Foods for a Healthier Heart

We know that Heart Disease is the leading cause of death for men and women. But we also know that it can be prevented by living a healthier life. Listed below are superfoods that will keep you heart healthy!!

Salmon: This fatty fish item is rich in omega-3 fatty acids! By eating this you can lower your risk of getting an irregular heart beat and getting plaque built up in your arteries. 
Oatmeal: Is high in soluble fiber and can lower your bad cholesterol. It is also rich in omega-3 fatty acids, folate, and potassium. 
Blueberries: These have tons of antioxidants and are a good source of Vitamin C and fiber. They are also low in fat and don't have any saturated fat which means good for the heart! 
Dark Chocolate: This yummy treat can actually lower ones' blood pressure. It has low sugar and can decrease your risk of getting cardiovascular disease.
Tomatoes: These are a good source of Vitamin A & C, anti-oxidants, and folic acid. They are also high in potassium. Lycopene, which makes them bright red, can help lower bad cholesterol. 
Nuts: The monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats in nuts can lower bad cholesterol levels. They are rich in omega-3 fatty acids, fiber, and Vitamin E. 
Avocado: These contain the good healthy fats! They are high in Vitamin B & E, potassium, and fiber. 

Source: www.health.com

 

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