Almonds with their considerable fiber and monounsaturated fats may help slim down that belly fat you’ve been trying to dislodge. In addition, they have been shown to reduce cholesterol levels.
Avocados, high in monounsaturated fats and potassium may lower cholesterol, blood pressure and reduce the chance of metabolic syndrome.
Beans, with resistant starch (which escapes digestion in the small intestine) contribute to lower levels of triglycerides and cholesterol; to lowered blood pressure and they also curtail inflammation.
Berries, rich in antioxidants may reduce many risk factors for heart disease.
Dark chocolate, high in flavonoids reduces calcified plaque in the arteries and so minimizes heart disease.
Fatty fish and fish-oil, high in omega-3 contribute to lowering blood-pressure, triglycerides and cholesterol.
Garlic, famous for its culinary contributions may inhibit blood clot formation, as well as reducing blood pressure and cholesterol.
Green Tea, abundant with polyphenols and catechins is now everybody’s “go-to” to control their cholesterol, triglycerides and blood pressure.
Leafy green vegetables, high in vitamin K and nitrates, help reduce blood pressure as well as improve arterial function.
Olive Oil, full of antioxidants and monounsaturated fats decreases blood pressure – thus minimizing heart disease.
Seeds consumption may reduce blood pressure, triglycerides, cholesterol and inflammation.
Tomatoes, high in lycopene may increase good HDL cholesterol, thus reducing heart disease and stroke.
Walnuts have been shown to reduce cholesterol and blood pressure.
Whole grains may lower cholesterol and blood pressure creating less risk of heart disease.
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