Heart Disease:  Foods to Avoid for a Healthier Heart

Heart diseases may be brought about by eating unhealthy food. To avoid the chances of ever contracting heart diseases and other heart complications it would be wise if you observed what you consume.

Below are some of the foods that you should probably prevent for a healthier heart.

 Limit sugar-sweetened beverages and red meat

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 If you want to live a healthy life and prevent any heart diseases then you should avoid as much as possible eating red meat and beverages such as Sodas, instead focus on drinks such as water and green tea.

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Fried food

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Fried food such as fried chips and chicken usually contain a high level of cholesterol. If consumed regularly it might start affecting your health hence it is prudent you avoid fried food as much as possible.

Sausages and burgers

They usually contain a lot of saturated fat which can wreak havoc on your arteries. Burger can have very big repercussions for your heart. Burgers usually contain saturated calories, fat, and sodium which can lead to serious health issues especially of the heart.

Pizza

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Most people love pizza because it’s a convenient but what you don’t know is that pizza is no friend of your heart. A single plain slice of pizza is saturated with fat and of sodium.

 Pasta

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Pasta is an Italian delicacy of spaghetti and meatballs which is normally saturated with high calories, high fat content and sodium. All of these could have adverse effects on your heart and should therefore be avoided as much as possible.

Ice cream

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Almost everyone loves ice-cream but what you might not know is that it’s actually not very healthy especially for your heart. Ice-cream contains a lot of fat, a lot of sugary contents.

Doughnuts

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Doughnuts are a delicacy especially during breakfast for most of some people. Some people like to sprinkle cream and chocolate on their doughnuts to make them very tasteful but actually they are increasing their chances of contracting heart diseases as they usually contain high levels of saturated fat and high levels of carbohydrates which are not good for your heart.

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