Patients with cardiovascular disease, heart failure or hypertension may experience serious health problems if they do not pay attention to their diet during Eid al-Adha. How should heart patients be fed on Eid-al-Adha, does qurban meat raise cholesterol, how much meat should heart patients consume? Here are the answers to all your questions in the details of our news.
The fact that most of the meals prepared for the tables prepared for Eid al-Adha consist of heavy foods such as meat and dessert with syrup can also trigger various diseases in terms of health. If the portion amount of the extra meals eaten outside of the daily routine eating habits during Eid al-Adha is not adjusted, it can invite chronic diseases such as hypertension, heart and diabetes. Especially heart and blood pressure patients should review their meat consumption during the feast of sacrifice.
It is known that the consumption of salt increases with the consumption of red meat during the Feast of Sacrifice. This situation poses a serious danger to high blood pressure patients. Excess salt intake can lead to excessive elevations in blood pressure, increasing the risk of cerebral hemorrhage, stroke and heart attack. Therefore, salt consumption should be kept below 5 grams per day (1.5 teaspoons or 1 flat teaspoon).
HOW MUCH MEAT CAN HEART PATIENTS CONSUMPT?
Average consumption for one portion should not exceed 120 – 150 gr (4 – 5 Meatballs). It will be a healthier choice to consume it on average once or twice a week, or even twice in 10 days if possible.
DOES RED MEAT RISE CHOLESTEROL?
All kinds of red meat is effective in raising cholesterol. Meat consumption frequency, cooking method, structure (fatty) are the parameters that determine the speed in the effect of raising cholesterol. High cholesterol is not limited to only red meat, but can be caused by all foods of animal origin and any type of fat used in high amounts.
ATTENTION TO THESE TO HAVE A HEALTHY VICTORY!
- Prefer the fat-free parts of the sacrificed meat slaughtered during Eid al-Adha.
- Try to minimize salt consumption along with meat.
- Limit meat consumption to one serving per day during Eid al-Adha.
- Do not choose red meat for every meal during the holiday.
- When consuming meat, always choose dairy products such as yogurt or buttermilk.
- Take care to consume roasted and red meat at lunch.
- Include greens and different food groups along with meat.
- Prefer milky desserts instead of heavy and syrupy desserts.
- Take a walk for at least an hour every day during the holiday.