11 Foods to Avoid Heart Pain & Weight Gain

Mga bessy! Ito ang mga pagkaing nakatutulong na sa paglo-lose natin ng weight, nakatutulong pa sa pagpapalusog ng ating mga puso. 👙❤️ Double benefits talaga! 😍👏

Apples

Heart health benefits:

High in antioxidants, which help prevent bad cholesterol.

– High in soluble fiber, which helps the body eliminate cholesterol.

Weight loss benefits:

– High in fiber, low in calories

– Helps curb those mid-day cravings.

Avocado

Heart health benefits:

– High in monounsaturated fats (or healthy fats).

Antioxidants and potassium can reduce blood pressure.

Weight loss benefits:

Monounsaturated fats will keep you from feeling hungry.

Blueberries

Heart health benefits:

Antioxidants have been shown to reduce blood pressure.

Weight loss benefits:

– High in fiber and low in calories

– Can help stop cravings during the day.

4. Bananas

Heart health benefits:

– Super high in potassium that helps lower blood pressure.

Weight loss benefits:

– Helps boost metabolism and burn calories.

5. Citrus Fruits

Heart health benefits:

Flavonoids can lower your risk of stroke.

Vitamin C is connected with a lower risk of heart disease.

Weight loss benefits:

– Grapefruits lower insulin which means less fat is stored in your body.

– Grapefruits also help you eat less throughout the day.

6. Green Veggies

Heart health benefits:


– Broccoli, spinach, and kale are high in carotenoids, fiber, vitamins and minerals.


Weight loss benefits:


– Broccoli has a lot of fiber without all of the calories.


Legumes


Heart health benefits:


– Beans, lentils, and peas are high in protein.


– Can help control blood sugar.


Weight loss benefits:


– Provides protein that will keep you full longer.


– Doesn’t have saturated fats like red meat.


8. Nuts

Heart health benefits:

– Almonds, walnuts, pistachios, peanuts, and macadamia nuts all help lower cholesterol.

– Macadamias contain omega-3 fatty acids.

Weight loss benefits:

– Almonds help you stay full during the day.

9. Oatmeal

Heart health benefits:

– Excellent source of soluble fiber, which attaches itself to cholesterol.

Weight loss benefits:

– The fiber will keep you from wanting to snack.

10. Potatoes

Heart health benefits:

– High in potassium and fiber, which can help lower blood pressure.

Weight loss benefits:

– Super filling

– Low calorie and no fat, sodium, or cholesterol.

11. Salmon

Heart health benefits:

– Contains omega-3 fatty acids.

Weight loss benefits:

– Helps you feel full without any extra fats.

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Wag maliitin ang kayang gawin ng mga pagkaing ito sa ating kalusugan. Pero laging tandaan na ang lahat ng sobra ay masama kaya dahan-dahan din, bessy ha? Moderation is the key!

(Photo and info from Google Images; UnityPoint Health Des Moines, UnityPoint.Org/DesMoines/PainAndGain)