talk about family history. Know your risk levels and get started on therapies to modify them.
Live right. Maintain normal body weight. Exercise daily. Don't smoke. If you do, stop. Eat a vegetarian diet. Get your cholesterol checked and treat it if it's too high. Get your blood pressure checked and control it if necessary. When you turn 50 (women: 65), take baby Aspirin daily. Most importantly, choose the right parents.