Super Foods To keep your Heart Healthy

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To prevent a heart condition , tweak your style of cooking and smartly rework your diet .

  • OLIVE OIL Consuming more than four tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil a day can significantly lower the risk of a heart attack , a stroke or heart diseases. Recent studies shows that olive oil is high in a type of fat known as mono-unsaturated fat or MUFAs . It can help lower cholesterol and control insulin levels in the body . Regular consumption of olive oil can help decrease both systolic and diastolic blood pressure. Recent studies also indicate that a diet rich in olive oil may be able also slow down the aging of the heart.

  • OATS : Start your day with a bowl of oats , full of Omega-3 fatty acids , folate and potassium . This fibre – rich superfood can lowers levels of LDL ( bad cholesterol ) and keep the arteries clear.

  •  SOYBEANS  : They contain an important plant chemical called isoflavones , which heve powerful antioxidant properties ideal for protection against heart diseases and strokes. Adding 25gm of soybean protein to the diet lowers blood cholesterol levels by 12-15 percent.

  • GARLIC : Garlic has anti-bacterial , anti-viral , anti-ulcer and anti-clotting properties . It also reduces cholesterol by providing cardiovascular protection and is a good antioxidant.

Note : These health tips is based on relevant research and for indication purpose only . Kindly concern your Doctor before following these tips.

This post is for Day 22 of  Daily Chatter  BLOGCHATTER UBC

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2 Comment

  1. Simple and do-able tips! Me, being a veggie, was looking for info about omega 3 and here it get it, oats!

    1. Dew Cool says: Reply

      Thanks for stopping by 🙂

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