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Heart disease causes, heart disease symptoms, risk factors, heart disease prevention & and heart disease management
 
BASICS
Heart disease is the No. 1 worldwide killer of men and women.
Heart disease is a generic term used to describe a range of disorders that affect your heart, and blood vessels. This broad category of heart disease, also known as cardiovascular disease also includes diseases of your blood vessels such as coronary artery disease, heart rhythm problems (arrhythmias), and congenital heart defects.
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Heart disease and nutrition
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Did you know that many types of heart disease can be prevented or controlled with simple diet, exercise and healthy lifestyle nutrition plan?
  • Control your blood pressure
  • Lower your cholesterol
  • Quit smoking
  • Get adequate exercise
     
    HEART DISEASE AND NUTRITION:
    Step 1. for a heart-healthy diet is to
  • Reduce your intake of bad fats - especially saturated and trans fats.
  • Increase consumption of Oatmeal which contains soluble fiber, which reduces your low-density lipoprotein (LDL), the "bad" cholesterol.
  • Omega-3 fatty acids are noted for their triglyceride-lowering effect, but they also help the heart in other ways such as reducing blood pressure and the risk of blood
  • Doctors recommend eating at least two servings of fish a week. The highest levels of omega-3 fatty acids are in mackerel, lake trout, herring, sardines, albacore tuna and salmon within just four weeks.
  • Other good sources of omega-3 fatty acids include flaxseed, walnuts, canola oil and soybean oil.
     
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  • C-Reactive Protein – A cause of heart disease or an eye witness to it?
  • Atkin's Diet - A Continuing Burden To Today's Younger Hearts!
  • Healthy & Young - Then Why Is My Total Cholesterol Above 200?
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