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Nutrition and Heart Disease

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  • An increase in fiber with in the diet can reduce fat levels

  • Whole grain cereals, bran, and wheat breads all have high amounts of soluble fiber

  • Small meals throughout the day work best, instead of only three main meals 
    Cholesterol intake should be minimal, as foods such as cheese and eggs have outrageously high amounts

  • Fruits and vegetables should be instrumental in the daily diet, and while it is stated that the average American should have 5 servings daily, for those with a heart condition, it is advised that it be increased to 6-8 servings

  • Cigarettes can cause poor blood pressure and should be avoided 

  • Colas, coffees, and teas should be minimized to avoid the caffeine and its adverse stimulants placed on the body

 

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