Now days we hear a lot about heart friendly food. Everyone is talking about it and everyone has become aware that they have to keep their heart healthy if they want to live a long and active life.
Let’s see what some of the heart friendly foods are and how are they beneficial to us.
Now days, the market is full with different kinds of yogurt. Have you ever wondered what the health benefits of this wonder food are? Let’s have a look! Our digestive tract needs to have good bacteria and yogurt provides it, keeping our intestines happy. If you have it daily, there is reduced risk of having a high blood pressure. As it is made from milk, it contains good nutrients like B-2, B-12, and calcium and hence it helps in preventing Osteoporosis.
Imagine if your physician prescribed you to 2 pieces of dark chocolates daily. Won’t you love it? Did you know that your favorite chocolate also has some health benefits? According to latest medical research, cocoa in the chocolate helps in reducing the heart attack risk. As well as it helps in lowering blood pressure. It is also known to help people, who complain of having a ‘Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.’
I am a big fan of eating different types of nuts like Walnuts, cashews, almonds and pistachios. I love their crunchy, savory taste. Did you know they pack a big health punch in their small size? According to medical surveys and researches, nuts help in reducing the bad cholesterol. They make our heart happy by reducing the chance of getting heart attacks. Walnuts keep our brain sharp and also lower the bad cholesterol. Few Brazil nuts a day keeps prostate cancer away. And if you have pistachios, it helps you in protecting from lung cancer.
They contain a lot of Fiber. Who doesn’t know the health benefits of having fiber? It helps maintaining the blood sugar levels, reduces bad cholesterol and keeps stomach healthy, hence reducing the risk of colon cancer. Not only this, but eating whole grains daily also lowers blood pressures hence it protects heart from the risk of heart attack. According to few surveys, people who eat whole grains are at lower risk of putting on weight compared to those who don’t consume it daily.
My morning always start with one banana, few slices of apple or some other fruits. I love them because they provide different types of minerals, fibers and vitamins and also protect me from several other chronic diseases. Did you know that a eating fruits lowers your chances of getting stroke, heart attacks and diabetes? Not only that, but they also provide protection against several cancers. People who eat it regularly don’t put on weight and have a healthy body and mind.
What are you waiting for? Go and make these healthy foods a part of your daily diet today!