Thursday, 10 December 2015

Diet chart after a heart attack



Diet chart after a heart attack:

Don’t focus only on removing fat; In place of processed food include variety of whole grains, vegetables as well as fruits in your diet chart.

Many food parcels have sound off about fat oriented statement which includes “no cholesterol,” or “fat free,” as well as “low in saturated fat.” Such well meaning statements were anticipated to help us and keep away from suspected dietary culprit. However eating too much fat such as trans-fat and saturated fat can increase the level of unhealthy LDL cholesterol which when oxidized turns into a bad cholesterol and it is the key contributor in Heart disease.
But as we gathered information from clinical studies over the precedent few years, the tale isn’t that much simple. When food manufacturer and even customers removed the fat from their products as well as dietchart, they frequently substituted it with unhealthy refined carbohydrates; commonly known to us as white flour and also sugar. You will find that people munch freely on cookies, low fat chips, refined cereals, fat free flavored yogurt, white bread, white rice.

Tuning the long held recommendation on fats

Many Experts tells that, diets rich in refined carbohydrates are increasing the risk of diabetes, obesity as well as increasingly contribute to the symptoms of high blood pressure. That’s why many experts and dietitian in Mumbai tells us to always consume following food in limit such as red meat, fatty dairy products cheese, ghee, palm oil which are the main supplies of saturated fat.
“If you look at overall perspective, mere calculating total amount of fats in your diet chart adds little value in attributing your health prospects. You have to consider your overall diet,” says dietitian Smriti who is a chief dietitian in one of the diabetes treatment centers in Mumbai suburbs. She says “in actual, many foodstuffs such as bagels, fat free ice cream, and 97% fat free subs are low in fat as well as saturated fat may be more risky than foodstuffs that include some saturated fats for example nuts and avocados. Hence it is important to know your overall nutritional status”. Diet Kundali has helped us to evaluate nutritional status of more than 30 nutrients in order to prescribe more accurate diet chart to patients undergoing diabetes treatment, heart disease, she says. She says further that, time has come to switch from focusing cure to prevention. If you find that your eating pattern is not giving you the required nutrients you can identify it by simply generating your diet kundali. You don’t have to wait for someone in your family to suffer a heart attack. If fact any healthy family can avert symptoms of high blood pressure or major lifestyle disease simply by changing their diet. And for this you need to know what you are eating, she adds.
Making a heart healthy diet
Never fixate to keep away from particular nutrients such as saturated fats. Make your diet plan including some of these foods in a better way.
Foodstuffs
quantity 
Vegetables
Eat 4 to 5 servings  every day
Fruits
Eat 4 to 5 servings every day
Whole grains
Eat minimum 3 servings of whole grains products  every day;
Single serving is 2 slice of roti (whole grain), 1 cup of cooked cereals (whole grain) or cooked ½ cup brown rice.
Fish and seafood
Eat minimum two servings every week, including at least single serving of oily fish, like mackerel tuna or salmon. For people living inlands where seafood is not available salmon omega 3 supplement provides a good alternative.
Vegetable oils
15-25 gm (3-5) teaspoons every day.
Nuts
Eat 4 to 5 servings every week (handful), Do not consume too much as it is low in calories but high in fats
Dairy products
Eat 2 to 3 servings every day including milk, curd etc
Note: Serving quantities and sizes are considered on a 2,200 calorie diet plan.


Quantifying saturated fat

Over the precedent few years, a number of studies have raised doubts over if saturated fats are that too much harmful. From the data gathered from recent six dozen studies to measure the risk of heart problems from the influence of different fats. When the scholars evaluated the heart disease risk between people who ate the majority of saturated fat as compared to those who ate the slightest, they established no clear variations.
As compared with carbohydrates, saturated fat will raise LDL cholesterol, but it also raises the “good” HDL cholesterol as well as lowers the triglycerides level. Many trials as well as observational studies have shown that switching saturated fat to polyunsaturated fats (the one found in soybean oils) lowers the risk of heart disease. But if you replace saturated fat with the refined carbohydrates it actually increases the heart disease risk. Having sweet or starchy foodstuffs  may cause rise the blood sugar level , along with levels of triglycerides, as well as other hormones which  contribute to overweight, diabetes, and the development of artery clogging plaque.
Sometime we, especially kids go with the advertisement on television that shows mouth watering dishes or kids munching their snacks with tomato sauce or jams. Sometimes parents also give their kids a lunchbox filled with refined carbs. People are so taste focused that they sometimes miss the bigger picture. These small things later converts to habits. A better breakfast roti sabji which includes spinach or green leafy veggies or mushrooms, she says.

Focus on whole grain diet

Having a little amount of ghee is not bad at all but the healthier option is use vegetable oil. There is no advantage in fat free butter as plenty of harm can come from high sodium content and other preservatives from the spreads you take from super market. The best choice is having fatty fish containing omega 3 such as salmon, at least 3 times a week
Even nutritional science is beginning to focus largely on the eating pattern instead of particular nutrients.  As far as processed food that you see on TV, if some of them has a food tag, it’s may not be the finest choice, she says. People need to keep their senses open and should ask questions themselves before accepting or rejecting a product.