ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Foods That Fight Heart Failure and Coronary Problems

Updated on May 6, 2012

Heart Failure and Coronary Diseases

Data from The American Heart Association and the Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention affirms that heart failure and other coronary diseases take away one American every minute. This disturbing trend continues to spread to many other parts of the world as our feeding habits change with the passing of each day. What is happening to our hearts?

The human heart is a very faithful servant when taken care of. Consider the fact that it serves you from birth to your terminal days. Your heart beats consistently, persistently and continuously without your giving it much thought, until a sharp pain in the chest gets you thinking about that organ behind your rib cage. Only then do we stop to pay attention to traditional advice.

Preventive practices are always most recommended as compared to curative ones. Man is a natural being. His well-being is best addressed the natural way because our body’s physical, chemical and metabolic processes require a sound balance of nutrients received from food intakes. Food is always the best source of nutrition. Many dieticians will attest to this.

Our natural setup ensures our frequent daily consumption of food either for survival or to simply balance deficiencies. You are, ironically speaking, your own best doctor. Coronary diseases continue to claim a big proportion of humanity with the passing of each year. Our doctors keep advocating for our consumption of good food as the secret to long life. How often do we regard their talk seriously? It behoves all of us to personally take control of our health issues to minimize death through heart-related complications.

A Collage of Foods

Our daily choice of foods

Our daily need for food leads us to a search for whatever type of food that satisfies our hunger. More and more people are getting to be more choosy with regard to the food they consume. They consciously or unconsciously know that, we become what we eat. This implies that, whatever we choose to eat will either give us good health unto long life or ill health to our detriment. It is therefore necessary to strike a balance between our intakes of proven healthy nutrients and snacks that we take in-between meals. We should always have in mind that too much of something may turn out to be detrimental to our wellbeing.

Your daily choice of food in your nutritional practices will either add days to your life or on the contrary, remove a few days from you altogether. Research proves this as a fact. We should therefore put much thought to our foods prior to gorging ourselves with what we consider to be good for our health.

Foods against coronary diseases

Coronary diseases direct our attention to levels of cholesterol in our bodies. We are led to understand that there is good and bad cholesterol that build up with our intake of foods and through our daily physical habits. In order to eliminate the bad cholesterol, we need to ingest foods that fight against it. Some of the foods that feature highly as protective of our hearts include;

Foods that contain folic acid (Foliate) which counters coronary ailments include: green leafy vegetables like spinach, broccoli, kales, asparagus, beans cereals and oranges.

Foods with the antioxidant vitamin E that averts coronary problems include: green leafy vegetables like spinach, kales, avocados, nuts and almonds.

Foods that have potassium which regulates muscles, nerves, heart and kidney health include: Bananas, potatoes, tomatoes spinach, dried fruits, apricots, dates, avocados and legumes.

Other foods we need to eat include: fibres, the onion family (Garlic, leeks, bulb and leaf onions), ginger, grapes and chillies.

All the foods mentioned above work well towards fighting coronary ailments by keeping our hearts healthy. Always eat healthy food stuffs to remain healthy.

 

YouTube video on reversing heart disease, cancer, diabete and more

Comments

Submit a Comment

  • Anjili profile imageAUTHOR

    Anjili 

    7 years ago from planet earth, a humanoid

    Hi BkCreative,

    Thanks for your observation. Healthy foods go a long way towards elongating our lives apart from saving us from that pill as you say. You are most welcome and thanks for checking in. Take care

  • BkCreative profile image

    BkCreative 

    7 years ago from Brooklyn, New York City

    Thanks for this reminder - that food is what keeps us healthy - even helps us regain our health. There is no such thing as a magic pill - allowing us to eat junk and just pop a pill.

    Rated up! Yay!

working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)