Vegetables help lower risks of Heart Disease and Diabetes in Teens

High fiber-rich foods such fruits and vegetables – green leafy vegetables like Malunggay, Alugbati and Saluyot, are known to help lower the risks of getting any heart diseases and diabetes for teenagers today when they become adult or when they reach older ages according to a new study conducted by researchers from Michigan State University, East Lansing.

Vegetables help lower risks of Heart Disease and Diabetes in Teens Vegetables

Fats that could cause heart problems and metabolic disorder like diabetes are saturated fats.

Saturated fats are fats that accumulate in the blood and increases the total bad cholesterol. Once it has reached its potential size, it clogs the blood vessel causing increase blood pressure and other vascular diseases which in the long run would even affect the heart and other vital organs in the body. These fats can be found in meaty  food products and other vegetable processed foods like coconut and palm oils.

On the contrary, unsaturated fats are the ones that are found from fruits and vegetables.

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3 Responses
  1. Concise, leafy information 😀 There should be more sites like this to spread the word and stop obesity.
    Thanks for sharing and keep it up!

  2. Pinx says:

    good thing i always eat malunggay.. hehehe… this should be dokie’s diet gay.. hehehe…but he loves veggies though, maihap ra pud iyang kaonon. hahaha

  3. Mel Cole says:

    I will take your advice doc 🙂 Veggies are indeed good for us all.

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