"I have never given chocolates, cakes, toffee, candies or soft drinks to my 3-year-old daughter," he said.
"The best food for children is lots of fruits including strawberries, berries and peach. If you develop the right food habits among your children right from the beginning, they will carry them for life."
Those leading a sedentary lifestyle faced the highest risk of contracting heart ailments, he said.
"Any physical activity like golf, gardening, working in the house etc is fruitful. Inactivity is an independent risk factor for heart problems."