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Title: How to Choose Foods Good for Your Heart

Top 50 Amazing Foods Good for Your Heart

  • Foods good for your heart is the most trending
    topic in our society. Why we need good foods for
  • How does heart affect us? All these and many
    other questions surround our mind in various
    ways. So, here we are going to discuss few of
  • Many best Interventional cardiologist in
    Hyderabad suggest us to take intense care of
    health by changing the food habits according to
    our age. Heart can be affected due to several
    infinite reasons. But all those can be controlled
    with the proper diet and the good food we eat.

The best cardiologist surgeon in Hyderabad
explained the below reasons behind the various
Heart diseases
  • Type 1 and type 2 diabetes for long period of
  • High blood pressure.
  • Increase of cholesterol levels within the body.
  • Congenital heart disorders which occur at the
    time of birth.
  • Excess consumption of alcohol or other harmful
  • Continuous smoking.

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Types of Heart Diseases
  • Rheumatic heart disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Heart Attack
  • Heart Failure
  • Heart Valve Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)
  • Arrhythmias
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cerebrovascular disease

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Foods to eat after heart attack
  • Fruits and juices
  • Dark chocolate in limit
  • Skinless poultry and fish
  • Oils as olive oil
  • Eat nuts every day.

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Healthy meals after heart surgery
  • After heart surgery it is difficult to
    recover immediately and it takes more patience
    and time. One must follow the below steps to
    recover early.
  • Take more vegetable soups with less salt and
    other spices.
  • Cauliflower soup with almonds is great food for
    heart surgery people.
  • Eat low-fat food items
  • Avoid saturated foods

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Foods to eat after open heart surgery
  • open heart surgery people should avoid eating
    outside food with high fat content. Consider the
    below points to make healthy diet.
  • Eat more protein foods
  • Eat small meals for every 2 hours.
  • Drink more juices
  • Intake of high amount of nutrients is must.
  • Add fish for minimum twice a week in your meals

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Steps to be taken after any heart treatment along
with the foods for healthy heart
  • Wound care Keep the surgery area clean and dry.
    Add medication if necessary. Never itch or keep
    it wet.
  • Medication Take proper medication prescribed by
    the doctor on time and never skip any medication.
  • Activities Never be lazy. Start daily activities
    slowly and boost yourself continuously. Try to be
    more active and energize always.
  • Foods Try to eat meals in small quantity with
    some time lapse as after surgery you may not want
    to eat meals.

  • Be Strong Surgery disturbs emotionally and
    physically. Be strong in both ways. Keep calm and
    dont take unnecessary stress.
  • Spirit up Always encourage yourself, dont feel
    low or depressed. Dress well, Start walking
    daily, work on you hobbies and other social
    activities, engage more with people, dont sit
    alone, get good sleep.
  • Consult Doctor Always consult doctor for diet
    plan and go for monthly check ups until your are
    fit and recovered totally.

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Here is the list of top 50 best food for healthy
  • Non-Vegetarian
  • Salmon It is rich in vitamin B, D, omega-3 fatty
    acids, potassium, proteins and other nutrients.
    It is considered as the best food for the heart
    diseased people.

  • Liver
  • According to William Davis, MD, a Wisconsin-based
    preventive cardiologist and author of Wheat Belly
    liver contains good fat which keeps heart healthy
    and makes it stronger. Eating liver in limit will
    not cause excess fat in the body.

  • Chicken
  • It strengthens bones, protects heart, boost
    immune system, prevents from heart attacks. It
    contains vitamin B6, B12, proteins and other

  • Peanuts
  • These have high amount of mono and poly
    unsaturated fat which helps in smooth blood flow
    in the heart. Add peanuts to your meals and other
    food items.

  • Walnuts
  • These nuts are rich in omega-3 fatty acids,
    antioxidants which lowers cholesterol levels and
    inflammations in the body. It protects heart from
    harmful molecules.

  • Almonds
  • It contains Vitamin B2, E, Magnesium and Zinc.
    All these have capacity to reduce stress, control
    mood swings, antioxidants which make heart much
    stronger. Soak almonds overnight in water, take
    off peal and eat early in the morning.

  • Raisins
  • They have the power to lower blood pressure,
    stress and bad cholesterol if taken thrice a day.
    It also protects arteries. It works more
    effectively when taken with soy milk.

  • Blue Berries
  • These are rich in vitamin C, fiber and calcium
    which protect heart valves from valve diseases
    and reduce heart risks.

  • Rasp berries
  • It contains high amount of polyphenols
    antioxidants which controls radicals in the
    heart. It also contains fibers, nutrients and
    other minerals which help in reduction of heart
    stroke risk.

  • Avocado
  • It is the great source of potassium, nutrients,
    anti-inflammation properties, oleic-acid. These
    all will protect heart from chronic disorders,
    reduces cholesterol, and decreases symptoms of
    arteries and other heart diseases.

  • Cherries
  • It improves sleep, increases heart blood
    flow. It contains high number of flavonoids and
    anti-oxidant properties. It reduces risk of heart
    attacks especially in women. Eat raw cherries

  • Flax seeds
  • These are good source of poly-unsaturated and
    omega-3 fatty acids along with other minerals.
    This strengthens heart, controls heart rhythms
    and other functionalities.

  • Chia seeds
  • It boosts immune system, reduces heart disease
    causes as it contains high quantity of omega-3
    and other fatty acids. It also lowers insulin
    intake for diabetes and controls blood pressure.

  • Pumpkin seeds
  • It is rich in zinc, magnesium, proteins,
    calcium and other vitamins which help in making
    heart blood vessels stronger and healthier. Add
    these seeds in your daily food menu and consume

  • Black beans
  • It contains folate, magnesium and other nutrients
    which lowers blood pressure and controls heart

  • Tomatoes
  • Tomatoes contain vitamin A, B, C, E. They contain
    low fat, high fiber content. All these make heart
    stronger. Tomatoes controls arteries,prevents
    from cell damages, lowers heart stroke risks.

  • Soy
  • Soy foods are very rich in nutrients and
    proteins. It decreases the heart diseases rate
    especially in women and It lowers bad
    cholesterol. Soy foods can be a part of very good
    diet for anyone.

  • Potatoes
  • These consists of vitamins, minerals, proteins,
    fiber supports heart health and makes it much
    stronger and prevents heart diseases. It also
    helps in regular flow of blood without any clots.

  • Legumes These are various types such as chick
    peas, mung beans, lentil which have good amount
    of proteins, calcium, zinc, minerals and other
    compounds. All these make body and heart fit and

  • Beetroot It controls hypertension and lowers
    blood pressure. It treats various heart diseases
    as it contains nitrate and other proteins. Prefer
    to drink beetroot juice every day.

  • Broccoli It is rich in potassium, magnesium,
    Vitamin C, E, fiber, calcium, folate and others
    which protects heart from harmful diseases and
    prevents heart attacks and heart strokes.

  • Onion The flavonoids present in the onions and
    the compounds present in onions works as
    anti-blood clotting system, it prevents blood
    vessels damages, make heart bones stronger.

  • Brussels sprouts These sprouts are rich in
    vitamin K, C, B, folate, fiber, calcium and other
    nutrients. It detox the body. It clears the bad
    cholesterol from heart blood vessels, and has
    other heart health benefits.

  • Mushrooms Mushrooms are packed with vitamins D,
    nutrients, calcium, proteins and other minerals.
    It boosts immune system, it maintains
    cardiovascular elasticity, lowers cholesterol.

  • Sweet potatoes These are called as nutrients
    power house. It is very rich in nutrients and
    antioxidant which has many amazing healthy
    benefits especially for heart.

  • Asparagus It contains vitamin K, fiber called
    saponins which stops cholesterol from absorbing
    nutrients and other nutrients which prevents
    blood clots and controls blood pressure. Add this
    to your daily diet.

  • Spinach It holds large quantity of potassium,
    proteins, vitamin K, A, etc. It protects heart
    from many cardiovascular diseases. It can be
    consumed in any forms such as curry, side dish,
    main course, salad, juice, starter, etc.

  • Swiss chard It is a dark green leaf vegetable.
    It is rich in sodium and has high content. It
    contains vitamin A, C, K, minerals, nutrients
    which controls heart diseases, prevents heart
    blockage and other diseases. It is really super

  • Kale It contains omega-3 fatty acids called
    alpha-linolenic acid which is rich in vitamins.
    It prevents plaque formation in the arteries. It
    also contains lutein, a nutrition which protects
    heart from cardiac arrest and heart strokes.

  • Oranges Oranges are rich in vitamin A, C,
    proteins, potassium, etc. It strengthens ones
    emotional body, controls arrhythmia, reduces
    stress, clears bad cholesterol and has many other
    amazing health benefits.

  • Pomegranate It contains punicalagin antioxidant
    which helps in improving heart health. It reduces
    toxic levels and stress. Its anti-inflammatory
    has the amazing benefits for heart.

  • Apple We all know the very famous saying An
    apple a day, keeps doctor away. As they said
    apple has infinite health benefits and it cures
    various diseases. It holds a very good percentage
    of nutrients, fiber and vitamin c.

  • Grapes All the types of grapes such as red,
    black and green grapes are having wide number of
    health benefits. It contains vitamins, nutrients,
    proteins, minerals which helps in reduction of
    heart risks such as strokes, irregular heart
    rhythms, arteries diseases and many others.

  • Avocado oil It is rich in vitamin E, B, k, fiber
    and other nutrients. The oil extracted from
    avocado also has many outstanding health
    benefits. It can be used in many food dishes
    instead of vegetable oil specially for sprouts,
    salads other food items.
  • Olive oil It is filled with nutrients and
    minerals which lower inflammation, controls heart
    diseases, prevent blood pressure. It is the
    extract of olive fruit. It can be replaced with
    butter, coconut oil, etc. Add this for salad
    dressing, can make grills, fries, used for
    seasoning and can be a substitute for any type of
    cooking oil.

  • Dark chocolates Chocolates are everyones
    favourite and now many researches proved it has
    many health benefits and does a very good job for

  • Red wine For men maximum is 2 glasses and for
    women 1 glass per day is advised by the doctors.
    It improves good cholesterol levels. As it is
    made of red grapes, the skin of these red grapes
    protects from many cardiovascular diseases and
    increases arterial health.

  • Green tea It holds antioxidants known as
    polyphenols and catechins which clears all toxics
    from the body and prevents cell damage from the
    heart. It also regulates other heart diseases.

  • Coffee Study performed in Harvard University in
    2015 proved that coffee has amazing health
    benefits as it contains phytochemicals. It
    stimulates the nervous system, free fatty acids,
    reduces heart strokes.

  • Oat meal It is filled with vitamin B, Zinc,
    proteins, magnesium, manganese, fiber and other
    which helps in protecting heart from any damage,
    removes LDL cholesterol from valves, prevents
    heart failures.
  • Brown rice It is rich in copper, vitamin B,
    magnesium and other nutrients. It slows down the
    progression of atherosclerosis which is a process
    of creating plaques which narrows the blood
    vessels and the blood flow is decreased, controls
    blood pressure.

  • Wheat It is rich in fiber, copper, manganese and
    other nutrients. It has the power to reduce the
    LDL cholesterol, lowers blood pressure, and
    prevents heart strokes and other diseases.
  • Barley It is full of vitamin B, fiber,
    molybdenum, selenium which protects from
    cardiovascular risk factors, removes radicals
    from blood vessel walls, prevents heart failures
    and strokes. It has special heart benefits for

  • Ginger It reduces the risk of various chronic
    conditions in the body. It increases longevity,
    removes blood clots and controls heart strokes
    and heart attacks.

  • Cinnamon It reduces bad cholesterol in the
    heart. It contains anti-blood blockage properties
    which stops blood clots in the heart and
    increases blood flow. Add cinnamon in food or
    make cinnamon powder and honey paste and eat
    daily twice.

  • Garlic Garlic endorses the blood flow in the
    heart and removes bad cholesterol from the
    valves. Either chew raw garlic or add in food
    dishes. Regular intake of garlic is very good for

  • Milk Milk contains high amount calcium which
    strengthens heart muscles and lowers blood

  • Low Fat yogurt Yogurt has the power to make
    bones strong. It contains high amount of
    potassium and calcium which controls blood
    pressure. Always consider low fat yogurt.

  • Reduced-Fat cheese Research done by University
    of Copenhagen discovered the cheese benefits for
    heart. Cheese is considered as fat but the
    unsaturated fat cheese helps in reduction of
    heart risks. It controls LDL cholesterol and
    lowers the risk rate of heart diseases.

  • Exercises
  • Not only food will keep heart healthy but
    exercises will also play a vital role in making
    healthy heart and healthy life.
  • Regular exercises will keep body healthy and
    prevents from all sorts of diseases.
  • The exercises include Yoga, Meditation, walking,

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Precautions to be taken for the foods to eat
after open heart surgery and other heart diseases
  • Eat more quantity of fruits and vegetables.
  • Add less-sodium and low-fat products in your
  • Maintain a proper diet and follow it.
  • Never skip any of the meals.
  • Do regular exercise which makes body fit and
    healthy and energizes heart.
  • Take medication at proper time and do not skip

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  • Hope this article about the best foods for
    heart disease gave you the detailed glimpse on
    heart diseases and best food for heart attack
    patients. Read out our other articles related to
    heart and its importance.
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