Kale For Healthy Heart Nutrition



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Cardiovascular Patient Healthy Nutrition:

Kale for heart health:

Are you a cardiac patient? Do you want healthy food to strengthen your heart? 

How to strengthen the heart through Healthy food?

Here’s your answer: Kale is one of the best food that gives you a healthy heart, and we as dieticians proscribe it for heart patients. 

Also, you can ask for help from one of our Physicians, Click here.

Kale has many different Types; as shown in the picture.


Kale is a green, leafy, cruciferous vegetable, from the cabbage family that is rich in nutrients.

And as we explained in the last article; dark green leafy vegetables are so beneficial for the health of your heart, not only this; it may offer a range of health benefits for the whole body.

How does it work to protect your heart?

  • Mainly and in simple words: after we eat kale, the nitrates from the plant turn into nitric oxide, which dilates blood vessels and opens the arteries; subsequently more oxygen and nutrients are pumped to the heart.
  • Moreover; Given its incredibly low-calorie content, kale is among the highest nutrient-dense foods in existence. Eating more kale is a great way to dramatically increase the total nutrient content of your diet
  • Kale is rich in flavonoids quercetin and kaempferol, which work as antioxidants and was also proven to be powerful heart-protective, blood pressure-lowering, anti-inflammatory, anti-viral, anti-depressant, and anti-cancer effects. Eventually, they will end up strengthening your heart conditions.
  • Steamed Kale helps reduce blood cholesterol level; which in turn reduce the risk of risks of heart diseases. If you have a high blood cholesterol level,  Read how to Control HypercholesterolemiaAnd also we are always here to help; Consult one of our Specialists and Physicians.
  • Kale is one of the best sources of Vitamin-k; which is good for blood clotting.


Given all data above, it shows how Kale is so important in planning your nutrition for a healthy heart,

Or you can take it as a natural supplement.

After all; Nutrition can play a major role, if not the main role in enhancing your heart health, it has gone underestimated for many years so we need to spotlight it now and improve our health together.

You can read more here; on Harvard University Official Website https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/nutritionsource/food-features/kale/


And always remember we are here for you if you have any questions or consultations.

Prepared and written by; Dr. Nour Hassan

Sponsored and supervised by: Chef Marc St Omer

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