Foods and drinks for a strong heart

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Data from the World Health Organization show that one third of deaths worldwide are related to cardiovascular diseases. Meanwhile, the statistics of the Institute of Public Health show a worrying panorama of the prevalence of these diseases in Albania. The Albanian Institute of Statistics shows that in 2015 the number of deaths reached 11,500, while in 2016 it decreased to 11,000. Although it seems to have decreased somewhat, according to the authorities, half of the deaths in the country in 2016 were caused by heart disease. In this article you will learn about the 3 best supplements for the cardiovascular system and the 3 foods that should never be missing from your table.

Fish oil

One of the best supplements with a preventive role against these diseases is fish oil. It improves heart health in several ways. The omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids in fish oil lower the risk of heart disease in several ways. First, they lower the level of triglycerides, unblock blood vessels and lower blood pressure.

Magnesium

Lack of magnesium in the body causes cardiovascular problems. This mineral is very beneficial for heart health. Recommended amounts of this supplement are 400 to 800 milligrams per day.

Vitamin B1

This vitamin is known as an anti-stress vitamin because it plays a very important role in strengthening the immune system. This vitamin maintains the elasticity of the heart muscles and guarantees efficient blood pumping.

Green tea

This tea contains many antioxidants that unblock blood vessels and reduce the risk of heart attack and ischemia. The recommended amount of tea is 3 cups a day.

Beetroot

Beetroot juice is one of the best juices for lowering blood pressure. Beetroot itself and its leaves should be eaten regularly to reduce the risk of high blood pressure, heart disease and ischemia. If you take beet as a supplement, do not take more than 100 milligrams of extract per day.

Garlic

Garlic should be eaten regularly for the benefit of the heart. It lowers blood pressure, whose contribution to heart attack and ischemia reaches up to 70 percent. Garlic cleans the blood vessels and guarantees a good blood circulation. It lowers cholesterol, a contributing factor in cardiovascular disease.

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