OATS: Oats are rich in fiber, omega-3 fatty acids, folate, and potassium and helps lower cholesterol levels and keep arteries clear.
SALADS and OLIVE OIL: A good substitute for oily food which will keep the heart happy!
WHOLE GRAIN: Starting the day with whole-grain cereal lowers the risk of heart failure in the long run, as whole grains protect against coronary heart disease.
RED WINE: Antioxidants in red wine called polyphenols helps protect the lining of blood vessels in the heart.
BERRIES: They are loaded with Vitamin C, calcium and beta-carotene. The nutrients are enough to keep the heart healthy and going!
ALMONDS: The Vitamin E in almonds helps in keeping the cholesterol level under control.
TOMATOES: Contains lycopene that is known to lower cholesterol, cut risk of colorectal cancer and heart disease.
SOY: The soy protein prevents heart strokes. It is also a great replacement for the red meat.
SALMON: It is rich in omega-3 fatty acids and hence prevents the blood from clotting.
APPLES: The phytochemicals present in apples, act as an anti-inflammatory and prevent the blood from clotting.
BROWN RICE: It is a better choice over white as it protects against high blood pressure and atherosclerosis.