Once coronary heart disease occurs, it is not easy to cure. Problems in fat metabolism cause coronary heart disease. Therefore, patients with coronary heart disease should eat less fat, and eat more light vegetables and fruits. What fruits are good for coronary heart disease? The following small series will introduce fruits that are beneficial to coronary heart disease.

Apple

Two green apples and one red apple

Apples contain a lot of carbohydrates, vitamin C, a small amount of fat, protein, and trace elements. Apple also contains a lot of cellulose, which can promote the excretion of bile acids and has an excellent therapeutic effect on coronary heart disease, arteriosclerosis, and hypertension.

Watermelon

Watermelon slices

Watermelon contains many amino acids, fructose, glucose, sucrose, salt, vitamin C, etc. Watermelon has a good effect on promoting blood flow, so watermelon has a therapeutic effect on coronary heart disease.

Hawthorn

Hawthorn in bowl

Hawthorn contains many maslinic acids, citric acid, carotene, vitamins, etc. In addition, the triterpenoids and flavonoids in the hawthorn can strengthen and regulate the myocardium, increase the motion amplitude of the ventricle and atrium, and the blood flow of coronary blood vessels.

Hawthorn can also promote blood flow, has an apparent antihypertensive effect, and lowers blood lipids, which can prevent the occurrence of coronary heart disease and have a particular effect on myocardial ischemia.

Bananas

Three bananas

Bananas contain carbohydrates and a variety of vitamins, which can effectively prevent constipation and prevent the occurrence of predisposing factors of coronary heart disease.

High cholesterol can cause coronary heart disease, and the stalk of bananas lowers cholesterol. For those with high serum cholesterol, 50 grams of banana stalks can be used, washed and sliced, and brewed with boiling water for 10 to 20 days to reduce cholesterol.

Kiwi

Two kiwi slices

Kiwifruit is rich in vitamins and organic acids and has an excellent therapeutic and preventive effect on indigestion, loss of appetite, high blood pressure, and coronary heart disease.

In addition to being rich in protein, sugar, fat, calcium, phosphorus, iron, and other minerals, the most striking thing about kiwi is its vitamin C content. As a result, it is suitable for coronary heart disease, hypertension, arteriosclerosis, and other diseases, and patients should eat it regularly.

Citrus

two citrus slices

Japanese researchers surveyed more than 6,000 people and found that people who like to eat citrus are less likely to suffer from coronary heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, and gout. They also found that hesperetin contained in the peels of citrus fruits has the effect of inhibiting cancer in the liver, esophagus, large intestine, and skin.

If you eat the thin skin of the citrus together, you can get dietary fiber in addition to vitamin C. It promotes laxatives and lowers cholesterol. In addition, orange peel can also strengthen the toughness of capillaries, lower blood pressure, and dilate coronary arteries, so I can say that citrus is a good fruit for preventing coronary heart disease and arteriosclerosis.

Pomegranate

Pomegranate and slice

Studies have found that the antioxidant properties of pomegranate juice are much better than apples, pears, and peaches. In addition, its rich polyphenols have a substantial effect on preventing vascular endothelial damage, and the effect of preventing cardiovascular disease is quite good.

Pomegranate contains various amino acids and traces elements, which can help digestion, prevent ulcers, and reduce blood lipids. In addition, Pomegranate juice contains a variety of antioxidants. The chemical constituents of polyphenols and other natural compounds in these antioxidants help reduce the formation of fatty deposits in the cardiovascular wall, hinder atherosclerosis, and fundamentally prevent coronary heart disease.

Cherries

Three cherries

Cherries have a therapeutic effect on heart disease, and cherries can protect the heart because cherries contain a lot of iron, promoting the regeneration of hemoglobin and improving the body’s immunity. At the same time, cherries also contain a lot of sugar, protein, carotene, and vitamins. In addition, eating cherries can play a role in beauty and beauty and make the skin rosy and white.

Author

Sam Perera, Founder of Stethostalk, is a food safety follower and organic food lover. He has completed the PLANT-BASED NUTRITION Cornell Certificate Program, Cornell University, US. Before this, he worked for a few years in IT services. A dedicated follower of nature, he believes in healing with natural foods. In his free time, he loves Gardening, Blogging, and traveling.

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