When supplementing with minerals, calcium and magnesium seem especially important. Calcium supports the cardiac muscle, and magnesium can regulate some types of arrhythmia.
Because triglycerides are the main form of fat in food, conventional wisdom had called for eating less fat to reduce triglycerides in the bloodstream. This can work, particularly when fiber is increased and weight loss accompanies the lower-fat diet, but the real leverage in lower triglycerides is reduction of simple carbohydrates. Carbs don’t have to be completely eliminated, just concentrate on the ones from vegetables and fruits and those with high fiber. Don’t eat ‘the white stuff.’”
Lower the cholesterol level in your blood. Lowering your cholesterol, especially the level of "bad" LDL cholesterol, keeps plaques from building up in the coronary arteries. The total cholesterol level should be kept below 200 mg/dL, and the LDL cholesterol level below 130 mg/dL (under 100 mg/dL in those with known heart disease or diabetes). Some people are able to control their cholesterol level by changing what they eat, lose weight, and exercise more; others require medication.
There are several types of chocolate which contain varying amounts of cacao and flavanols. Eating bittersweet or dark chocolate is the best choice over milk chocolate for the most generous amounts of higher cacao content chocolate. The higher the percentage of cacao in the chocolate, the greater the benefits and nutritional value. For example, an average serving of 65% dark chocolate would look something like this (these are estimates, as actual numbers will vary, depending on brand, size, etc.):
Cyanosis is a blue coloration of the skin due to a lack of oxygen generated in blood vessels near the skin surface. It occurs when the oxygen level in the arterial blood falls below 85-90%.
Today majority of people are found having issues related to their heart. If the situation is too severe it’s better to consult a cardiologist in order to know the preventive measure for heart attacks.
There are many risk factors for heart attack that are within our control. Regular exercise is a simple thing that can have a profound effect on our overall health, especially our hearts. The food we eat (and the amount) can affect other controllable risk factors such as cholesterol, blood pressure, diabetes and obesity. A diet rich in vegetables, fruits, whole-grain and high-fiber foods, fish, lean protein and fat-free or low-fat dairy products is the key.