Arrhythmia (Cardiac Arrhythmia): Prevention
An is a problem with the rate or rhythm of the heartbeat. During an arrhythmia, the can beat too fast, too slow, or with an irregular rhythm.
Prevention of Arrhythmia
Many are caused by underlying disease. Keep your heart healthy by following a healthy diet.
A healthy diet includes a variety of fruits and vegetables. It also includes whole grains, -free or low-fat dairy products, and foods, such as lean meats, poultry without , seafood, processed soy products, nuts, seeds, and beans and peas.
A healthy diet is low in sodium (salt), added , solid , and refined grains. Solid fats are and . Refined grains come from processing whole grains, which results in a loss of (such as ).
For more information about following a healthy diet, go to the National , Lung, and Institute’s and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s ChooseMyPlate.gov Web site. Both resources provide general information about healthy…