January 20, 2017

Stocking a Heart Healthy Kitchen

Did you know that a heart healthy diet could help lower your LDL (bad) cholesterol by 30%? Eating a heart healthy diet can produce the same results as you might get from a prescribed statin drug!! The following foods are dietary magic bullets: salmon, yogurt, oats, black beans, walnuts, blueberries, avocados, tomatoes, carrots, kale, dark chocolate and green tea. They may help lower LDL cholesterol and raise “good” HDL cholesterol. Gain strength and vitality by adding these foods to your diet!

The 12 Heart Healthy Super Foods are:

12 Heart Healthy Foods

The following foods have been listed as the top foods to help lower cholesterol, unclog arteries and help maintain a healthy heart. Clean out your refrigerators and cupboards and stock up on the following foods, plus their food group companions.

Aim straight to the heart with these dietary magic bullets: salmon, yogurt, oats, black beans, walnuts, blueberries, avocados, tomatoes, carrots, kale, dark chocolate and green tea. These foods will deliver a punch that serves up nutrition, well-being, muscle and hearty taste! Take stock in these 12 super foods and serve up some mean and heart healthy, cholesterol reducing recipes!

David Randall (Healthy Recipes & Eating Ideas), diagnosed at the age of 15 with type 1 Diabetes, started to learn everything he could about living healthy. With a love for cooking, he made his way through college teaching young diabetics how to manage the disease. He then turned his ambitions towards spreading what he knows and loves to others, having ghost written for over 10 years on nutrition, vitamin and mineral supplements, as well as cooking and healthy lifestyle. David spends his free time with his family in Northern Michigan sailing, cooking and volunteering.

 

 

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