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The most useful food for the heart
For my body, I sometimes arrange real holidays, dIn order to take care of your heart, it is not enough to give up bad habits and to start playing sports, it is also very important to eat right.For example, one week I use bananas that are rich in potassium and strengthen vessels, and another week instead of bananas I actively use oranges, rich in vitamin C. So I manage to replenish vitamins and minerals, necessary for the normal functioning of all systems and organs in my body. Today I decided to talk in more detail about what foods useful for the cardiovascular system, in particular for the heart.
Salmon and trout.If fatty meat and lard is contraindicated the heart, the fatty fish is the one product that will help reduce the risk the occurrence of a heart attack is almost three times. Trout - the best source of fatty acids required for the cardiovascular system.Eat fish dishes once a week and strengthen your heart muscles!
Cherry and sweet cherry.Do not forget to treat yourself in the summer with these berries, because they are so rich in pectins, which are removed from the body cholesterol, and glucose nourishes the heart muscle and strengthens it. In addition, in these berries contain a significant amount of coumarin, it prevents the formation blood clots.
Dried apricots. Dried apricots are rich in potassium and protect the heart from free radicals, also in dried apricots there are antioxidants. Scientists say that A couple of handfuls of dried apricots a day can protect a person even from a heart attack. What if dried apricots mixed with oatmeal, in which a lot of fiber, it turns out not only a delicious breakfast, but also an extra way to get rid of cholesterol.
Baked appleswith blackcurrant is not only delicious dessert, but also a great way to strengthen the heart muscle. Apples contain glucose, vitamins C, B and iron, and currants are rich in antioxidants. Together these products have a beneficial effect on the cardiovascular system, as well as the entire body in whole
Also useful for the heart beans, spinach, cranberries, blueberries, sunflower seeds, walnuts, almonds, olive oil. Not necessarily these eat foods one at a time, you can cook delicious dishes from ingredients that favorably affect the work of the heart. For example, I cook salad of slices of orange and grapefruit with nuts, a salad with spinach and pine nuts, tuna salad, sweet corn and arugula.