Posted by Administrator on 5/13/2015 to News
5 Superfoods to Avoid Heart Disease Hello,
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease remains America’s “leading cause of death for both men and women.” But there’s a lot you can do to prevent this leading killer from hurting you or your family. For example, many studies have shown that certain foods help provide excellent protection against clogged arteries, heart attack, and stroke.
Here are five foods that consistently rank among the best to help your heart stay healthy, strong, and disease-free:
1. Salmon: The Mayo Clinic advises eating one to two servings of fish a week to reduce your heart attack risk. Salmon is especially high in omega-3 fatty acids, which reduce inflammation in blood vessels, your brain, and your entire body.
2. Oatmeal: In a study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, researchers tested cholesterol-lowering drugs against cholesterol-lowering foods that included oats. "The diet lowered cholesterol levels about as well as cholesterol drugs"—and without the drug side effects!