Healthy heart foods
Leafy Greens - these are high in vitamin K and nitrates, which can help reduce blood pressure and improve arterial function
Whole Grains - studies demonstrate these are associated with lower cholesterol and systolic blood pressure (the top reading where the heart contracts) in addition to lowering heart disease
Berries - are rich in antioxidants and studies show eating them can reduce multiple risk factors for heart disease.
Avocados - are high in monounsaturated fats and potassium potentially helping to lower cholesterol, blood pressure and risk of metabolic syndrome.
Fatty Fish and Fish Oil - are high in omega 3 – fatty acids and may help reduce heart disease risk factors including blood pressure and cholesterol.
Other food include walnuts, almonds, dark chocolate, tomatoes and beans.