The heart is one of the most vital organs in the body… and let’s face it, without it you simply cannot survive! Your heart will beat around 2 ½ billion times in an average lifetime. Every time it beats, it pumps blood to the rest of the body along with oxygen, energy, hormones, nutrients, essential cells and various other components. Your heart as a never-ending job to perform and this requires tremendous strength as well as a lot of care from your side. Maintaining optimal heart health is essential to your survival.
There are many ways that you can care for your heart and some of these are influenced by our genetic profile. EatwellgxTM will provide you with an indication as to whether you are more or less likely to have a higher LDL cholesterol, HDL cholesterol and triglyceride level. Obtaining this information will empower you and direct you on how your nutrition intake may have to change according to your genetics.
In addition to obtaining a clearer picture regarding your predisposed cholesterol profile, you will also find out how much omega 3, omega 6 and salt you require to maintain a healthy heart. Omega 3 and omega 6 are polyunsaturated fats. These are commonly known as heart-healthy fats that maintain healthy cells in our body. Both omega 3 and omega 6, particularly omega 3, help to keep your heart healthy by:
↓ LDL cholesterol level
↑ HDL cholesterol level
↓ triglyceride level
↓ blood pressure
↓ the build-up of material that blocks your blood vessels
↓ inflammation of the blood vessels
To find out how you can best care for your heart, make the better choice and choose EatwellgxTM.