9 foods which are actually good for your heart

Eating healthy is the best way to keep yourself healthy. A healthy diet is good for eyes, skin, heart, liver, mind and every organ of the body. You can reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease by eating some specific foods. Always try to eat natural food rather than supplements.

Heart diseases include congestive heart failure, heart attacks, coronary artery disease, heart murmur, palpitations and many more.

Here is the healthy food list for your healthy heart.

salmon for heart


Salmon is loaded with omega 3, which increases “good” cholesterol levels and reduces the risk of sudden heart attacks. The rich levels of selenium, an antioxidant boosts cardiovascular protection. Also known as “heart healthy food”.

nuts for heart


Nuts are great for heart aid mainly almonds and walnut. They contain vitamin E, which helps reduce cholesterol. And a few, such as walnuts, are saturated in omega-3 fatty acids. Eat them off.

oats heart


Oatmeal is high in fibres which lower the cholesterol. Instant and flavoured oats are often drenched in processed sugar, do not eat them.

berries health

Here are some healthy recipes for heart.


Berries contain anthocyanins, flavonoids, well-known oxidants, that may decrease blood pressure and dilate blood vessels. Try blueberries, strawberries, cranberries or raspberries in cereal or yoghurt.

flax seed benefits

5.Flax seeds

Flax seeds are high in omega-3 fatty acids so obviously they’re good for your heart. Another reason is their high fibre content. Mix them with yoghurt, soup, or sprinkle on a salad.
health coffee


Coffee promotes heart health. Coffee is high in antioxidants. Studies has found that even two cups per day could lower the risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke by 30%.
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7.Dark Chocolate

Chocolates that contains at least 70% cocoa, which has been linked to lower blood pressure, because its flavonoids  that helps in relax arteries, and increased blood flow. Milk chocolate don’t help when it comes to protecting your heart.
lycopene tomatoes


Tomatoes are high in heart-healthy potassium and antioxidant lycopene. Lycopene is a carotenoid that may help eliminate “bad” cholesterol, keep blood vessels open, and lower heart attack risk. And because they’re low in calories and low in sugar, they don’t detract from an already-healthy diet.
olive oil cholesterol
9.Extra-virgin olive oil

As oil are called bad for heart but pure olive oil contains higher levels of “good fat” and antioxidants to help unclog your arteries and is considerably more healthy for your heart than vegetable oil and its cholesterol-inducing “bad” fats.

Dr. Shivani Aggarwal

I am a homoeopathic physician. My writing is based on my findings as i am eager to spread the word about how people can improve the way they live. I also write blog on how to travel safely around the world. My main objective is to discover how to live a more natural and holistic life, particularly in an ever-changing modern world.

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