Friday, 29 Sep 2023

Full Breakfast protects the heart

Greek scientists have off identified two simple habits that will have a positive impact on the health of the blood vessels: The TV regularly and a decent Breakfast to eat. With these methods, could be the risk for heart disease or a stroke reduce.

Study participants who ate regularly a energy rich Breakfast, had much healthier arteries than those who ate little or no Breakfast. "A rich Breakfast, which accounts for more than 20 percent of the total daily calorie intake, may be of equal or even greater importance than the eating behavior of a Person, so whether you follow the Mediterranean diet, a low-fat diet or another diet,” says Dr. med. Sotirios Tsalamandris, a cardiologist at the University hospital in Athens.

The researchers Tsalamandris found that people who watched a lot of TV, were almost twice as likely to be Plaque in the arteries, such as participants who spent little time in front of the TV. Compared with those who watch television less than seven hours per week, were those with a consumption of more than 21 hours per week, a 68 percent higher probability of high blood pressure and a 50 percent higher probability of Diabetes. The researchers attribute this to long periods of Sitting.

Tsalamandris and his Team had been studied in 2,000 people in the age from 40 to 99 years, the relationship between heart health and various lifestyle factors. Through detailed questionnaires, they received data on physical activity and the eating habits of the participants, and through two clinical Tests, they measured stiffness or thickening of the arteries, as well as the formation of Plaques in the vessels.


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