Know your Health NUMBERS

Want to know more about your heath? Get to know your numbers for blood sugar, blood pressure, cholesterol and body weight. If these are too high, you are more likly to have heart disease and othe health problems. Getting your numbers checked regularly and knowing what they mean is a great first step toward better health.

bsHealth Maker: Blood Sugar
What Should my number be?
Before eating: Less than 100
Tow hours after eating: Less than 140
What is it? The Amount of sugar in your blood

bpHealth Maker: Blood Pressure
What should be my number be? Less than 120/80
What is it? The force of blood against the arteries when the heart beats (top number) and rest (bottom number).

bcHealth Maker: Blood Cholesterol
What should my number be? Total Cholesterol score less than 200
What is it? A waxy substance produced by lever. Too much can make it harder for blood to circulate.

bwHealth Maker: Body Weight
What should my number be? A body mas index of 18.6-24.9
What is it? Your ideal body weight depends on your gender, age, height and frame, BMI provides a good guideline.

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