10 Foods That You Should Stop Eating Now to Prevent Heart Attacks
It’s important that we watch what we eat because unhealthy diets are the main cause of most diseases, including heart attacks. 2,150 people in North America alone die every day due to heart health. Heart attacks are the leading cause of death for Americans of both genders, according to experts at the American Heart Association. This is why we need to take better care of our diets, so we can prevent ourselves from having a heart attack. A review of your daily meal plan and grocery list is definitely needed, and we’ve compiled a list of foods that should not be in them!
1.Pizza—the Perfect Food?
I know, I know, everybody loves pizza. Asking you to give it up is quite a big request, but think about it – give up pizza, or… die from a heart attack? The answer is pretty clear, isn’t it? Pizza contains high levels of carbohydrates, saturated fats, and general unhealthiness. Let’s face it, it’s an artery blocker; a single slice exceeds about 2/3 of your recommended daily intake of saturated fats! A good idea to eat pizza that won’t kill you is to make it homemade; gluten-free or with whole wheat, with fresh veggies and lean meat, and no processed cheese!