12 Superfoods To Support a Healthy Heart

No matter if you want to reduce the risk of heart disease or need extra support after a heart attack you will love these foods as they help you achieve your goals.

1. Avocado

Filled with healthy fats your body, heart and brain need, plus vitamins C, K and E, folate and the carotenoid lutein, high in fibre, too.

2. Blueberries

This superstar superfood provides more than 20 vitamins and minerals, especially vitamins C and K1, manganese, resveratrol and phytonutrients.

3. Broccoli Sprouts

Excellent supplies of beta-carotene, vitamin C, amino acids and fibre.

4. Cacao

Sky high anti-oxidant levels, magnesium, sulphur and unique phytonutrients make healthy chocolate not only possible but an important part of the diet.

5. Chia Seeds

Top superfood for amino acids as well as omega-3, plus dietary fibre and many minerals including manganese, magnesium and phosphorus.

6. Cinnamon

Exceptional anti-oxidant qualities and a good supply of manganese, calcium, iron and vitamin K.

7. Grapefruit

Like all citrus fruit rich in vitamin C but grapefruits can also lower insulin levels and help control appetite.

8. Kale

Deservedly celebrated as one of the top superfood superheroes, kale supplies vitamin K, C and B6, beta-carotene, manganese.

9. Pomegranate

These simultaneously sweet and tart seeds are bursting with Vitamin C, Vitamin K, potassium and fibre.

10. Pumpkins

Manganese, zinc, phosphorus, iron and vitamin E in a variety of forms are in the seeds as well as the fruit.

11. Tomatoes

A well-known source for lycopene as well as vitamin C, molybdenum, potassium, copper, biotin and phytonutrients.

12. Eggs

Yes, not a printing mistake – eggs from organic, mixed pasture raised chicken can be beneficial for the heart.