16 Foods That Can Help Prevent A Heart Attack

 

#4 Avocado


Avocados help improve your blood cholesterol. It reduces LDL and elevates HDL cholesterol levels which are a good thing. I am sure avocado lovers are happy to know that this delicacy is really heart-healthy. Like everything else, it can be used occasionally but not abused.
 

#3 Turmeric


Turmeric contains strong anti-inflammatory properties that rid the body of inflammation. Inflammation is the #1 cause of arteriosclerosis (hardening of the arteries). Tumeric is considered a superfood as the body has to relieve itself regularly of inflammation.
 

#2 Pomegranate


Pomegranates contain phytochemicals which carry antioxidants. These prevent the artery lining from being damaged. Pomegranate is definitely the type of fruit one could consume on a regular basis, if done eaten at least 3-4 times per week or drinking the juice, the benefits will be felt. It is also filled with cancer-fighting properties.
 

#1 Persimmon


Persimmons are full of antioxidants and polyphenols. These help to lower LDL levels and control triglycerides. This fruit is less popular in some places, but if you can get your hands on any, then consuming them 3-4 times per week will help. Eating one or two fruits in one sitting should be sufficient to help eradicate any issues.
 

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