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3 useful products for your health

It is better to take care of your heart from a young age, because it is much easier to prevent cardiovascular diseases than to fight them. Woman's Day will tell you what to do to make your life long and healthy.
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In the framework of the action"Get dressed in red", we are continuing a series of educational articles on heart health. In this article, you will learn what foods will make your cardiovascular system work and how proper nutrition will help keep your heart healthy.

It’s no secret that our diet depends on the functioning of all body systems. Proper nutrition strengthens our health, improves health, the condition of the skin and the body as a whole. One of the most important components of the effective work of the cardiovascular system are omega-3 fatty acids. They are contained in a variety of tasty and healthy products.

1. Oily fish.

Yes, yes, you heard right. Such types of fish as tuna, salmon, trout, and mackerel are rich in healthy omega-3 fatty acids that improve heart function. By adding these foods to your diet, you can reduce the risk of CVD.

A study conducted by Russian scientists found that women consuming 100 grams of fish 2-4 times a week reduced the risk of coronary disease.

2. Olive oil.

This is not only a popular salad dressing, but also a great helper to the heart. First, the fatty acids in this product help the body cope with excess cholesterol. Secondly, olive oil is a rich source of vitamins A and E (natural antioxidants). They protect the heart muscle from free radicals. The best evidence of the effectiveness of this product is the reliable cardiovascular system of the inhabitants of the Mediterranean. Like the entire population of Europe, a genetic predisposition to the formation of excess cholesterol on the vascular walls was found in the inhabitants of this region. However, they die from heart attacks much less frequently than neighbors in the continent.

3. Porridge

Another source of omega-3, preventing the development of coronary disease and atherosclerosis, is whole grains. This is brown rice, oatmeal and buckwheat, millet, barley. They will establish blood circulation, make the vessels stronger and more elastic, will not allow them to become blocked.

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