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How To Eat Healthy For A Healthy Heart 💗

A lot of our diet nowadays contains large amounts of fat. Since fats are linked to heart diseases you should take steps to avoid them. The type of fats to avoid are saturated and trans fats which are bad for the heart and lead to increase cholesterol levels in the body. It is recommended to limit fatty food intake to about 30% of your daily food intake.


         Most of our diet should be based around complex carbohydrates like whole grain breads, pasta, rice and low sugar and low fat cereals. Carbohydrates reduce the amount of cholesterol because they absorb excess cholesterol in the stomach. Also eating more carbohydrates means that you will be eating less saturated and trans fats.


         Incorporating more fruits and vegetables in your diet will benefit your heart greatly. Fruits and vegetables are linked to healthy hearts. Numerous studies have shown that vegans and vegetarians have minimal risk of heart disease because they have loads of fruits and vegetables in their…

How To Eat Healthy For A Healthy Heart 💗

A lot of our diet nowadays contains large amounts of fat. Since fats are linked to heart diseases you should take steps to avoid them. The type of fats to avoid are saturated and trans fats which are bad for the heart and lead to increase cholesterol levels in the body. It is recommended to limit fatty food intake to about 30% of your daily food intake.


         Most of our diet should be based around complex carbohydrates like whole grain breads, pasta, rice and low sugar and low fat cereals. Carbohydrates reduce the amount of cholesterol because they absorb excess cholesterol in the stomach. Also eating more carbohydrates means that you will be eating less saturated and trans fats.


         Incorporating more fruits and vegetables in your diet will benefit your heart greatly. Fruits and vegetables are linked to healthy hearts. Numerous studies have shown that vegans and vegetarians have minimal risk of heart disease because they have loads of fruits and vegetables in their…

6 Anticancer Foods You Need To Eat To Prevent Cancer

Countless studies have shown that cruciferous vegetables are the most effective weapons against cancer because they contain antioxidants. Antioxidants nullify the effect of free radicals in the body. Free radicals are naturally occurring molecules in the body when it is exposed to environmental pollutants or ultraviolet waves. Free radicals can become harmful to the body and may cause some forms of cancer. Antioxidants nullify the effect of free radicals in the body.
However, in case of smokers, studies have shown that antioxidants have little to no effect on preventing cancers because the nicotine in the body made the antioxidants ineffective.

Cruciferous vegetables also contain phytochemicals which help the body in fighting off cancer. Phytochemicals enter the bloodstream only within hours of eating cruciferous vegetables. They boost the production of anticancer enzymes. These enzymes attack carcinogens by attaching them to molecules and removing them from body cells. Some type of p…