The most common type of heart disease is coronary artery disease, which can lead to heart attack. Fifty percent of heart attacks happen suddenly, without warning, and they cause a blockage in the blood flow to some part of the heart. What do not allows the blood supply is the hardening of arteries, which is medically referred to as atherosclerosis. The deposits in the arteries creating a blood clot that prevents blood flow to the heart, and if these clots are not removed in time, part of the heart muscle will begin to die, which can lead to heart attack.
However, experts have many times confirmed that these five changes in people’s lifestyle could prevent 80% of heart attacks:
- Healthy food
- Physical activity
- Maintaining a healthy waist circumference
- Moderate alcohol consumption (up to 10-30 ml per day)
- Avoiding cigarettes
Most people do not know that trans fats and processed carbohydrates are more harmful than the saturated fats. This misconception affected on the food processing industry, which started producing foods with low share of fat and saturated fat is replaced by healthy harmful trans fats, processed sugar and processed fructose.
The best sources of healthy fats are:
- Coconut and coconut oil
- Egg yolks of organic eggs
- Raw nuts
The worst thing you can do to yourself is to wait for the appearance of symptoms of heart disease, to do something.
Immediately take the following steps to protect your heart and prevent permanent damage:
- Avoid all types of sugar
- Do not sit more than three hours a day
- Exercise more often
- Enter optimal amount of vitamin D
- Walk barefoot on the ground as often as possible
- Reduce stress