Heart disease is one of the world’s leading killers, causing half the deaths in the United States each year. However, there are several lifestyle changes that you can make in order to lower your risk of heart disease. In this video, we learn how your family history will affect your chances of heart trouble, and the percentage of risk which is cultural and lifestyle-related. The importance of teaching children how to live a heart-healthy lifestyle is also discussed. By following the tips given in this video, you will learn to take the steps needed for a healthier heart and a healthier you.