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Combat chronic heart diseases with these superfoods

Published on Apr 21, 2023 12:48 PM IST
  • Flax seeds, or alsi seeds keep the blood thin and help in preventing clots. It also helps in keeping the heart healthy.
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Cardiovascular diseases are impacted a lot by the lifestyle we follow. From having poor dietary choices to smoking and drinking, these factors contribute to heart issues a lot. Addressing this, Nutritionist Anjali Mukerjee added, “Changing lifestyle factors like increased smoking, alcohol intake, sedentary lifestyle, stress, poor dietary choices etc further contribute to the genetically predisposed Indians, being all the more prone to heart disease. One problematic outcome with fatal consequences is angina, popularly known as a heart attack.”(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 21, 2023 12:48 PM IST

Cardiovascular diseases are impacted a lot by the lifestyle we follow. From having poor dietary choices to smoking and drinking, these factors contribute to heart issues a lot. Addressing this, Nutritionist Anjali Mukerjee added, “Changing lifestyle factors like increased smoking, alcohol intake, sedentary lifestyle, stress, poor dietary choices etc further contribute to the genetically predisposed Indians, being all the more prone to heart disease. One problematic outcome with fatal consequences is angina, popularly known as a heart attack.”(Unsplash)

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Defining Angina, Anjali added that it is a type of chest pain which happens due to reduced blood flow to the muscles of the heart. Squeezing, heaviness, tightness or constricting pain denotes Angina. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 21, 2023 12:48 PM IST

Defining Angina, Anjali added that it is a type of chest pain which happens due to reduced blood flow to the muscles of the heart. Squeezing, heaviness, tightness or constricting pain denotes Angina. (Unsplash)

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However, Angina can be combatted with a few dietary changes. One of them is pineapple. Loaded with Bromelain, a powerful protein digesting enzyme, it helps in preventing heart attacks and strokes with its anti-clotting action. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 21, 2023 12:48 PM IST

However, Angina can be combatted with a few dietary changes. One of them is pineapple. Loaded with Bromelain, a powerful protein digesting enzyme, it helps in preventing heart attacks and strokes with its anti-clotting action. (Unsplash)

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Flax seeds, or alsi seeds keep the blood thin and help in preventing clots. It also helps in keeping the heart healthy. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 21, 2023 12:48 PM IST

Flax seeds, or alsi seeds keep the blood thin and help in preventing clots. It also helps in keeping the heart healthy. (Unsplash)

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Ginger consists of blood-thinning and cholesterol-reducing properties, which makes it a superfood in combatting heart diseases. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 21, 2023 12:48 PM IST

Ginger consists of blood-thinning and cholesterol-reducing properties, which makes it a superfood in combatting heart diseases. (Unsplash)

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Lemon is a rich source of Vitamin C, which helps in development and progression of atherosclerosis, thereby preventing Angina. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 21, 2023 12:48 PM IST

Lemon is a rich source of Vitamin C, which helps in development and progression of atherosclerosis, thereby preventing Angina. (Unsplash)

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