We are used to believing that some pathologies depend only on age or familiarity. What we do not know, however, is that often even the most serious diseases can depend on different factors, such as lifestyle, nutrition and our habits.
Cardiovascular diseases, first of all stroke, angina pectoris and myocardial infarction, are the leading cause of mortality in Italy. As the Ministry of Health reports, most of these pathologies could be prevented if only we gave up some wrong behaviors.
Smoking, for example, is one of the factors that affects these pathologies, but a sedentary lifestyle and an incorrect diet can also influence. There are, in fact, some very popular foods that should be eliminated from our diet in order not to run into these problems.
3 foods to avoid to prevent heart attacks and strokes plus valuable advice
We have already dealt with the topic of prevention when we explained that those over 50 could have free access to these visits concerning 2 cancers that cause death every year.
Today we will learn more about how to prevent cardiovascular diseases through the right diet.
As reported on the website of the Umberto Veronesi Foundation, among the foods to be consumed in moderation there are bread and pasta, as they are sources of salt. It is also better to prefer simple and not very elaborate condiments, such as vegetable sauces and broths.
Instead, alcoholic beverages, spirits and sugary drinks should be totally avoided, as well as precooked or prepackaged foods and fried foods. Other foods to limit are sausages, processed meats (such as sausages and hamburgers), and red meat.
One more tip
When we cook food, we try to prefer steam cooking. This cooking method keeps the nutritional properties of food intact, and therefore we will benefit from it.
Other healthy ways to cook meat and fish are grilled, grilled, steamed and baked. Vegetables, on the other hand, can be boiled, or steamed or baked. And here are the 3 foods to avoid to prevent heart attacks and strokes plus valuable advice.
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