New Delhi: Who doesn't want to have a healthy heart? Well, everyone does but hearing news about people suffering from heart problems has become quite a common thing of late. It is mainly because of their sedentary lifestyle and unwanted stress. One needs to consume heart-healthy foods which can help you lead a happy and healthy life.
Here are some superfoods which you should include in your daily diet:
Include lots of berries like blueberries and strawberries in your diet as they contain high level of naturally occurring compounds called flavonoids which counter the buildup of plaque and provide other cardiovascular benefits.
Consuming salmon helps in lowering the risk of arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat) and atherosclerosis (plaque build-up in the arteries) and decrease triglycerides as it is loaded with omega-3 fatty acids.
Oranges and grapefruits contain rich amount of the flavonoids that help reduce the risk of ischemic stroke. Citrus fruits are also high in vitamin C, which has been linked with a lower risk of heart disease.
High amounts of flavonoids found in oranges and grapefruits reduce the risk of ischemic stroke. Citrus fruits are also high in vitamin C, which has been linked with a lower risk of heart disease.
Broccoli is considered good for the heart as the veggie is loaded with nutrients, including vitamins C and E, potassium, folate, calcium and fibre.