Monday, July 12, 2010

Eat three types of cardiovascular disease prevention food

United States, "Reader's Digest Network" recently pointed out, for the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease, in the diet can be more than adequate intake of three types of food.

More tea

A recent study showed that: compared with people who do not drink tea, once a heart attack, tea and more people (more than a couple of drinks a day) 44% lower mortality rate, amount of reduction in mortality of 28 people drinking tea %. The researchers believe that black tea and green tea called flavonoids, a kind of antioxidants to prevent arterial thrombosis, maintaining blood vessel flexibility.

Eat more fish

Fish contains Ω-3 fatty acids help prevent blood clot formation, lower triglycerides, reduce blood vessel inflammation. One study found that in 16 years time eating fish five or more times per week for women, the incidence of coronary heart disease decreased by 1 / 3 chance of heart attack decreased by 50%. Ω-3 fatty acids rich in fish include: salmon, herring, sardines, tuna.


Vitamin C and E, antioxidants can not easily adhered to the arterial wall cholesterol; folic acid can reduce the body with cardiovascular disease-related, a substance called homocysteine. Vitamin C found in many fruits and vegetables; vitamin E found in peanuts, sunflower seeds, wheat germ and vegetable oils; folic acid found in various green leafy vegetables such as spinach, cabbage, cauliflower, lettuce in animal foods such as liver, kidney, milk products, also rich in folic acid.

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