Heart-Healthy Foods and Nutrients

Leafy Greens

Healthline reports that vitamin K, which is abundant in dark green vegetables like kale and spinach, "promotes proper blood clotting."


These omega-3 fatty acids improve heart health by lowering triglycerides, blood pressure, coagulation, and arrhythmia.


The American Heart Association recommends edamame as a healthy alternative to meat because of the high levels of soy protein they contain. 


An American Heart Association study indicated that due to the high vitamin content and low salt content of avocados.

Whole Grains

Eating at least three servings of whole grains per day may lower the risk of heart disease by as much as 22 percent.


Beans are an excellent source of protein, and they also include B vitamins and potassium.

Dark Chocolate

Eating dark chocolate is the tastiest method to improve your cholesterol profile. 

Chia Seeds

The American cardiac Association reports that hypertension is a leading cause of cardiac problems. 


Dates have a lot of sugar, but they have a low glycemic index, so they won't produce a rapid rise in blood sugar.


One cup of pineapple provides more than 100 percent of the vitamin C you need for the day, reports Medical News Today.


Corn's abundance of heart-healthy nutrients like lutein and zeaxanthin can help prevent atherosclerosis.

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