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Salmon: A Super Food For Heart

Salmon fish

The American Heart Association recommends two servings of salmon or other oily fish a week.

Salmons are rich in omega 3 and omega-3s lower risk of rhythm disorders, which lead to sudden cardiac death.

Salmon is a top food for heart health because it's rich in the omega-3s EPA and DHA.

Salmon lowers blood truglycerides and reduces inflammation.

Red Wine Is Good For Your Heart

Red wine which is also an alcohol is a heart-healthy choice for people who drink alcohol.

Alcohol can help to boost the good cholesterol, HDL.

I advice you consider your health condition first before embarking on taking alcohol.

Moderate alcohol is good but alcohol is not good for people taking aspirin and other medications and for some people with certain health issue.

One drink a day is recommended for healthy women and one to two for healthy men.

Red wine contains the antioxidants resveratrol and catechins which help in protecting the artery walls.

Sweet potatoes is good for heart and diabetes

Sweet potatoes are a hearty and healthy substitute for white potatoes especially for people concerned about diabetes.

With a low glycemic index,these spuds will not cause a quick spike in  blood sugar level.

Sweet potatoes contains ample fiber, vitamin A and lycopene which made it healthy for heart and diseases such as diabetes.


You can enhance their natural sweetness by adding cinnamon and lime juice instead of sugar.

Coffee and Tea can ward off type 2 diabetes

Coffee and tea may help to protect your heart by warding off type 2 diabetes. Studies show that people who drink 3-4 cups a day may cut their risk by 25 percent. Even decaffeinated coffee works.


Those who already have diabetes or hypertension should try to avoid coffee as caffeine can complicate these conditions.

Fastest way to dry nail polish

Old nail polish can take eternity to dry. One working method of drying polished nails is to use ice cold water as this seal and harden it quickly.

How to do it : Allow nails to air-dry for 2 minutes and then submerge in ice-cold water for about 3 minutes.

Another method is to blast nails with cool air from a hair dryer. this helps each layer of color to dry quickly.

Foods that help fight against belly fats

Fruits and vegetablesAll fruits and vegetables, due to their rich nutrient and fiber content, help to combat chronic inflammation, so make sure to include fruits as part of your daily diet routine.
Some of the anti-inflammatory fruits and vegetables to include in your meal plan include pineapple, apples, berries, , mushrooms, papaya and spinach.

Green teaGreen tea can help you to reduce your waistline and it also fight against inflammation. This is due to the presence of flavonoids in this with natural anti-inflammatory properties. It also contain the compound EGCG which help to reduce body fat.

Monounsaturated fatsIt helps to raise your healthy HDL cholesterol levels along with reduction of overall inflammation. Plants with monounsaturated fats include olive oil, almonds, and avocado.

Omega-3 fatty acids Adiet with a high percentage of omega-3 fatty acids and a low percentage of omega-6 fatty acids has been linked with decreased inflammation. Great food sources include walnuts,…