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Regular physical activity reduces your risk of having a heart attack or developing heart disease.

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Living a heart healthy lifestyle

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Keep your heart healthy

Keeping your heart healthy is something you can work on every day.

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Heart Foundation Walking

Our program is Australia’s largest free walking network, and offers Australians multiple ways to walk with us.

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Time to book a Heart Health Check?

A Heart Health Check with your GP will help you understand your risk of having a heart attack or stroke in the next 5 years and what you can do to prevent it.

Getting active

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Physical activity and your heart health

Physical activity and exercise can benefit your heart, body and mind.

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Benefits of physical activity for your heart

Physical activity and exercise can do wonders for your physical and mental health.

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Physical activity after a heart attack

Discover what you need to know about being active after a heart attack.

Healthy eating

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Healthy eating to protect your heart

Poor diet is one of the leading risk factors for heart disease in Australia.

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Fats, oils and heart health

While eating fatty food may sound like a bad thing, some fats can play an essential role in keeping your heart healthy.

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Dairy and your heart health

Not all dairy products are equal. Discover different types of dairy foods and their impact on heart health.

Last updated10 March 2024