Atherosclerosis is a condition in which cholesterol calcium and biochemical waste are deposited in the walls of blood vessels. It is an underlying cause of most heart attacks and strokes.
The principle of diet:
A low calorie, complex carbohydrates, normal protein, restricted fat, low sodium and potassium, high fibre, high vitamins and mineral diet should be provided.
Deep sea fish, omega 3 fish oil like salmon and tuna, soy milk, almonds, oatmeal, oat bran(contains high amounts of soluble fiber), brown rice, wheat pasta, legumes such as kidney beans, lentils, and chickpea can also be included.
Saturated fats, trans-fat, cholesterol, refined carbohydrates like sugar foods, soft drinks, sweet baked foods, and salt were avoided. Whole milk dairy products including yogurt, cheese, ice creams, margarine, fried foods, egg yogurt, organ meats are not be included.
|Early morning||Black tea||1 Cup|
|Breakfast||Rice flour dosa||2 no's|
|Tomato chutney||1/2 serving|
|Sweet corn||1 Cup|
|Fish curry||1/2 serving|
|Tea time||Green tea||1 Cup|
|Oats upma||1 serving|