Heart Healthy: Best Foods For Your Heart

Heart Healthy: Best Foods For Your Heart
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Did you know that February is American Heart Month? We know that it’s important to keep our hearts healthy. We know we should eat right, exercise, not smoke, manage our stress…but do we actually do these things? And if not, where do we start?  It’s not news that a diet high in fresh fruits and vegetables, and low in fried foods and alcohol is good for our hearts, but how do we know which are the best?  We’re here to help you get started taking care you!

  1. Oranges reduce blood pressure, lowers cholesterol, and heart failure.
  2. Tomatoes wards of inflammation and prevents blood clots.
  3. Flaxseed prevents hardening of the arteries.
  4. Salmon has Omega 3’s that prevent heart disease.
  5. Lentils reduce blood pressure.
  6. Almonds reduce LDL and fatal arrhythmia’s.
  7. Garlic reduces blood pressure and plaque.
  8. Cantaloupe helps thin blood and prevent blood clots.
  9. Sardines lower triglycerides and raises HDL.
  10. Brown Rice lowers cholesterol and risk of diabetes.
  11. Dark Chocolate reduces blood pressure.

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