Food for a Healthy Heart

Preventing heart attacks and diseases isn’t just about avoiding unhealthy foods. For optimal cardiovascular health, it is important to also make sure that your body is receiving some of these heart-healthy foods. Here are just a few of them that you may want to consider adding to your daily diet.


It turns out this trendy, creamy veggie is an excellent source of healthy fats that can help keep your heart in great shape. It is high in potassium as well, which can keep your blood pressure balanced.

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Many studies have shown that consuming beans can decrease your risk of heart disease. Whether you’re going for black beans, pinto or Garbanzo, beans can instantly reduce inflammation and dangerous cholesterol levels.

Dark Chocolate

Here’s another reason to love chocolate! Dark chocolate is rich in antioxidants which have been proven to boost heart health. To make the most out of these benefits, choose a chocolate that is at least 70% cocoa.


Eating almonds can offer tons of benefits to your health, including your heart’s function. They are full of fiber and monounsaturated fats that can help protect against heart disease and other heart problems.