When was the last time you had a “heart-to-heart” with YOUR cardiologist?
According to cardiologists, our diet plays a significant role in our heart health, depending on what foods we eat daily.
To have the best health possible, the American Heart Association recommends that we eat a healthy diet that includes vegetables, fruits, legumes, whole grains, nuts, animal protein, and fish.
You might not have known this, but the foods we eat have a direct effect on our blood pressure.
And while high blood pressure, obesity, and high cholesterol are all risk factors for getting heart disease, cardiologists say that consuming a diet low in saturated fat and high in fiber can greatly lower your risk for heart disease.
That being said, are there things we should also attempt to AVOID consuming in excess to protect our cardiovascular health? Well, cardiologists seem to think so because they won’t touch the 9 following foods!