Are you suffering from heart problems? To minimize any heart conditions a combination of exercise and healthy eating will keep you on the right track.
In this article we will be looking at 27 super foods which should be added to your daily diet. These super foods contain nutrients for a healthy heart.
27 Super Foods You Want
Oatmeal contains the following 3 ingredients, omega-3 fatty acids, folate and potassium which is rich in fiber, this helps lower cholesterol levels keeping the arteries of the heart clear.
Tofu has two key ingredients which maintain cholesterol levels and reduce risk of cardiovascular diseases, these ingredients are soy protein and soy isoflavones.
Prunes are rich in iron and fiber whereas plums are rich in beta-carotene and fiber. If eaten regularly they reduce cholesterol levels in the blood
6. Kidney Beans/Chickpeas
10. Wild Salmon
Wild salmon has a high concentration of an antioxidant called selenium which keeps you from cardiovascular diseases. Our friend omega-3 fatty acids are also present which helps with metabolism in the heart
All nuts which include almonds are rich in omega-3 fatty acids
13. Chia Seeds
15. Red Wine
16. Green Tea
Green tea contains many antioxidants and flavonols which help fight against free radicals. Free radicals are responsible for blood clots, cancer and atherosclerosis.
19. Brussels Sprouts
21. Whole Grains
Oranges and other citrus fruit like grapes are packed full of flavaonoids. These flavaonoids reduce inflammation in the arteries as well as lower blood pressure.
Nuts are loaded with omega-3 fatty acids. Nuts like almonds, walnuts and macadamia nuts
25. Dark Chocolate
Dark chocolate has an ingredient called cocoa which lowers blood pressure. The other ingredient called flavonol helps relax your arteries improve and increase blood flow
Avocado have mono unsaturated fats (good fats) which aids in minimizing blood clots and blood cholesterol.
Legumes are rich in fiber, omega-3 fatty acids, calcium and soluble fiber that prevent heart problems.