7. Olive Oil
Olive oil is one of the richest source of monounsaturated fats, which allow it to cut down both, bad or LDL cholesterol levels and the risk factors that contribute to the development of heart ailments.
A recent study attempted to examine cardiovascular disease case from all over the world. The results revealed that men in Crete exhibited a predisposition to develop ignited cholesterol levels, however, those who consumed olive oil in their daily diet cut down their risk for heart ailments due to the healthy fats their bodies received.
Be sure to pick out extra virgin or virgin olive oil varieties as they are the least processed and most nutritious varieties. Use olive oil instead of butter, and you can add it to all your baking, frying and grilling recipes. Fix yourself a hearty and healthy meal of shrimp with olive oil and homemade garlic sauce.
Flaxseed is brimming with the incredibly heart-healthy omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, along with being packed with fiber. Adding a little flaxseed to your meals, teas and smoothies can exhibit extraordinary benefits for the heart.
You can sprinkle some flaxseed on your bowl of oatmeal or whole-grain cereal to give your heart a healthy boost at breakfast.