And Konovalova said: Heart patients must refrain from eating fatty meat and poultry, high-fat dairy products, and products that have undergone processing operations.
In an interview with the Russian "Novosti" news agency, Konovalova said: The World Health Organization recommends that heart patients should add saturated fats to the diet with no more than 10% of the total daily calories, and trans fats by no more than 1%.
She adds: You must monitor the amount of salt consumed; So that it does not exceed 5 grams per day. It should also reduce the intake of foods containing sugar to 5-10% of daily calories.
According to Dr. Konovalova, heart patients should eat at least 500g of fruits and vegetables per day, whole grains, low-fat dairy products, low-fat meat and poultry, nuts, and seeds. Eat fish and seafood 2-3 times a week.