Home > Medical > Heart Health > Health tips Health tips All sections in Heart » About Heart » Children & Heart Disease » Congenital Heart Disease » Emergency Treatment » FAQs » Diet and your Heart » Health Tips » Heart and Exercise » Heart Attack » Heart Transplants » After a Heart Attack » Multimedia » Heart News » Obesity » Smoking & your Heart » Stress & your Heart » Tests & Procedures » The Heart in Space » Treatment » Women & Heart Disease Is your heart age older than you? Did you know that diet and lifestyle can affect the health or "age" of your heart? Calculate your heart age with this fun quiz. 7 ways to love your heart One in three men and one in four women in South Africa will develop heart disease before they turn 60. Here's how you can avoid becoming another statistic. Four tips to live a longer, healthier life People are living longer and life expectancy continues to improve around the globe. Living well is key to ensuring that older people remain healthy, the Heart Foundation says. Ask Cardiologist » Quiz Is your diet heart-healthy? » Quiz Could I have high cholesterol? » Subscribe Newsletters » Simple tips on keeping a healthy heart 7 steps to a healthier heart Top up your heart health Cardiovascular disease kills about 200 people in SA every day, which equates to 13 mini bus loads of people. Follow these heart smart tips to improve your heart health. Pecans for heart health Pecan nuts reduce cholesterol and therefore the risk of heart disease. In fact, researchers say that it may even be an alternative to cholesterol-reducing drugs for some people. Heart attack: act quickly Heart attacks are the number one killer of South African men. Aspirin saves heart Worldwide, heart disease claims over 17 million lives per year even though this disease is largely preventable. 16 heart smart tips Did you know that 1 in 3 men and 1 in 4 women will develop a heart condition before the age of 60? Follow these heart smart tips for better heart health. Take this to heart Being over-protective after a spouse had a heart attack or a major operation could be a serious error. Waist size = heart health Abdominal fat and waist circumference are major risk factors for heart disease, experts say. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Your retirement - a healthy mindset So many people, why so alone? You can still enjoy the sweet things in life Take the sugar test, it could save your life.