10 Steps to Fight Cardiovascular Disease
Here are 10 steps The American Heart Association recommends to fight cardiovascular disease.
Eat lean-Lean meats and plant based proteins as well as omega 3 fatty acids can be healthy modifications.
Drink lots of water-Our bodies need to stay hydrated, water keeps your body hydrated and helps your get rid of toxins. It also helps curb appetite and facilitate body functions
Eat whole grain-Adding grains and fiber to a regular diet it’s a great way to improve digestion and excretion of body toxins.
Choose low fat-Extra calories are stored as fat. Lower your fat intake and your weight will decrease too. Watch out for low fat foods with high calories. A good best practice is to read nutritional labels.
Add vegetables- Fiber helps lower cholesterol, improves digestion and helps you feel full longer. Choose whole grain and unprocessed whenever you can.
Avoid trans and saturated fats- Lower cholesterol levels are critical for prevention of CD
Limit processed sugars –Diabetes mellitus is directly link as a risk factor for cardiovascular disease. In the US more than 21 million adults have been diagnosed with diabetes
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