5 Best Foods for a Stronger Heart

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  • With all the processed foods we consume containing excess fat, trans fat, calories  sugar and sodium we are asking our heart to work harder than is possible.
  • Certain foods actually can make your heart stronger if other harmful foods are decreased
  • 4 or more servings of whole grains, nuts and beans lower heart disease by over 20% if eaten just once a week
  • 3 cups of cranberry juice raises our good cholesterol, HDL by 10% and lowers cardiac risk by 40%. Look for at least 27% pure cranberry juice
  • 1 grapefruit daily lowers the bad cholesterol LDL by 10%
  • Fatty Fish containing Omega 3 fatty acids such as tuna and salmon lowers blood pressure, reduces inflammation and strengthens the heart.
  • Some easy and tasty ideas that will pay off in longevity and quality of life
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