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. 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. 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. 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 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. 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. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors A number of good reasons why saving the tooth is a better option Breakfast like a King Alzheimer’s disease – incurable but preventable Cancer is a word that strikes fear into the hearts of many.