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Hello, If you can help answer my questions please What

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Hello, If you can help answer my questions please
What type of food is good for patients with heart disease?
What type of food heart disease patients should avoid?
Thank You
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Cardiology
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.
Eat the Mediterranean style diet
That is the most heart healthy
Avoid saturated fats and processed sugars.
Here is a diet guide for you
http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-living/nutrition-and-healthy-eating/in-depth/mediterranean-diet/art-20047801
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Can you give me the definition of what is heart disease?

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
Hardening of the arteries in the heart and accumulation of blockages of fat and calcium in the arteries
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Thank You for the answers

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
You're welcome. Take care
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

If I can add on my question please, what happens to a heart patient if they didn't eat properly or they didn't use a certain diet what will happen to them?

Thank You

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
they could end up with a heart attack
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

How to lower the risk of having a heart disease?

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
diet and exercise
exercise 30 minutes per day every day
and eat the Mediterranean diet
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
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