A healthy heart begins with a simple formula – Fresh food cooked from scratch and moderate exercise. There are some foods that whilst delicious are not particular good for the heart when eaten regularly, but they are far outweighed by the many varieties of food across all the major groups that are good for you..
I appreciate that many of you who have been kindly following the blog for a long time will have seen this post before. However, if you are new to Smorgasbord, I hope you will find interesting.
In the last couple of weeks I have looked at the heart and its structure, function and some of the more common heart conditions.
You can find those posts in the Health Column Directory:https://smorgasbordinvitation.wordpress.com/smorgasbord-health-column-news-nutrients-health-conditions-anti-aging/
Healthy Eating for the Heart.
The aim of this eating plan is to help maintain a healthy weight, reduce the risk of diabetes, atherosclerosis and high blood pressure all of which are contributory factors to heart disease. Ideally you will combine this plan with an exercise programme to maximise the benefits, and you will find ideas on exercise in the Turning Back the Clock programme in the Health Column Directory: https://smorgasbordinvitation.wordpress.com/smorgasbord-health-column-news-nutrients-health-conditions-anti-aging/
Firstly, it is more than likely that…
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