Heart attack: THIS type of fat can raise GOOD cholesterol and help prevent a heart attack

HEART attacks can be prevented by making certain lifestyle changes, including eating a healthier diet. While saturated fat increases bad cholesterol in the body and therefore the risk of having a heart attack, eating another type of fat can do the opposite by raising good cholesterol levels.

A heart attack is a serious medical emergency in which the supply of blood to the heart is suddenly blocked.

The leading cause of heart attacks is coronary heart disease - a condition in which the major blood vessels that supply the heart get clogged up with deposits of cholesterol.

If the deposits of cholesterol burst, a blood clot will develop, which may block the blood supply to the heart and trigger a heart attack.

Cholesterol is a fatty substance which is vital for the...
source: Express

2018-10-17 13:20
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