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Heart is one of the most important organs. One of them served heart pumping
nutrients and oxygen to all parts of the body. But the task is very heavy, because it
must pump blood flow throughout the blood vessels.

One cause of heart disease are high blood cholesterol levels. Cholesterol accumulation
caused by excessive consumption of fat in the daily menu so that the excess is stored
in the body.

Eating healthy foods is the best way to reduce or even eliminate some of the factors
that cause heart attacks. Citing advice from Heart-healthy Nutrition Strategy can help
reduce LDL cholesterol (the bad cholesterol), lowers high blood pressure, lowers
blood sugar levels, and also reduce weight.

Heart-healthy diet starts with giving more attention to what we eat. Risk of
Atherosclerosis, which is blockage of the arteries that mnyebabkan occurrence of
heart attacks could be reduced. The trick is very simple, eat foods that are friendly for
the heart. If the arteries already clogged clogging the process can be slowed and
stopped.

• Healthy diet
Avoid foods that contain lots of fat or high cholesterol. Seafood contains high
cholesterol that can harm the heart. Reduce eating fried foods that contain lots of fat,
otherwise the food can be processed by boiling, steaming or baking.

Wherever possible, the food products we eat low-fat or nonfat. Choose milk, cheese,
butter or other foods that are low in fat. Fry using olive oil has a little fat so it can be
an option if the need to process food by frying.

• Consumption of fiber
According to Alice H. Lichtenstein, DSc, a spokesperson from the American Heart
Association says that "Research shows that foods that contain lots of fiber was clearly
associated with lower risk of heart disease". Fiber is the name for certain types of
carbohydrates (from vegetables, plants, and grains) that can not be fully digested by
the body. Fiber is a simple replacement. People who consume lots of fiber (derived
from plants, contain no cholesterol, and low in calories) may mean he has to choose
foods that contain less fat and more calories.

• Consumption of fish
Fish is a source of omega-3 fatty acids, protein and other nutrients. Omega 3 is very
helpful to reduce the risk of stroke and heart attack. The American Heart Association
recommends eating at least twice a week of omega-3 fats which are found mainly in
fish, like salmon.

• Stop smoking
Cigarette smoking is not good for heart health, then immediately stop this practice in
order to stay healthy heart.

• Avoid Stress
Stress is very difficult to avoid when living in big cities like Jakarta is known for its
jams and preoccupations. When a person experiences stress, the body will release the
hormone cortisol, which causes the blood vessels become stiff. Hormone
norepinephrine to produce the body when suffering from stress, which may increase
blood pressure. So, very good if you avoid the stress both in the office or at home.

• Hypertension
Problem of hypertension or high blood pressure can also cause heart disease.
Hypertension can injure the arterial wall and allows the channel to enter the arteries of
LDL cholesterol and increase the accumulation of plaque.

• Obesity
Overweight or obese increases the high blood pressure and abnormal fat. Avoiding or
treating obesity or obesity is the main way to avoid diabetes. Diabetes accelerates
coronary heart disease and increased risk of heart attack.

• Exercise regularly
Regular exercise provides a benefit, which prevents reduction of cardiac mass.
Normally occurs during aging. Bhella explained "The size of the heart muscle, which
is usually measured by left ventricular mass peaked in the early phase of life and
begin to diminish over the passive process of aging". When the heart muscle work
decreased with age, the heart will grow weaker. The ability to respond tuntunya will
also be reduced. This can lead to thickening of the heart by increasing the relative
proportion of connective tissue when compared with cardiac muscle.

• Consumption of antioxidants
Air pollution, motor vehicle fumes or smoke created the emergence of free radicals in
the body. Free radicals can cause ulcers or deposits in blood vessels that can cause
blockages. To remove the content of free radicals in the body, there is need for
antioxidants that will catch and throw. Antioxidants can be obtained from a variety of
fruits and vegetables.

• Heredity
One of the parents or siblings have had heart attack before age 60 have a greater risk
of suffering from this disease. Therefore, if you have relatives who have had heart
attacks, you should be more careful in keeping the diet and lifestyle can support a
healthy heart.

• Avoid High Cholesterol
Actually, cholesterol is not always bad for health. Because cholesterol is actually in
itself is a type of fat (white) needed by the body for metabolism and the formation of
various hormones and enzymes. But if there is a saturated fat is what must be guarded
in our body due to excessive cholesterol can damage the health of particularly
damaging blood vessels in the brain and heart.

• Get plenty of rest
Studies in Japan from the National Cancer Center Tokyo, stating that men who often
worked more than 60 hours per week, and slept about five hours to have twice the risk
of heart attack....

				
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