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Diet plan for a heart patient is always personalised based on the patient s lipid profile, blood sugar levels and other parameters. However, there are certain foods which are great for any heart patient, and keeping these foods in mind here s a sample diet plan for a person suffering from heart disease. Also read - exercise tips for heart patients.
Morning on an empty stomach: 1 tsp of flaxseeds with a glass of warm water
Breakfast: 1 cup oats upma/2 oats dosa/1 cup boiled moong/2 egg white omelette + 1 glass milk which has been boiled with Kashmiri garlic or one clove of garlic
Mid-morning: Coconut water + 1 small fruit
Lunch: A big plate of salad + 2 phulkas or 1 medium bowl of rice + 2 vegetable gravies + 1 medium bowl of curd + 1 medium bowl dal or chicken curry
Evening: A cup of green tea + 2-4 tsp of roasted sunflower seeds/a fistful of roasted chana
Late evening: A bowl of soup
Dinner: Same as lunch
Before bed: 1 glass milk boiled with garlic
Remember, this is a very standard heart-friendly diet. If a person is suffering from diabetes, kidney disorders or any other disorder along with heart disease, they should consult a dietician for a personalised, well-balanced diet plan. Read - 10 ways to keep your heart healthy.
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