You know that a healthy diet can influence your overall body health, but do you know what can you do to protect your heart and stay away from heart disease? A healthy diet can be good for your heart as well as reducing your risk of developing coronary heart disease and stop gaining weight. Here are some foods that you must eat to protect your heart’s health.

  1. Salmon
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As we all know, salmon is rich in omega-3 fatty acids, it is shown in studies that it can lower the risk of irregular heartbeat and decrease triglycerides. Try to consume salmon and some other fatty fish such as mackerel and sardines at least twice a week.

2. Whole grains

Whole grains are very good sources of fiber and other important nutrients that play a role in regulating blood pressure and heart health. Increase the number of whole grains in your daily diet by making some simple substitutions for refined grain products. For instance, you can add oatmeal, whole-grain pasta, brown rice, barley, and buckwheat in your daily diet.

3. Blueberry & strawberry

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According to a study, women who ate more than three servings of blueberries and strawberries a week had a lower risk of heart attack as compared with those who ate less. That is why you should add some blueberry and strawberry in your diet!

4. Dark chocolate


To people who like to eat chocolate, maybe you should consider eating dark chocolate as it can reduce non-fatal heart attacks and stroke in people. However, it is only applicable to dark chocolate, so you need to eat chocolate made up of at least 60-70% of cocoa. Dark chocolate contains flavonoids called polyphenols which may help blood pressure, clotting and inflammation.

5. Tomatoes


Do you know that tomatoes are high in heart-healthy potassium? On top of that, it is a good source of antioxidant lycopene. Lycopene is a carotenoid that may help to get rid of those bad cholesterol, lower heart attack risk and keeps our blood vessels open. Apart from your heart health, tomatoes are excellent for the body in a number of ways, so consider to eat more tomato.

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