WHICH FOODS TO SAVE YOUR HEART?
According to World Health Organization (WHO) statistics, heart disease is the # 1 of non-age-related premature deaths in the industrialized world. The cause: lack of physical activity and unhealthy diet. In this blog we focused on a sample of natural food supporting your heart naturally. Scientifically validated. Read on to learn more about.
THE PHILOSOPHY BEHIND
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 86% of non-age-related premature deaths in our industrialized countries are the result of debilitating non-solved health issues. With heart failure on top of the list (followed by cancer). Basically due to self-applied unfavorable lifestyle factors. With poor physical activity and unhealthy diet leading this pattern. The latter due to lack of sufficient health food, manifold replaced by unhealthy processed food. This leaves us with the question about …
HEALTH FOOD FOR OUR HEART – SCIENTIFICALLY VALIDATED
Nature’s kingdom is brimming unlimited with food supporting for our health and longevity generally, and for heart health specifically. Tapped by our ancestors with enthusiasm for thousands of years. Although this health food is still available – for free and at low cost at least – wherever we live, our knowledge about has shrunk in our seemingly ‘modern’ times.
That’s why we are focusing in this blog on at least a small part of heart healthy nutrition. Based on recommendations of the U.S. governmental Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and scientifically verified internationally.
In more detail:
This cruciferous green leafy vegetable may prevent heart disease by lowering artery-blocking cholesterol in blood.
According to research at, inter alia, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, TN. Scientifically verified also at the Western Regional Research Center of USDA-ARS in Albany, New York.
like peas/lentils/beans/chickpeas not only can lower the heart-harming LDL cholesterol, their contents of, inter alia, protein, fiber and antioxidant polyphenols are beneficial for health in general and heart health in particular.
Based on research at, inter alia, the University of Toronto and St. Michael’s Hospital, both in Toronto, Canada.
In this context we may also see
Because of its high content of soluble fiber to cut down ‘bad’ LDL cholesterol considerably.
Accordng to research at, inter alia, the University of Kentucky in Lexington, KY.
As it is an excellent source of magnesium, spinach helps with healthy heart rhythm and other heart benefits.
With reference to research at, inter alia, the Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University in Corvallis, OR.
are heart healthy too because of highly powerful nutrients like primarily potassium but also because of its content of vitamin C, choline and folate (vitamin B-9).
According to, inter alia, the U.S. governmental Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, GA.
Besides of potassium’s benefits also for muscle strength and bones, as well as it may prevent kidney stones.
Since it contains folate preventing to build up the amino acid homocysteine, it helps to ward off coronary artery disease (CAD) and stroke.
Based on research at, inter alia, Alfaisal University, as well as the King Faisal Specialized Hospital and Research Centre – both in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
As nuts (like peanuts/pistachios/almonds/pecans/hazelnuts/walnuts) are rich in vitamins/minerals/fiber/protein/antioxidants, and especially walnuts being ripe with omega-3 fatty acids, they are very heart-healthy.
According to, inter alia, the American Heart Association.
This beverage is not only delicious but beneficial for our health – especially our heart.
By reducing ‘bad’ LDL cholesterol, based on research at, inter alia, University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy in Hartford, CT.
And cutting down high blood pressure, according to, inter alia, Griffith University in Gold Coast, Australia.
Similar to also chia seeds, flaxseed is rich in omega-3 fatty acids like alpha-linoleic acid which lowers total cholesterol – especially LDL. Reducing high blood pressure, accordingly.
Since omega-3 is also cutting down the risk of arrhythmias and thrombosis known to potentially leading to heart attack.
Based on research at, inter alia, the University of Manitoba and St. Boniface General Hospital – both in in Winnipeg, Canada – and VI Lenin University Hospital in Holguin, Cuba.
In this context we may also appreciate
As a most valuable source of omega-3 fatty acids (and protein) lowering the risk of abnormal heartbeat.
Verified by the American Heart Association.
This fruit is highly valuable for our cardiovascular health in general. Based on its content of, inter alia, vitamins (A/B-9/C), minerals (calcium & iron), as well as fiber.
Based on research at, inter alia, Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, OK.
Liver is very important for our heart health, as it is a most nutrient-dense organ meat with special reference to minerals copper/zinc/iron/chromium, and folic acid.
According to research at, inter alia, Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University in Corvallis, OR.
does not only fondle our taste buds, it helps against atherosclerosis (buildup of plaque in our arteries potentially leading to heart attack and stroke).
According to research at, inter alia, Wageningen University in Wageningen, Netherlands.
IN A NUTSHELL
According to World Health Organization (WHO) statistics, heart disease is the # 1 of non-age-related premature deaths in the industrialized world. The cause: lack of physical activity and unhealthy diet. In this blog we focused on a sample of natural food supporting your heart naturally. Scientifically validated. Inter alia, by the Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University, founded by U.S. Nobel Prize Laureate Dr. Linus Pauling.
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