Delicious Food and Healthy for Your Heart

Delicious Food and Healthy for Your Heart

Do you want to have a healthy heart? The heart is a very important organ for our life. Heart serves to pump blood to all parts of the body and lungs. The heart controls the flow of blood through the circulatory system, channelling oxygen throughout the blood vessels, providing nutrients to all organs of the body.

Filtering toxins in the body and converting carbon dioxide into oxygen for the body. In the other side, the heart has a very big role for human life. There are various types of heart-healthy foods that we can consume daily. Here is a list of healthy food for our heart.

Salmon

Benefits of salmon for the heart also plays a role in preventing arteriosclerosis or hardening of the arteries thus preventing you from the risk of heart attack. Hardening of the arteries or blood vessels from the heart to the rest of the body causes inhibition of blood flow even if it is too severe can slowing down the blood flow to your body and will cause a risk of heart attack easily.

Besides that, there are some other foods that are also good to prevent atherosclerosis such as benefits of matsutake mushrooms, yellow melon benefits, or benefits of purple chilli. Very useful is not it? Nevertheless, there are still many people who complain about the high price of salmon so it is not possible to consume in sufficient quantities.

Mentaiko Salmon Pasta (S$25.00) by Stateland Asian-Fusion Cafe

32 Bali Lane, Singapore 189868
Bugis MRT
Monday - Sunday : 12:00pm - 10:00pm
Tuesday : 06:00pm - 10:00pm
+65 9296 4997
S$15 - S$35 per pax
Hainanese Risotto (S$21.00), Mentaiko Salmon Pasta (S$25.00)


Salmon Aburi (S$16.80) by The Sushi Bar (Far East Plaza)

14 Scotts Road #04-28 Far East Plaza, Singapore 228213
Orchard MRT
Monday - Thursday : 11:30am - 03:00pm, 05:00pm - 09:45pm
Friday & Saturday : 11:30am - 09:45pm
Sunday : Closed
+65 9653 6464
S$25 - S$45 per pax
Normal Chirashi Don (S$24.90), Salmon Aburi (S$16.80), Scallop Mentaiyaki (S$13.90), Aburi Kaisen Chirashi Don (S$26.90), Kaki Ponzu (S$17.70)


Smoked Salmon Croissant (S$19.00) by Boufe Boutique Cafe (Tanglin)

308 Tanglin Road #01-01 Phoenix Park, Singapore 247974
Redhill MRT
Daily : 09:00am - 08:00pm
+65 6734 7656
S$15 - S$35 per pax
Triple B (S$21.00), Smoked Salmon Croissant (S$19.00)


Oatmeal

made from oats is considered one of the healthy foods. In oats contained more than 50 nutrients the body needs, including carbohydrates, fibre, fat, protein, vitamin B1, B2, B3, B5, B9, calcium, magnesium, folate, phosphorus, manganese, potassium, and iron. Vitamins and minerals are important for your growth, as well as for maintaining healthy bones, body tissues, metabolism, immune system, and many other processes that occur in the body.

 

Oatmeal contains fibre that is thought to be able to inhibit or reduce the absorption of bad cholesterol (LDL) in the gut. Eating fibre at least 6 grams (about 1 1/2 cups) or more daily can reduce LDL and total cholesterol in the body. You will get more fibre if you mix oatmeal with fruits, such as bananas, other than that Oatmeal consumption for several weeks can lower LDL and total cholesterol. Cholesterol and LDL fall, the risk of heart disease will also drop.

Nuts or Peanuts

Nuts are rich in healthy fats, fibre, minerals, vitamins and some other bioactive compounds, such as its antioxidant content that causes nuts to have heart health benefits. Ingredients or active substances in peanuts can foster the body's resistance in preventing some diseases.

Eating an ounce of peanuts five times in a week will prevent heart disease. Peanuts work to increase the ability of the heart pump and reduce the risk of coronary heart disease. Eating a handful of peanuts every day can help lower blood sugar levels.

Olive oils

For those of you who suffer from heart disease is advised to consume olive oil. Because olive oil is known as one of the best sources of monounsaturated fatty acids, this type of fat has been proven to increase good cholesterol levels in the blood. This is because the quality of the olive oil protector is primarily due to the type of fat,  a daily dose of olive oil rich in polyphenols (a type of antioxidant) can protect against atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries).

Coffee

For you coffee fans. Although some sources say that coffee is a drink that affects the body is not good, but a research from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Boston United States said that coffee is one way to maintain your heart health.

According to research, by drinking coffee, can reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes is closely related to heart disease. If the risk of diabetes goes down, so does the risk of heart problems and vice versa.

But you have to remember is not too much coffee. Because instead of a healthy heart, it will be bad for your body health.

Vegetable

Surely you have no doubt the benefits of vegetables. In addition to containing antioxidants, green vegetables are also rich in fibre and vitamins that benefit the health of the body. Like examples are broccoli and cabbage vegetables.

Broccoli is low in cholesterol, has a high fibre content and contains antioxidants is perfect for maintaining your heart health. In addition, cabbage, which although not green but also has fibre content, and high antioxidants that help reduce the risk of heart attack.

Vegetable TENDON (S$12.90) by Ginza Tendon Itsuki

101 Tanjong Pagar Road, Singapore 088522
Tanjong Pagar MRT
Daily : 11:30am - 02:30pm, 05:30pm - 10:00pm
+65 6221 6678
S$10 - S$20 per pax
Special TENDON (S$13.90), Vegetable TENDON (S$12.90)


In addition to eating healthy foods for the heart, do not forget the sport. Sport is an important activity to maintain health and fitness. It is recommended to do cardio exercises to maintain your heart health.