Written by Robert J. Matthews
You can eat blueberries, strawberries, and blackberries, and they are all good for your heart.
They help protect cells from damage because they have a lot of antioxidants, and the many phytonutrients make them good for reducing inflammation.
Not only does oatmeal help lower blood sugar, it also lowers the risk of getting heart disease.
Since whole grains have a lot of soluble fiber, they are known to lower LDL cholesterol, which is also known as "bad" cholesterol.
Dark chocolate in small amounts can be good for your heart.
Flavonols, a type of flavonoid, are found in large amounts in dark chocolate.
There are some kinds of fat that are good for your heart.
Monounsaturated fat, which is found in lots of avocados, is known to drop LDL cholesterol and raise HDL cholesterol, which is good cholesterol.