Good For Your Heart Foods

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Check out these heart-healthy foods and maybe you just might try adding one of these foods into your diet!

 

CARROTS   

Rich in vitamin A and beta-carotene. Studies show those who eat one serving a day of carrots or other food rich in

beta-carotene decrease the risk of a heart attack by 60%.

 

 

 

BLACKBERRIES

Rich in fiber, especially a type of soluble fiber, that has the ability to lower total and LDL – or bad – cholesterol.

 

 

 

 

 

AVOCADOS

Rich in an abundance of heart-healthy nutrients – monounsaturated fats, vitamin E, folate, vitamin B6 and potassium

They also naturally contain cholesterol-lowering plant sterols.

 

 

 

 

SARDINES

 

Super-rich in heart-healthy omega-3 fats, which help prevent blood clotting, ease inflammation and help prevent abnormal heartbeats. In addition omega-3 fats have been linked to boosting mood and brain function.

 

 

 

TOMATO PRODUCTS

One of the highest sources of lycopene, a powerful antioxidant that may help prevent plaque from clogging arteries.

Studies show a high intake of lycopene is linked to a lower risk of heart attacks.

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