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Diet for Healthy Heart
I don’t know why my couple hubs have health topics. But I have good reason for this. As we know health is the important aspect in our life. This is like like long term investment. I thought a lot of money is useless if we got sick, right. So, I never get bored to share health news to all of you.
One key for the healthy heart is good nutrition. Diet for a healthy heart is important for heart health. A healthy lifestyle and diet is the best weapon to fight cardiovascular disease. That’s why many people confuse to choose the best nutrition for healthy heart and make the heart stay to pump the blood. If we talk about heart disease, maybe we only think about how to stay away the “fat”, right. This also happen to my father, because he didn’t want to keep his health very well. After ate the food which contain “fat” he felt something wrong with his heart. That’s a reason why I write this hub. I heard that life experience is the easiest way to write and make us easy to express our feeling based the life experience, right. Actually we need fat substance to balance our daily food. We can found the fat substance in meat, ice cream, candy, Mashed potatoes (if the processing process using the cream and butter), potato chips, processed meat, cashew nuts, chocolate, fast food, cereal and milk.
The sad part is there are many myths outside with unreasonable information about healthy eating for heart health. Therefore, it is not surprising that many people are confused about the different types of fat. I am sure that you have many questions about milk, meat and sodium.
With all the different opinions, it is wise to get the information and educate yourself from credible sources. You make smart choices in your diet and long-term benefits for your health, especially for your heart. It’s like a car, our heart has a function as a machine. We can imagine when the machine was stopped to run or when the heart was stopped to pump the blood. The important things with many choices in front of us, we must good in selection.
Why diet for healthy heart is important
You may eat a lot of foods everyday, but your system may not get all the essential nutrients to become healthy. Sometimes we can found many foods that are packed with nutrients minerals, vitamins, fiber and other nutrients but lower in calories and fat. To get the maximum result from the food you eat , you must make smart choices such as grain products, fruits, low-fat dairy products and you can eat more vegetables. I strongly recommend you to add various kinds of nutritious from your daily foods. Here are some tips on what should be included in heart healthy diet:
1. Eating plenty of fruits and vegetables are contain with minerals, vitamins and fiber
This is not a secret that fruit and vegetables useful for our health, very good for fat destruction. Good eating pattern also need this substance. I heard that heart disease related with obesity. By consume a variety of vegetables and fruits will help your goals to achieve and maintain a healthy weight and to regulate your blood pressure. If you want to maintain a healthy weight, eating vegetables and fruits is the right choice. Heart also well maintained.
2. Select food which contain pure wheat and packed with fiber
These foods can help lower your blood cholesterol levels, this will help you felt full. It will help you to keep your weight at healthy levels. Oatmeal is one of pure wheat product. Healthy food which are contain of omega-3 fatty acids, folate, and potassium. Superfood which rich of fiber has a function to lowering LDL levels (or bad cholesterol) and it help to maintain healthy arteries.
Add fish in your menu at least twice a week
Recent research has shown that consuming fish that have omega-3 fats will help minimize the risk of death for coronary heart disease. It has been well documented since the first report in the early 1970s, by Dr. Jorn Dyerberg and colleagues and published in the journal The Lancet and The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Omega-3 that contain DHA and EPA, have extensive links with health benefits including reduced risk of heart disease, improve blood pressure, heart rate and improve blood vessel function.
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- overweight, beside weaken our self confidence but we have to be aware with various diseases behind the overweight. I know there are many hubs talk about diet. But I want to write it with different side. I hope this hub useful for us.