According to Kelly Jones, M.S., R.D., "Beets contain a range of vitamins and minerals, including heart-healthy potassium, but they particularly shine
Tart cherries contain anti-inflammatory qualities and are high in polyphenol antioxidants. According to a 2019 study, daily consumption of tart cherry juice
Pistachios provide 3 grammes of fibre per serving and almost 90% of the fats are the healthier mono and polyunsaturated kinds.
"In general, heart disease risk may be decreased by diets that consistently include whole grains. We find this in well-researched diets like the DASH
According to Jones, "potassium intake is vital for blood pressure when it comes to heart health, and potatoes provide more potassium per serving than a banana
According to Harris-Pincus, "soluble fibre present in whole grain oats and oat bran can help lower LDL, or the "bad" cholesterol
The American Heart Association advises minimising saturated and trans fats while increasing mono- and polyunsaturated fats.
The two meals of fatty fish per week that are advised to help lower the risk of heart disease and stroke are typically not consumed by the majority of people.
According to Harris-Pincus, flaxseed is rich in fibre, omega 3 fatty acids, and phytochemicals called lignans that may help lower blood cholesterol
These food powerhouses are bursting with fibre and heart-healthy minerals including folate, magnesium, and blood pressure-lowering antioxidants.