201 Diet Tips For Heart Patients by Dr. Bimal Chhajer

There are over sixty million (six crore) heart patients in India today and the number is growing fast at an alarming rate. Out of the fifteen major reasons responsible for developing heart diseases, at least ten are related to diet. The two major components of artery blockage are Cholesterol and Triglycerides (fats), both of which are supplied to the body by our diet. Diet also adversely affects high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity and LDL Cholesterol. Some kinds of food can increase HDL Cholesterol.