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What are foods and drinks that are good for the heart?

What are foods and drinks that are good for the heart?

There are many sites: There are many sites with heart healthy diet tips. Here's one: http://blog.Partnersforyourhealth.Com/blog/bid/96537/foods-that-are-part-of-a-heart-healthy-diet. ...Read more

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What are good foods and liquids for your heart?

What  are good foods and liquids for your heart?

Fruit & veggies: A vegetarian diet is ideal. Alternatively, the mediterranean diet has also been shown to be beneficial. See: http://www.Nejm.Org/doi/full/10.1056/nejmoa1200303 (this is a free download as a pdf). ...Read more

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Is there certain foods that r good for your liver?

Is there certain foods that r good for your liver?

Many..: Garlic, grapefruit, beets, leafy greens, green tea, avocados, lemons, tumeric, walnuts, and cruciferous vegetables like broccoli and brussel sprouts are all great for your liver. ...Read more

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Can you please discuss the of the things that are good and bad for your heart?

Can you please discuss the of the things that are good and bad for your heart?

See below: Good: not smoking, normal weight, daily exercise, normal bp, normal cholesterol, enjoyable work, satisfying relationships, money in the bank; bad: smoking, mother and father died at 40 of heart attack, death of a spouse, loss of a job, bacon breakfast everyday, big macs. (sorry, i love them too). ...Read more

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Is eating more maize good for health and mention some normal food items which are not good for health.

Is eating more maize good for health and mention some normal food items which are not good for health.

NO, sadly many!: As a very starchy food with a high glycemic index (60) ; glycemic load, eating maize is not particularly good for health. In general sugars ; starchy foods like grains ; potatoes are not very good for health. Fried foods are also bad, as are gmo foods ; food from animals fed gmo's, grains ; hormones. For a good list of the healthiest foods with info on why see http://www.Whfoods.Com/foodstoc.Php. ...Read more

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What food are good to eat for a healthy heart and body?

What food are good to eat for a healthy heart and body?

The macronutrients: are protein, good fats, and carbs. We need them all. Avoid junk food, especially anything w/high fructose core syrup in it, like soda. See your doc to make sure the food plan you are thinking of is good for you. Coenzyme Q 10 is a good supplement for overall cardiovascular health. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are good foods and vitamins for getting a healthy heart and improving circulation?

Could you tell me what are good foods and vitamins for getting a healthy heart and improving circulation?

Save Money: You most certainly don't need to supplement with vitamins (unless it's vitamin d, and even then it's a hard maybe). Study after study has found no benefit. Fish oils seems to be pretty great, but only in high doses of >3gm/day of the dha/epa. Google "mediterranean diet" and have a look at this: http://www.Webmd.Com/diet/features/what-to-know-about-omega-3s-and-fish. ...Read more

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Which foods are good for your liver?

Which foods are good for your liver?

Liver: there are no foods which are specifically good for your liver. Having said that, if you have liver disease, you should avoid alcohol, certain medications, and raw seafood and shellfish. Otherwise, a diet high in vegetables and fruits and low in fatty fried food is probably your best bet. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can you explain what are the food suitable for the health of heart and kidney?

Can you explain what are the food suitable for the health of heart and kidney?

Fresh low fat food: Heart healthy food is low salt and low in saturated fat. Kidney disease diets need to be low in phosphate, low salt and low in high acid (low ph) such as carbonated drinks. Advanced kidney disease diets are also low in potassium. Kidney diets can be obtained from a dietician or the website of the national kidney foundation. ...Read more

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What foods are great for your heart ?

What foods are great for your heart ?

Balanced diet: Pasifeelya: you have three questions about diet; activity, heart and skin. The for all is the same, i.e., a well balanced diet. ...Read more

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Please answer! what salt is good for the heart and also a food dish?

Please answer! what salt is good for the heart and also a food dish?

Heart health: Sodium chloride is not good for the heart. It can raise BP and elevate blood volume. Minerals that are good for the heart include potassium and magnesium. Garlic and onion salts are excellent substitutes. Mrs DASH seasonings are excellent. Heart health can be optimized by Co Q 10 or Co Q plus. Antioxidants are excellent, too. Fruits of color and veg of color are loaded with antioxidants. A ...Read more

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What exactly is in those foods and drinks that make them so good for the immune system?

What exactly is in those foods and drinks that make them so good for the immune system?

Good diet: A diet that provides adequate vitamins and minerals is all that is needed to keep your immune system health. ...Read more

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Why is exercise good for your heart while stimulants like coffee are bad for your heart?

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Why is exercise good for your heart while stimulants like coffee are bad for your heart?

Physiology: Aerobic exercise beneficially impacts the cardiovascular tone of the body (lower bp, lower heart rate, increased cardiac reserve), as well as helps with weight and blood sugar management. Stimulants simply ramp up the heart rate and blood pressure as a direct effect of the chemicals (usually caffeine, but some analogues to Adrenalin are in them, too), without the physiologic benefits. ...Read more

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Are there eating plans online that can help me choose foods that are good for my heart?

Are there eating plans online that can help me choose foods that are good for my heart?

Yes: The american heart association has extensive information on their web site wth other resources. ...Read more

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What are the different kind of foods and vitamins that are good for your liver?

What are the different kind of foods and vitamins that are good for your liver?

Healthy lifestyle: Eating a variety of fruits and vegetables, avoiding excessive calories, fats, and alcohol, and maintaining normal weight are all factors that promote and maintain health and therefore promote a healthy liver. I don't think that there's a "fix" for chronic liver disease. ...Read more

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Are there any healthy ways to feed your family that are quick and cheap?

Are there any healthy ways to feed your family that are quick and cheap?

Yes: There are large discount chains that you pay to use. They tend to sell food in bulk. Using these resources can really stretch your $. Consider growing your own food. Strapped for space - use square foot or container gardens. Keep it organic for good health. ...Read more

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I'm aware that a great diet and exercise is healthy for the brain, but what are the best foods in terms of constantly studying for quizzes and tests?

I'm aware that a great diet and exercise is healthy for the brain, but what are the best foods in terms of constantly studying for quizzes and tests?

No straight answer: Not aware of evidence that particular food is better for studying...But in general before studying: -make sure you are physically and mentally rested, like after a nice nap -avoid hunger or thirst -avoid heavy meal right before studying. ...Read more

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