Best food intake for Healthy Heart

Best food intake for Healthy Heart

Heart diseases rate in the world is increasing day by day causing many people to die. It can be treated timely with good diet and several foods which can prevent heart from inflammation, controlling blood pressure and managing cholesterol levels at a good rate. Here we are listing some best foods for good health of heart.

Fatty fish

Fatty fish is the best food intake to prevent heart diseases, it is an excellent sources of fatty acids and omega-3 that can lower the blood pressure, and decrease the causes of developing blood clots. It can also reduce burning of heart and inflammation.

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According to American Heart Association, eating salmon fish two to three times per week can cure various health problems. If anyone is not a fan of fish or allergic to it, they can also use omega-3 supplements made of fish oil.

Leafy greens

Leafy greens like spinach, kale and collard are full of nutrients such as vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. They provide safety for any bacteria attacking heart from inside the body. It can also help in improving blood pressure and lower the risk of heart attacks. Leafy greens have low calories and high fiber which protect heart from inflammation also. Doctors always recommend eating salads and green vegetables in food to make heart more healthy and young.


Strawberries, raspberries and blueberries are rich in nutrients and antioxidants, it help in reducing burn and prevent oxidative stress. Oxidative stress is one of the major reason behind heart diseases. Berries are low in calories and an excellent addition for heart healthy diet.

Whole grains

Whole grains like brown rice, whole wheat, and pasta are excellent source of fiber which is essential for treating heart diseases. It reduces the cholesterol level and keep a track of digestive system balance. It is also full of magnesium and potassium which are necessary to regulate blood pressure. Doctors and health experts recommend grains use to their heart patients.

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Use of nuts like almonds, walnuts, and pistachios are really good source of fats, fiber and protein. It makes the heart strong in dealing with any disease. It can also reduce cholesterol level and risks of heart attacks. Studies showed that people who eat nuts do not face any serious heart problem in their whole life.

About Ruhab

Ruhab is a research fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Pakistan, a Pakistan-based, nonpartisan research institute focusing on national security and foreign policy.

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