People are extra careful and sensitive when it comes to the matter of the heart, but the same people conveniently ignore to keep it fit and healthy. Lets us together take a look at five food items that are beneficial to keep our heart beating enthusiastically.
It is common knowledge that blueberries are rich in antioxidants, but these tiny miracle berries can also help you to keep your heart healthy. Blueberries can help you lose weight, lower your blood pressure and they also taste great. What more do you want?
2) Whole grains
People who have whole grains in their diet are slim and have less fat content, which consequently reduces their chances of getting heart diseases. This can also be attributed to the fact that most whole grains contain phytoestrogens, antioxidants and phytosterols.
We can safely say that ‘an apple a day keeps the doctor away’ as it has been found that apples are full of epicatechin, epigallocatechin and quercetin which reduce the bad cholesterol, which in turn decrease the chances of heart failures.
The blood red seeds of the Pomegranates clean up the plaque that gets accumulated on our arteries. They are also very rich in antioxidants making it even healthier.
5) Olive Oil
And here is our star performer, the olive oil. Olive oil is super healthy as it is loaded with monounsaturated fats which contribute in reducing cholesterol. However, when you go about purchasing olive oil in the store ask for the extra virgin variety.
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