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7 foods that may lower risk of heart disease

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Fresh Herbs: When you substitute them for salt and fat in foods, you are choosing a heart-healthy option. They provide flavour without the nasty stuff. Spices and other foods are tasty ways to eat heart-healthy.

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Black Beans: Mild, tender black beans are rich in heart-healthy minerals. Folate, antioxidants, and magnesium can all help reduce blood pressure.

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Red Wine and Resveratrol: If you consume alcohol, a glass of red wine may be a heart-healthy option. Resveratrol and catechins, two antioxidants found in red wine, may help preserve arterial walls.

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Salmon: Super Food: A top food for heart health, it’s high in omega-3s. Omega-3 fats are beneficial fats that may reduce the risk of heart rhythm problems and lower blood pressure.

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Tuna for Omega-3s: Often cheaper than salmon, tuna also provides omega-3s. Albacore (white tuna) contains higher omega-3s than other tuna kinds.

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Olive Oil: This oil is a healthy fat derived from smashed olives. It contains heart-healthy antioxidants. They may protect your blood vessels.

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Walnuts: A little handful of walnuts per day may help decrease your cholesterol. It may also prevent inflammation in your heart's arteries.