Blueberries contain powerful antioxidants polyphenols. They protect the blood vessels from damage caused by inflammation. And anthocyanins help prevent high blood pressure.
- Olive oil
Monounsaturated fats, rich in vegetable oils, including extra virgin olive oil, protect the heart and the cardiovascular system
Almonds, walnuts and macadamia contain many vitamins, minerals, protein and healthy fats. These fats raise the level of good cholesterol, and the “bad” cholesterol is transferred from the blood vessels to the liver, where they are destroyed. Nuts also contain vitamin E, which protects the cells of the vessels damaged by free radicals.
- Oily fish living in cold water
Products useful for the heart and blood vessels: salmon, mackerel, anchovies, herring, trout, sardines are rich in omega-3 fatty acids. They protect the heart, reduce cholesterol and blood pressure, relieve inflammation, slow the formation of plaques in the arteries.
- Dark green leafy vegetables
Cail, spinach and other dark greens contain carotenoids, folic acid, magnesium, potassium and calcium. Electrolytes normalize high blood pressure, carotenoids and other nutrients protect the walls of blood vessels from oxidative damage, and folic acid helps to reduce the level of homocysteine, which damages the cardiovascular system.
- Dark chocolate
The epicatechin contained in cocoa increases the concentration of nitric oxide – a key to the health of the blood vessels of the joint, helping to regulate blood pressure. Choose only dark chocolate with a cocoa content of at least 70%.
A list of healthy foods that improve heart function continues avocados, rich in heart-healthy monounsaturated fats and vitamin E. Add it to the salad to increase the absorption of carotenoids (such as spinach, tomatoes, carrots, peppers) that also protect the heart.
- Chia and flax seeds
They are rich in omega-3 fatty acids, alpha-linolenic acid, minerals, soluble and insoluble fibers.
By preventing blood clots, garlic slows the development of atherosclerosis and lowers blood pressure. And numerous natural antioxidants help protect the heart and blood vessels.
Tomatoes contain carotenoids and a powerful antioxidant lycopene. It lowers blood pressure and the level of “bad” cholesterol, thereby protecting the heart and blood vessels.
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