Blood Vessels Narrow From Eating Sugar, Salt, And Fat
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Blood vessels become narrowed from fat , excessive consumption of white flour and white sugar. Over eating, obesity, diabetes is a proven major cause of Atherosclerosis. Arterial blockage causes stroke and heart attack. Eliminate Sugar, salt, refined and processed foods, eat less saturated fat, keep blood sugar under control. It has been clearly demonstrated that white sugar & hydrogentaed fats, & white flour are prime causes of hardening of the arteries. Flax seed and olive oil help.
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The most common cause of heart disease in a person with diabetes is hardening of the coronary arteries which is a buildup of cholesterol in the blood vessels that supply oxygen and nutrition to the heart. Keep your blood sugar as normal as possible.Control your blood pressure, with medication if necessary. Good numbers for diabetics is under 130/80.Get your cholesterol numbers under control. maybe with medication .Lose weight, no salt and eat low fat diet,exercise and quit smoking.
Fact: Every pound of fat gained causes your body to make 7 new miles of blood vessels.
Knowing this, it’s easy to see why obesity and heart disease often go together. Most of the new blood vessels are tiny capillaries, but also include small veins and arteries. This means if you are “only” 10 pounds overweight your heart has to pump blood through an extra 70 miles of blood vessels. The good news is that this also works in reverse.
If you lose a pound of fat, your body will break down and reabsorb the no longer needed blood vessels.This is encouraging to dieters, as one pound does not seem like a lot to lose, but even that little bit of difference will result in a large benefit for your heart! 26
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