10 Best Foods for Your Heart
Add a bit of avocado to a sandwich or spinach salad to up the amount of heart-healthy fats in your diet. Packed with monounsaturated fat, avocados can help lower LDL levels while raising the amount of HDL cholesterol in your body.
"Avocados are awesome," says Dr. Sinatra. "They allow for the absorption of other carotenoidsespecially beta-carotene and lycopenewhich are essential for heart health."
Try this recipe: Shrimp, Grapefruit, and Avocado Salad
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