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What should you eat to have a healthy heart ?

Some foods are à favor for proper functioning of the heart and to prevent cardiovascular diseases.

Nutrition is very important to allow the heart to function optimally. Eat a balanced diet helps prevent cardiovascular diseases. Certain foods are therefore à favored. The Mediterranean diet would in particular be quite effective because it is & #39; fish base. It is recommended to consume it at least twice a week.

Fruits and vegetables are also highly recommended for their nutrient intake. You should opt for 200g of fruit and 200g of vegetables per day to have the necessary intake. Cherry is one of the most antioxidant fruits, neutralizing compounds that damage cells and which can be responsible for the formation of plaques on the walls of the arteries. Among legumes, chickpeas stand out because they are low in calories and have a low glycemic index.

What should you eat to have a healthy heart ?

It is also recommended to prioritize foods over food. whole grains like brown rice or quinoa which are rich in fiber, minerals and vitamins. Walnuts and almonds are also good for your health. According to a study published in l'European Heart Journal, they are part of protective foods facing cardiovascular diseases. Furthermore, the consumption of oil is beneficial for the heart, as long as it is of vegetable origin ;tale. Rich in omega-3, rapeseed oil should be favored over other fatty acids. palm oil for example.

Cardiologist Jean Ferrières summarizes for Santé Magazine that it's a "diet low in saturated fats, rich in  omega-3 and antioxidants. Saturated fats should not represent more than 10% of body fat. #39;feeding. These can cause excess cholesterol by accumulating in the body and blocking the arteries.

According to the Cardiovascular Research journal of the Société According to the European Cardiology Institute, white meat should not be consumed at any time. more than three portions of 100g per week and red meat rather two portions. Above all, you should avoid processed meat such as bacon and sausages, for example, which must remain truly occasional. Salt intake should also be limited to 100%. 6g per day. 

Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116