7 Heart-Healthy Foods to Avoid Overindulging

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Heart health

Heart health is important, and some meals may help. Avoid overeating these heart-healthy meals, which give essential nutrients. Consuming too much might upset your calorie balance. Lead to weight gain, which might harm your heart.

Fruits

Include 100-150g of fruits like avocado, oranges, amla, guava, apple, berries, banana, etc. a day to boost your antioxidant intake and keep your heart vessels healthy, but too much fruit increases your fructose intake.

Vegetables

Vegetables and leafy greens lower harmful cholesterol through antioxidants, fiber, vitamins, and minerals. 3-4 servings of vegetables and fruits should make about half your dinner plate

Nuts

A handful of unsalted nuts like almonds, walnuts, pistachios, etc. are rich in omega-3 fats, which raise good cholesterol and protect the heart. Due of their high calorie content (160-200kcal/2 ounces).

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Dark chocolate

Antioxidants lower blood pressure, while saturated or trans fats and sugar harm heart health.

Leafy and cruciferous veggies

Cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, and dark green leafy vegetables are good for your heart, but those on blood thinners like warfarin or acitrom should limit them since they are rich in vitamin K, which might diminish drug effectiveness.

Fish

It's rich in vitamin B12, zinc, omega 3 a healthy fat, and lean protein, ideal for heart health, but too much affects kidney health, and some contain toxic mercury.

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