As Harvard Health points out, a key component of this diet is swapping saturated and trans fats — which can lead to clogged arteries and heart disease — with mono and polyunsaturated fats, which can help lower cholesterol levels.
The Mediterranean diet emphasises fruits, vegetables, whole grains, fish, nuts, and olive oil.
In addition to eating a heart-healthy diet, engaging in regular exercise will also reduce your risk of having a heart attack.
As Mayo Clinic explains, like other muscles, your heart becomes stronger with regular physical activity.
Published at Thu, 09 Jul 2020 21:03:24 +0000