Busy day keeps people in modern lifestyle away from a satisfying dinner. Instead of a nutrition meal at home, people tend to rush for McDonald, Big Macs, KFC and etc. These fastfoods, however, lead to high risk of heart disease. To avoid the killer epidemic, we suggest seven best foods for your heart.
Oats, the whole grains, contain the entire kernel which is removed in refined grain. Oats provide people with vitamin E, fiber, B vitamins and antioxidants. Furthermore, a kind of soluble fiber called beta-glucan in oats decreases your total cholesterol in your blood.
A bowl of oatmeal is a suitable food for your breakfast.
Like other green leafy vegetable, spinach contains vitamin B9 which is known for reducing circulating levels of homocysteine in the blood. In short, a diet rich in vegetables can reduce hypertension.
Fruits and vegetables can reduce blood pressure.
Fish has been well-known for heart protection for a long time. Especially, salmon owns omega-3 fatty acids which reduce the risk of blood pressure, clot formation and blocking platelet function. Furthermore, salmon helps to regulate the activity of heart and releases the possibility of sudden cardiac death.
Salmon contains omega-3 fatty acids
Red wine contains antioxidants which is good for health. Otherwise, grape helps to reduce total blood cholesterol as well as LDL. In addition, red wine prevents platelets from clumping which may lead to coronary artery blockage.
Red wine is cardio-protective
Almonds and other nuts are rich sources of mono which raises the high-density lipoprotein cholesterol and reduces total cholesterol.
The only disadvantage of almonds is rich in calorie.
I have been working as a doctor of a general hospital since February 1998. In addition, I am a full time writer and specialize in weight loss related issues. I also write for a number of different websites on the Internet.