Tomatoes contain lycopene, an antioxidant plant pigment. Antioxidants neutralise free radicals, reducing oxidative damage and inflammation that can cause heart disease.
Almonds are rich in heart-healthy vitamins and minerals. They're a wonderful source of heart-healthy monounsaturated fats and fibre.
Chia seeds are heart-healthy. Chia seeds' impact on human heart health need additional study.
Garlic reduces blood pressure and cholesterol. They prevent blood clots.
Olive oil's antioxidants reduce inflammation and chronic disease risk. It's rich in heart-healthy monounsaturated fatty acids.
Polyphenols and catechins work as antioxidants to prevent cell damage, reduce inflammation, and safeguard heart health.
Dark chocolate's antioxidants enhance heart health. Moderate chocolate consumption (less than 6 servings a week) may reduce heart disease.
Omega-3 fatty acids from fatty fish may lower heart disease risk and arrhythmias.
Vitamin K and nitrates in leafy greens can lower blood pressure and enhance vascular function. Leafy greens cut heart disease risk.