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What does my oral health have to do with my heart health?

What does my oral health have to do with my heart health?

Periodontitis: Several studies have shown a correlation between periodontal disease and heart disease. Https://www. Perio. Org/consumer/heart_disease http://www. Webmd. Com/oral-health/features/healthy-teeth-healthy-heart ...Read more

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Nutrition is the synergistic combination of nutrients found in food and water that allows the human body to perform all essential ...Read more


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What are the heart healthy food?

What are the heart healthy food?

Veggies, nuts, whole: Vegetables, fruits, nuts, fisf, chicken no skin while grains, olive oil. 1-2 glasses of red wine per day. ...Read more

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What kind of foods should I eat to increase my heart health?

What kind of foods should I eat to increase my heart health?

Low fat foods and fr: Avoid animal fats which are common in dairy products and processed meats. Exercise daily, eat fruits and vegetables and lose weight such that there is no fat on your belly. ...Read more

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How nuts can be heart-healthy foods since they are high in fat?

How nuts can be heart-healthy foods since they are high in fat?

Not all fat is: Created equal...Walnuts & almonds can be beneficial is reasonable amounts. ...Read more

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What are reliable, doctor-recommended heart-healthy foods or meals?

Bake never fry: Vegetables like tomatoes, broccoli, lettuce, spinach etc; bake tilapia, salmon, grouper, red snapper, tuna; whole grains; beans; bake chicken;. ...Read more

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Other than oatmeal what are some of the most heart-healthy foods and meals?

Other than oatmeal what are some of the most heart-healthy foods and meals?

Fiber and Stanols: 1. Plant stanol margarine (take control / benechol) can lower bad cholesterol by 15%. 2. Soluble fiber products that contain psyllium (metamucil; 2-3 servings/day) can lower cholesterol by 10%. 3. Some soy products like tofu and soy nuts and milk may slightly lower cholesterol. 4. Replace saturated and trans fat (animal/ dairy/processed food) with unsaturated vegetable fat. 5. Cut back on salt. ...Read more

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Besides eating healthy foods and exercising, what else can I do to keep my heart healthy?

Besides eating healthy foods and exercising, what else can I do to keep my heart healthy?

Aspirin: It depends given your past medical history. If you are over 45 you might benefit from a baby Aspirin daily. If you have high cholesterol, having that treated with medication can help reduce your further risk of heart problems. Certainly you want to get adequate exercise most days of the week. There is not enough research to confirm what vitamins to take yet. ...Read more

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How to keep our heart healthy?

How to keep our heart healthy?

Heart: Eat a mediterranean diet, get plenty of exercise, do not smoke and take care of any risk factors you may have like diabetes, hypertension or gout. ...Read more

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How can I get my heart healthy?

How can I get my heart healthy?

Well most start out: Healthy so maintaining that is by eating right, maintaining lean body mass, exercising & not smoking for starters. ...Read more

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What do I do to keep my heart healthy?

What do I do to keep my heart healthy?

Many things: Eat a good and balanced diet. Maintain a healthy weight, Exercise regularly (30 minutes 3X / wk or more). Treat high blood pressure and diabetes if you have them. Do not smoke or use drugs like cocaine. Talk with your doc about taking an aspirin each day and consider if a statin is right for you. ...Read more

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How can I keep our heart healthy from diseases?

How can I keep our heart healthy from diseases?

Follow this advice: Do this exactly: don't smoke, be normal weight, eat a vegetarian diet, exercise daily, wash your hands frequently, monitor and control your blood pressure, and, most importantly, choose the right parents. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about the best way to keep your heart healthy?

Can you tell me about the best way to keep your heart healthy?

Aerobic fitness: This is the single best gift you can give your heart. Avoiding smoking, keeping cholesterol and blood pressure and blood sugar down, and avoiding needle drugs are the other things you want to do to keep your heart working well. There are no guarantees, but this stacks the odds for you. ...Read more

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I need some tips on how to keep our heart healthy from diseases?

I need some tips on how to keep our heart healthy from diseases?

Eat plants!: Reduce or eliminate meat and oils, stick to 100% whole grains, and eat all kinds of veggies and legumes. You'll be amazed at the benefits! ...Read more

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The heart is one of the most important organs in the body. What can you do to keep your heart healthy?

The heart is one of the most important organs in the body. What can you do to keep your heart healthy?

Heart health: The heart is part of your whole system. You need to take care of everything. This means mediterranean diet, daily exercise, not smoking. It means taking care of high blood pressure, diabetes and other problems that may be present. ...Read more