Eating healthy and regular physical activity are the most important things you need to do if you want to keep the heart healthy. These however, are not the only things that will help your heart be healthy. What you drink is also very important thing to pay attention too.
Heart disease is sometimes genetically conditioned, but also can be prevented if you can take proper care of yourself.
Here follows a list of beverages that can be friends your heart:
1) Black coffee
Might seem surprising, but coffee has higher antioxidant activity than cocoa or tea. Moderate consumption provides the protective effect that coffee has on the heart and reduces the risk of occurrence of cardiovascular disease, which affects the reduction of inflammation in the body.
Research has shown that people who consume 2 big cups of coffee a day have a 20% lower risk from a stroke than those who do not drink coffee or drink in quantities less than 2 cups. Recommended intake of coffee is 2 – 4 cups a day. If you drink more, you may have insomnia, feel anxious and tired.