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Substitutes for Heart-Healthy Eating

Yogurt with Low Fat

You probably think to yourself, "Good for my bones!" when you think about dairy foods. These foods can also aid in the management of high blood pressure. Calcium and potassium are abundant in yogurt. Choose low-fat variants to get the most calcium and the least fat.


Oranges are sweet and juicy, and they include the cholesterol-lowering fiber pectin. They also include potassium, which aids in blood pressure control. In one study, drinking two cups of orange juice each day improved blood vessel health. It also helped men's blood pressure.

A medium orange contains approximately 62 calories and 3 grams of fiber.

Olive Oil

This oil is created from smashed olives and is a healthy fat. It's high in antioxidants that are good for your heart. They may help to keep your blood vessels healthy. Olive oil can help decrease cholesterol levels when it is used to substitute saturated fats (such as butter). Serve it with salads, sautéed vegetables, or bread.

Look for cold-pressed and utilize it within 6 months for the finest flavor.

Resveratrol with Red Wine

If you drink alcohol, a glass of red wine may be a good choice for your heart. Red wine antioxidants resveratrol and catechins may protect arterial walls. The good cholesterol, HDL, can also be boosted by alcohol.

Tip: Drinking too much alcohol is bad for your heart. Women should limit themselves to one drink per day, while males should limit themselves to two drinks per day. It's best to consult your physician beforehand. People who are taking aspirin or other drugs may experience issues if they drink alcohol.

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