Heart disease is an umbrella term for various conditions affecting the heart. While some of these conditions may be beyond your control – for example, if you have an inherited heart defect – you can lower your risk of heart disease by making healthier lifestyle choices.
Unfortunately, you can’t reverse heart disease entirely. But you may be able to reduce your risk of heart attack or stroke by eating a more well-balanced diet. Here are 5 changes to make, according to Mount Elizabeth’s dietitian, Lee Sze Mien.