Healthy Ageing

Intentions of parents caring for heart

In addition to protecting the heart through exercise, we should persuade parents to cultivate a good heart care dietary habits:

Controlled cholesterol intake: Coronary heart disease is 5 times more usual than normal to appear Excessive intake of cholesterol.

To reduce the high-fat, high-calorie foods: These foods, such as pork, ground-pork, fried, butte, lard, etc. have a lot of saturated fatty acids, can increase blood cholesterol.

Eat fruits and vegetables: Fruits and vegetables, vitamin C can increase the elasticity of blood vessels, protect blood vessels.

Increase dietary fiber intake: coarse grains, fruits and vegetables, such as kelp rich in dietary fiber, has the effect of lowering serum cholesterol, prevents cholesterol directly absorbed by the body.

To reduce salt intake: dietary weekdays best to reduce salt intake, even though the food bland, but the warmth between parent and child, enough to compensate.

Small meals: Seniors should not eat too much, especially for dinner, should not eat too much, otherwise easily lead to acute myocardial infarction.