You can see what psoriasis is doing to your skin, but do you realize what it may be doing to your heart?
Did you know that people with severe psoriasis have a significant risk of cardiovascular disease? Understanding this risk and making important lifestyle changes can help you keep your heart healthy. And the best place to start is in the kitchen!
Food is fuel for your body, and the old adage "You are what you eat" couldn't be truer. Unfortunately, many of us don't pay enough attention to what we put into our bodies. But so many of us are tempted by those great-tasting "empty" calories: the refined or processed convenience foods and fat- and sugar-filled treats.
And why not? They taste great. But they won't help you or your family lose weight, feel better or live longer. Just following a few simple, everyday rules, though, can virtually guarantee success.
Heart health for grown-ups
Healthy living for the whole family starts with a nutritious diet and regular physical activity. As any parent knows, kids mimic their parents. So here's how adults can set a great example: