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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

Dr. William Singer
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What is heart-healthy living and why is it important?

What is heart-healthy living and why is it important?

Lively living 4 life: You are so lucky. Before 40 there is a lot of time to live a wonderful, long and healthy life by including exercise and balanced diet the key is to start now. Everything you do will lay down the foundation for being vigorous when a senior. In addition, it will make you feel energetic now. So protect the heart-every meal, every day. And add exercise 3x/wk and throughout each day to build endurance. ...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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What is a really good fruit for heart health?

What is a really good fruit for heart health?

Pomegranite: Any fruit rich in antioxidants, vitamins is good for heart health. However, diabetics have to be moderate given potential impact of some sweet fruits on blood sugars. ...Read more

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Should I be taking estrogen for my heart health?

Should I be taking estrogen for my heart health?

No: If it is needed for other reasons but not for heart health as it may be detrimental. ...Read more

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How can I stick to a heart-healthy diet at parties?

How can I stick to a heart-healthy diet at parties?

Nutrient dense foods: Eat foods that are nutrient dense (like meat, fish, poultry, eggs, cheese, low starch vegatables and water) avoid foods that are not nutrient dense (like starches and sugars, including fruit)
avoid sugars, fried foods, vegatable oils like canola & soy, meats that are cured wth nitrates & nitrites, aspartame, splenda, partially hydrogenated vegetable oils, maragarine, soy based products, sweetened. ...Read more

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Can weight training help improve your heart health?

Can weight training help improve your heart health?

Yes...but: Weight training that is part of an aerobic exercise program will certainly be beneficial for your heart. Lifting heavy weights for mass without aerobic activity will have only marginal heart benefits. ...Read more

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What are some healthy habits to maintain heart health?

What are some healthy habits to maintain heart health?

Exercise!: As little as 30 minutes of walking 4 times a day can do tremenous things for heart health. If drug companies could make exercise a pill, they would! It's simple and free, so at minimum everyone should walk or jog. ...Read more

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Why do I need to be bothered with heart healthy eating?

Why do I need to be bothered with heart healthy eating?

For your heart: I think it all depends on how you want to live. Those that eat a good diet generally have happier and healthier lives. Those that don't can spend a lot of time feeling poorly and even worse about themselves. Plus a diet good for your heart is usually good for your brain also. If you don't want to be in a nursing home some day, eat better now! ...Read more

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What is the minimum amount of fat required in a heart healthy diet?

What is the minimum amount of fat required in a heart healthy diet?

Not that simple: Not just a matter of how much fat but also the types of fat. Saturated vs unsaturated. Omega 3 vs 6 vs 9. I would refer you to the aha website (american heart assn). ...Read more

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How to prevent heart pain and what to eat to keep the heart healthy?

How to prevent heart pain and what to eat to keep the heart healthy?

Fresh produce: Veer to the fresh produce aisle and avoid the beautiful packaged foods which is mostly processed junk food. Fill your basket with fruit and vegetables of different colors. Different colors mean different antioxidants and a variety of nutrients. Avoid consuming anything which only feels great while in your mouth but makes you si, uncomfortable and even guilt ridden upon landing in your stomach. ...Read more

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What is a good strategy for heart healthy grocery shopping for the family?

What is a good strategy for heart healthy grocery shopping for the family?

Fresh produce: Veer to the fresh produce aisle and avoid the beautiful packaged foods which is mostly processed junk food. Fill your basket with fruit and vegetables of different colors. Different colors mean different antioxidants and a variety of nutrients. Avoid consuming anything which only feels great while in your mouth but makes you si, uncomfortable and even guilt ridden upon landing in your stomach. ...Read more

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What is better - sugar or substitute - when trying to lose weight and be heart healthy?

What is better - sugar or substitute - when trying to lose weight and be heart healthy?

Sugar is: A simple carb. Not the best for loosing weight. I like stevia sugar substitute for coffee. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can heart blockages be successfully treated with meds, exercise and a heart-healthy diet?

No: Once a blood vessel gets bstructed the reversal process it s almost impossible. There is a remodeling taking place in the vessel lumen that can lead to recanalization but not very often. Usually the ischemic changes don't allow the remodelling process to take place in a timely fashion manner. But exercise and diet can prevent further blockages. ...Read more

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Can you determine anything about heart health from looking at someone's face? I.E. Color, shapes, other clues on face?

Can you determine anything about heart health from looking at someone's face? I.E. Color, shapes, other clues on face?

Sometimes: Diagnosis of problems rely on listening to the patient, examining the paitens and finally tests. Obviously many things can be discovered by closely looking. An example - a small skin tag found under the eyes called a xanthelasma can be a sign of high cholesterol. This can be an early warning of increased risk of heart disease. ...Read more

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I have PACs. Been diagnosed by 72 holter. Heart healthy otherwise. Go along time between bad episode. But when I increase exercise I get more?

I have PACs. Been diagnosed by 72 holter. Heart healthy otherwise. Go along time between bad episode. But when I increase exercise I get more?

PAC's: PAC's are very commonly detected on Holter studies;in the absence of significant structural or functional heart disease or lab blood test abnormalities are best ignored, if symptomatic then a variety of simple therapies can control symptoms. ...Read more

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How are high-density lipoproteins (HDLs) related to your heart health?

How are high-density lipoproteins (HDLs) related to your heart health?

Can regress artery: plaque. HDL is not cholesterol but complex protein particles: 1, 2 or 3 ApoA1 organizing proteins plus ~100 other proteins ea. HDL are fat/lipid scavenger particles. Cells with excess lipids can bind HDL-particles to remove lipids, then excrete the HDL-particles into the extracellular water around the cell & the HDL-particles will carry the lipids elsewhere; potentially to the liver for excretion. ...Read more

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Hie doctor. I need some advice to keep my heart healthy?

Hie doctor. I need some advice to keep my heart healthy?

See below: For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Drink enough water daily so that your urine is mostly colorless.
Practice safe sex.
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What are reliable, doctor-recommended heart-healthy foods or meals?

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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Is L-carnitine supplementation good bad or neither for heart health?

Is L-carnitine supplementation good bad or neither for heart health?

Generally good: L-carnitine is proven to benefit ischemic heart disease (those with heart attacks/angina) ; may help those with heart failure ; hypertension.
It likely works best in conjunction with other nutrients like coq10, magnesium ; ribose.
See http://ods. Od.Nih. Gov/factsheets/carnitine-healthprofessional/
; http://www. Heartmdinstitute. Com/health-topics/supplements/318-the-awesome-foursome. ...Read more

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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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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?

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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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 is a good diet for heart health?

What is a good diet for heart health?

Heart healthy: 5-7 servings of fruits and vegetables a day. 3-5 ounces of lean meat, chicken or fish as protein, or eggs, or 1 cup of milk. Complex carbohydrates in the form of whole grains, should make up 1/4 of your plate servings. 1/2 your plate should be fresh fruits and or vegetables. And 1/4 of your plate should be protein. Beans and legumes are also healthy carbohydrates. Avoid too much fat, fried foods. ...Read more

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What tests should I do to check my heart health?

What tests should I do to check my heart health?

Annual checkup: At 22 y/o you likely just need an annual exam so that your family doctor can evaluate your medical history, family history, current health status (exam and labs) to determine if further testing or treatment is needed. However, at 22 y/o unless you are obese, have a heart condition or diabetes or a family history of heart disease at a young age, your "heart health" should be pretty good. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Ali
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