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Cardia And You

Are You At Risk
Are You At Risk

Risk Factors

Modern day lifestyles have led to an emergence of silent killers.

Take a look at some possible risk factors….do any 3 of them apply to you? If so, your heart health may be at risk and it is time for you to take action. Just 2 scoops (30g approx.) of Horlicks Cardia+ stirred into hot water or milk once a day is a simple way to receive advanced nutrition1 for heart health. It helps reduce post prandial blood sugar spikes, insulin spikes and RLP cholesterol spikes2,3.

Some simple changes and a little care can go a long way in leading a healthy life. Do consult your health care professional before making any dietary or lifestyle changes.

Risk Factors

Maintaining a Healthy Heart

Small changes in your lifestyle and diet can make big differences to your heart health1. Some steps towards good nutrition, a balanced lifestyle and weight management may help with the maintenance of a healthy heart.

Nutrition2:

  • Reduce consumption of simple, refined sugars
  • Increase intake of fruits, vegetables and whole grains.
  • Limit your intake of saturated fats, trans fats and cholesterol
  • Consume 2 scoops (30g approx.) of Horlicks Cardia+ stirred into hot water or milk once a day after a meal. 

Lifestyle:

  • Try to limit the stress levels in your life5.
  • Make sure you are getting enough sleep.
  • Small changes add up – always take the stairs or walk short distances instead of driving.

Weight Management3:

  • A low fat, high fibre diet and reduced calorie intake by 500 – 1,000 calories per day will see a 7-10% reduction in body fat over 6-12 months.
  • Your ideal BMI is under 25.
  • Try to commit to 60 minutes (at least 30 minutes) of moderate intensity exercise most days

Always speak to an expert or health care professional before making lifestyle and dietary changes.

Maintaining a Healthy Heart

Heart Health in India

Heart health is affected by risk factors such as diabetes, abdominal obesity, high cholesterol and high blood pressure1,2,3,4,5; which are collectively referred to as “metabolic syndrome” 1,2,3,4,5.

Metabolic syndrome affects 1 in 4 adults globally6, but 1 in 3 Indian adults7, and almost 3 in 10 urban adults in India are obese / overweight8.

A higher level of body fat is seen in Southern Asians than Caucasians with similar BMIs, and is accumulated faster4. This fat can be dangerous as it surrounds a number of internal organs (liver pancreas and intestines) and can affect how our hormones function.

Horlicks Cardia+ helps reduce post prandial blood sugar spikes , insulin spikes and RLP cholesterol spikes10,11. Always consult your doctor or health care professional before changing your diet or lifestyle.

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