Home > Medical > Heart Health > News Updated 29 September 2018 6 ways to a healthy heart This World Heart Day, promise to eat healthier, get more active, and say no to smoking. 0 Mandy Freeman Related articles ‘I didn’t realise I was having an actual heart attack’ At the age of 42, Michélle Booysen suffered a heart attack in the middle of a cycle race, yet she still made it over the finish line. Lose weight, lower cholesterol and avoid a heart attack with these tips Lower cholesterol levels like Wattie van Rensburg with a smart, evidence-based diet, which he researched. Here are his five tips. More than 1.4 billion of world's adults face diseases because of inactivity More than 1.4 billion of the world's adults face a higher risk for heart disease, diabetes, dementia and certain types of cancer because they get too little physical activity, the World Health Organization says.