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Diet Chart For Cardiac Patients

About Cardiac Diet Plan Food chart for cardiac patients Cardiac Diet Restrictions: Food Items To Limit What To Eat And Avoid To Manage Cardiac Problems Eat Healthy Foods to Control Cardiac Problems

About Cardiac Diet Plan

About Cardiac Diet Plan

Cardiac arrest is caused due to loss of blood flow which ultimately leads to failure of the heart. In order to avoid heart failure, we need to take the Cardiac diet. Cardiac diet refers to the food intake that is healthy for the heart and avoids any heart disorder.

A cardiac diet plan should be nutrition-rich and include fruits, vegetables, whole grain etc. This is advised for those people who have high blood pressure, high cholesterol or any other history of heart disease. People without any cardiovascular problem can follow the diet plan because it will help in reducing the risk of heart disease.

Food items that are nutrition-rich, low cholesterol and readily available at reasonable price include Spinach, Tomato, Carrots, Cauliflower, Beans etc., that can constitute in this diet meal plan. However, certain high cholesterol food items like Peanut butter, Packaged cookies, Donuts and muffin, Whole fat diary etc should be avoided. Owing to their high cholesterol, they are also costlier than low-cholesterol food items which signify that we are paying a higher price for the unhealthy food than the healthy food.

To manage cardiac problems, we create a diet plan that includes inutrition-rich food items. This three-course meal for person suffereng from heart issues is easy to follow. All food items are listed in this meal plan good for healthy heart and easily available in the local market. We also list those food items should be avoided while following this indian diet meal plan.

Diet Plan For Cardiac Patients

Sunday
Breakfast (8:00-8:30AM)Ragi dosa-3+2 tsp methi chutney+1 glass milk(toned)/1 cup tea
Mid-Meal (11:00-11:30AM)1 medium banana
Lunch (2:00-2:30PM)1 cup brown rice+2 roti+1/2 cup cabbage dal+1/2 cup capsicum sabji+1 glass buttermilk
Evening (4:00-4:30PM)1 glass almond milk(toned)+2-3 oats biscuits
Dinner (8:00-8:30PM)3 roti+1/2 cup ridge gourd sabji+1/2 cup vegetable salad+1 glass buttermilk
Monday
Breakfast (8:00-8:30AM)Dalia upma-1.5 cup with vegetables(potato,onion,tomato,green peas, carrot)+1 glass milk(toned)/1 cup tea
Mid-Meal (11:00-11:30AM)1 medium apple
Lunch (2:00-2:30PM)4 roti+100gm fish(tuna/sardine/salmon/mackerel with little olive oil)-grilled/stewed+1/2 cup rajmah curry
Evening (4:00-4:30PM)1 cup boiled sprouted green gram dal+1 cup green tea
Dinner (8:00-8:30PM)3 roti+1/2 cup ivy gourd sabji+1/2 cup vegetable salad+1 glass buttermilk
Tuesday
Breakfast (8:00-8:30AM)Oats-1/2 cup+milk(toned)-150ml
Mid-Meal (11:00-11:30AM)1 medium orange
Lunch (2:00-2:30PM)1 cup brown rice+2 jowar roti+1/2 cup tomato dal+1/2 cup cluster beans curry+1 glass buttermilk
Evening (4:00-4:30PM)1 small fist of peanuts,raisins,almonds,walnuts+1 cup green tea
Dinner (8:00-8:30PM)3 roti+1/2 cup bhindi sabji+1/2 cup vegetable salad+1 glass buttermilk
Wednesday
Breakfast (8:00-8:30AM)Idly-4+sambhar-1/2 cup+green chutney-2 tsp+1 glass milk(toned)/1 cup tea
Mid-Meal (11:00-11:30AM)1 medium pomegranate
Lunch (2:00-2:30PM)4 bajra roti+1/2 cup lauki dal+1/2 cup green peas and capsicum sabji+1 glass buttermilk
Evening (4:00-4:30PM)1 cup boiled sprouted bengal gram+1 cup green tea
Dinner (8:00-8:30PM)3 roti+1/2 cup snake gourd sabji+1/2 cup vegetable salad+1 glass buttermilk
Thursday
Breakfast (8:00-8:30AM)Soya and wheat dosa-3+2 tsp pudina chutney+1 glass milk(toned)/1 cup tea
Mid-Meal (11:00-11:30AM)100gm water melon
Lunch (2:00-2:30PM)1 cup brown rice+2 bajra roti+1/2 cup methi dal+1/2 cup french beans sabji+1 glass buttermilk
Evening (4:00-4:30PM)1 glass walnut milk(toned)+2-3 multigrain biscuits
Dinner (8:00-8:30PM)3 roti+1/2 cup moolimethi sabji+1/2 cup vegetable salad+1 glass buttermilk
Friday
Breakfast (8:00-8:30AM)Roasted oats upma-1.5 cup with vegetables(potato,onion,tomato,green peas, carrot)+1 glass milk(toned)/1 cup tea
Mid-Meal (11:00-11:30AM)100gm musk melon
Lunch (2:00-2:30PM)1 cup white rice+2 roti+100gm fish(tuna/sardine/salmon/mackerel) curry+1/2 cup soya chunk and aloo sabji
Evening (4:00-4:30PM)1 glass avocado(75gm) milkshake(milk-150ml-toned)
Dinner (8:00-8:30PM)3 roti+1/2 cup lauki sabji+1/2 cup vegetable salad+1 glass buttermilk
Saturday
Breakfast (8:00-8:30AM)Paratha-2(aloo/methi/mooli/gobhi)+2 tsp green chutney+1 glass milk(toned)/1 cup tea
Mid-Meal (11:00-11:30AM)1 medium pear
Lunch (2:00-2:30PM)4 roti+1/2 cup palak dal+1/2 cup bitter gourd sabji+1 glass buttermilk
Evening (4:00-4:30PM)1 glass milk(toned)+2-3 ragi biscuits)
Dinner (8:00-8:30PM)3 roti+1/2 cup cauliflower sabji+1/2 cup vegetable salad+1 glass buttermilk
Sunday
Breakfast (8:00-8:30AM)2 Idli + Samber (1 cup)
Mid-Meal (11:00-11:30AM)1 cup fruit salad
Lunch (2:00-2:30PM)2 Chapati + Chana Daal (1 cup) + 1/4th Fresh Lime
Evening (4:00-4:30PM)Roasted Chana (1/2 cup)
Dinner (8:00-8:30PM)2 Chapati + Bottle Gourd/ Fish Curry (1 cup)
Monday
Breakfast (8:00-8:30AM)Veg Poha (1 cup) + Raita (1/2 cup)
Mid-Meal (11:00-11:30AM)1 cup fruit salad
Lunch (2:00-2:30PM)2 Chapati + Rajma (1 cup) + 1/4th Fresh Lime
Evening (4:00-4:30PM)Almonds 4 + Cashews 5 + 6 Raisins
Dinner (8:00-8:30PM)2 Chapati + Snake Gourd/ Fish (1 cup)
Tuesday
Breakfast (8:00-8:30AM)2 Carrot n Bell Peper Pie + Raita (1 cup)
Mid-Meal (11:00-11:30AM)1 cup fruit salad
Lunch (2:00-2:30PM)2 Chapati + Chickpea Curry (1 cup) + 1/4th Fresh Lime
Evening (4:00-4:30PM)Mur-mure Chat (1/2 cup)
Dinner (8:00-8:30PM)2 Chapati + Drumstick Curry/ Fish (1 cup)
Wednesday
Breakfast (8:00-8:30AM)2 Idli + Samber (1 cup)
Mid-Meal (11:00-11:30AM)1 cup fruit salad
Lunch (2:00-2:30PM)2 Chapati + White Chana Curry (1 cup) + 1/4th Fresh Lime
Evening (4:00-4:30PM)Sprouts (1/2 cup)
Dinner (8:00-8:30PM)2 Chapati + Carrot n Beetroot/ Fish Curry (1 cup)
Thursday
Breakfast (8:00-8:30AM)Veg Poha (1 cup) + Raita (1/2 cup)
Mid-Meal (11:00-11:30AM)1 cup fruit salad
Lunch (2:00-2:30PM)2 Chapati + Mix Daal (1 cup) + 1/4th Fresh Lime
Evening (4:00-4:30PM)Almonds 4 + Cashews 5 + 6 Raisins
Dinner (8:00-8:30PM)2 Chapati + Lady's Finger/ Fish Curry (1 cup)
Friday
Breakfast (8:00-8:30AM)2 Besan Chela + Raita (1/2 cup)
Mid-Meal (11:00-11:30AM)1 cup fruit salad
Lunch (2:00-2:30PM)2 Chapati + Moong Daal (1 cup) + 1/4th Fresh Lime
Evening (4:00-4:30PM)Roasted Chana (1/2 cup)
Dinner (8:00-8:30PM)2 Chapati + MIx Veg/ Fish Curry (1 cup)
Saturday
Breakfast (8:00-8:30AM)Boiled Veg Salad with Egg Whites (2) + 1 glass Orange Juice
Mid-Meal (11:00-11:30AM)1 cup fruit salad
Lunch (2:00-2:30PM)2 Chapati + Chicken Curry (1 cup)
Evening (4:00-4:30PM)Mur-mure Chat (1/2 cup)
Dinner (8:00-8:30PM)2 Chapati + Lotus Stem/ Fish Curry (1 cup)

Cardiac Diet Restrictions: Food Items To Limit

  1. Cardiac diet foods to avoid include anything that contains trans fat. Not only does it raise your bad cholesterol levels, but it also lowers the good cholesterol levels, so essentially, trans fat adversely affects you twice. levels.
  2. Hydrogenated oil or fat is one of the worst offenders and it’s found in almost all processed and convenience foods. Saturated fat, found in high fat dairy and well-marbled meat can be bad for you if consumed to excess, so limit your saturated fat intake to less than 5 percent of your daily calorie intake. levels.
  3. Salt can be bad for many people because it can elevate blood pressure, adversely affect those with diabetes, and exacerbate the symptoms of heart disease levels.
  4. Added sugar, especially high fructose corn syrup, can wreak havoc on all of us. It’s responsible for an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure, and elevated triglyceride

Do's And Dont's While Following Diet Plan for Cardiac Problems

To Avoid Cardiac arrest, you can start doing some simple changes in your lifestyles and food habits which are mentioned below:

Do's:

  1. Drink enough amount of water in a day- 8-10 glasses (2 litres)
  2. Take fibre rich foods like whole grain cereals, pulses, fruits and vegetables.
  3. Do exercise regularly.
  4. Do take probiotics regularly as they promote healthy bacteria in your gut.
  5. Both green and black varieties of tea may help reduce "bad" cholesterol (LDL). Having regular cups can also improve artery function.
  6. Skip bottled versions and brew it yourself for the biggest benefits.

Don'ts:

  1. Avoid refined foods and their products like white rice, maida, white bread...
  2. Avoid caffiene and alcohol as they make you dehydrated.
  3. Avoid frozen and processed foods. Avoid red meat, oily and fat foods.
  4. Researchers estimate that cleaning up smoggy air could prevent nearly 8,000 heart failure hospitalizations each year. Breathing it in contributes to atherosclerosis, a hardening of the arteries. Just moving farther from big roadways can reduce your risk.

Food Items You Can Easily Consume In Cardiac Arrest

  1. Cereal: Brown rice, whole wheat, oats, jowar, bajra, ragi Pulses: red gram, green gram, black gram, bengal gram and beans like kidney, navy, pinto, back eyed, broad, cluster, french.
  2. Vegetables: all gourds-bitter gourd, snake gourd, ridge gourd, bottle gourd, ivy gourd, ladies finger, tinda,green leafy vegetables
  3. Fruits: banana, citrus fruits-orange, mousambi, grape fruit, lemon; berries-strawberry, blueberry, black berry; cranberry, cherries, papaya, pineapple, avocado, guava. Nuts & seeds: chia & flax seeds, almonds, walnuts.
  4. Milk and milk products: low fat milk, low fat curd, low fat paneer.
  5. Meat,fish & egg: Skin out chicken, egg white, fish like salmon, sardines, trout, mackerel, tuna.
  6. Oil: 2 tsp (10ml) (olive and peanut oil, soybean, corn, and sunflower oils)
  7. Sugar: 2 tsp (10gm) (Brown)
  8. Other beverages: green tea.

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