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sweet potato for heart health

Cardiovascular health is directly linked to your food habits. But now, you can make amends to your diet and enhance your hearth health. While Agel HRT helps reverse cardiac issues, these foods will help strengthen your heart.

Spinach

Spinach, the same green Popeye has always, is good for multitude reasons. It is rich in carotenoid, Vitamins, potassium, calcium, magnesium, folate and fiber. It is a better choice for your sandwiches and salads, than lettuce.

Sweet Potato

Did you think this food was banned, especially for those who are on the heavy side? Think again! With veggies and fruits, the one thing is they’re always great when consumed in right quantities. Rich in Beta-carotene, Vitamins E, A and C and carbohydrates, Sweet Potatoes are a great addition to your diet in moderation.

Asparagus

Loaded with Beta-carotene, Vitamin B Complex, Lutein, Folate and Fiber, they’re a great addition steamed or grilled, to protect your heart.

Red Bell Peppers

Favorite ingredient in salads, wraps and sandwiches, it is rich in Lutein, Beta-carotene, Fiber, Potassium, Vitamin B Complex and Folate.

Oranges

Orange juice is a favorite with kids and elders alike. Packed with nutrients like Lutein, Beta-cryptoxanthin, flavonoids, Vitamin C, Beta- and alpha-carotene, Potassium, Fiber and Folate, it is a great addition to strengthen your heart.

Dark Chocolate

Love chocolates? Don’t worry, chocolates aren’t that bad. Dark chocolates are rich in cocoa (70% cocoa) and have less sugar. Besides, they are rich in flavonoids and Resveratrol, so great for heart health. Don’t go with normal milk chocolates though, because they’re high in fats, sugar and contain less cocoa.

Tomato

This humble vegetable that’s a standard in salad, sandwich, pizza and pasta and rich in nutrients like Lutein, Vitamin C, Fiber, Folate, Potassium, Lycopene and Beta and Alpha carotenes.

Papaya

Not only are papayas great for your stomach and skin, they’re great for your heart too. Yes, this humble and affordable fruit is packed with nutrients like Lutein, Beta-carotene, Vitamin C, Ceta-cryptoxanthin, Vitamin E, Magnesium, Calcium, Potassium and Folate.

Yogurt

Low fat yogurt is rich in probiotics and great for digestive health. Do you also know it helps prevent gum diseases, that when ignored triggers heart problems?

Tea

Rich in Flavonoids and Catechins, tea is great to promote heart health. Do you know you can prepare tea with sunlight? Just add tea leaves or tea bags to a jar of water and leave it in sunshine. After a few hours, you can consume the tea after adding organic and raw honey.

Not just these fruits, Apples, Garlic, Pomegranates, Kale, Acorn Squash, Avocado, Cantaloupe and even Bananas are great for your heart.

Nutrients that are Key to Heart Health

Phytoestrogens are plant substances and reduce the risk of cardiac problems like abnormal heart-beat rate, and reduces LDL levels. Besides, it reduces blood pressure, a key triggering factor of cardiac problems including cardiac arrest.

Carotenoids are rich in antioxidants that boost heart health and found in many fruits and veggies.

Phytosterols resemble cholesterol and help reduce blood cholesterol levels. These plant sterols are commonly found in seeds, wheat germ and nuts.

Polyphenols are a type of antioxidants that reduce blood pressures, protect blood vessels, reduce LDL levels and found in most berries.

Omega 3 Fatty Acids help protect against heart attacks, reduces blood clots and boosts immune health. Besides, it also helps reduce LDL levels, prevent plague buildup in arteries and works as an anti-inflammatory.

Vitamin C protects from free radical damage, whereas, Fiber rich foods help reduce cholesterol. On the other hand, Potassium and Magnesium reduce Blood Pressure.

Vitamin B Complex increases HDL, otherwise called good cholesterol, prevents hardening of arteries and protects against clotting of blood.

Tips to Maintain Heart Health

Reduce processed or canned foods that are loaded with salts and preservatives. Instead, try cooking at home and reduce frying foods.

It’s a good idea to prepare few food items and storing in your Refrigerator, so you can have them when you are hungry. This way, you will avoid snacking!

Drink adequate water and reduce junk foods.

Remain stress-free and learn stress management techniques, to maintain overall health. A healthy heart is a happy heart!

When you combine a healthy eating style, with Agel HRT and heart healthy foods, your heart will remain healthy and strong always!