- One Glass of wine: Will immediately raise your level of HDL cholesterol that's the good kind by up to 20%. It also lowers LDL cholesterol that's the bad kind, and reduces blood clotting.
- Here's what one Double cheeseburger will do: It raises your risk of angina and inflames your arteries, according to a study done out of Columbia Hospital in New York. Even five hours later, your heart is at risk, especially if you physically exert yourself.
- After smoking just one cigarette, your heart rate rises by 7 to 12 beats a minute and your blood pressure goes up. And if you've kicked the habit, just one cigarette can get you started smoking again.
What you eat, drink, and even breath can have an immediate effect on your body. Check out how your body reacts to just one of the following: