Do you want to live a healthier life? If so, one way to go about it is to start eating healthier! Trust us, your heart will thank you for it. The superfoods you are about to see are full of everything you need to improve the well-being of your heart. Studies show that you can prevent cardiovascular disease with a good diet, so let us get to it!
1. Oranges are tasty, thirst-quenching and delicious. Full of fiber, vitamin C, potassium, nutrients, and pectin, it can do wonders for your heart. On top of that, it will help absorb the cholesterol you eat, lower blood pressure, flush out sodium and neutralize proteins.
2. Garlic is a superfood that will do amazing things for your heart. It is present in many recipes, which is a good thing since it lowers blood pressure and brings down arterial plaque. It also lowers blood vessel-constricting enzymes. You can take it in pill form if you want to reap the benefits without the taste.
3. Red wine is a great way to unwind after a long day at work! Did you know that it will also help improve HDL levels and prevent cholesterol build-up? Red wine comes with antioxidants that help the prevention of blood clots as well. Just make sure to drink it in moderation, and you should be all set.
4. Kale of the cabbage family is going to do good things to your heart with its nutrients. We promise you that it is worth it to look for it! The leafy green comes with omega 3-fatty acids, antioxidants, and fiber. It is also full of fat and good calories so you can add it to your meal as much as you want.
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