Evaluate how regular exercise and a healthier diet may help to prevent a cardiovascular incident. 9 marks

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  • Evaluate how regular exercise and a healthier diet may help to prevent a stroke: (9 marks)
    • Lower Blood Pressure
      • As a high blood pressure is a risk factor
    • Lower Cholesterol
      • As high cholesterol is a risk factor
    • Healthier Diet
      • Decrease of saturated fats, which cause high cholesterol
      • Increases fibre intake which reduces the risk of a stroke
      • Combining a healthier diet with exercise is the best way to lose weight
    • Exercise will
      • Uses up cholesterol in the blood which helps to prevent atherosclerosis
    • Maintains
      • Good blood pressure so less chance of a stroke
      • Maintains cholesterol level so less chance of a stroke
    • Prevents
      • Build up of fatty acids
      • prevents the hardening of the arteries
    • Improves
      • Blood flow

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