Even though the death toll caused by heart diseases has fallen over the years, it is still the #1 diseases that causes millions of deaths in America. Do not despair because there are countless ways to prevent heart attacks and strokes, and keep your heart revitalized and healthy. All it takes is mindful eating and a healthy, wholesome diet.

Eating healthy, living wholesomely and working out regularly is all you need to do to keep your heart healthy and reduce your risk for contracting heart diseases.

Heart Healthy Diet Plan
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Here are 18 foods that you must add to your diet to keep your heart healthy and strong.

1. Pomegranate

Pomegranates are rich in antioxidants, anthocyanin that prevents your arteries from hardening, and polyphenols that are extremely healthy for the heart.

A recent study revealed that pomegranate juice, when consumed daily, can improve your blood flow and fortify your heart. However, if you don’t like pomegranates or seek to add more variety in your diet, you can also pick out apples as they are also very heart-friendly.

Also Read: 9 Worst Foods For Your Heart

2. Coffee

Here’s a happy news for coffee lovers, it actually helps you strength your heart and keep it healthy.

A study revealed that two cups of coffee everyday can reduce the risk of heart strokes and cardiovascular ailments by 30%. And another study proved that those who consume more than six cups of coffee reduce their risk of dying due to heart disease by 15%. We’re not entirely sure why coffee is so beneficial, but for those of us who simply can’t function without it, this is great new, isn’t it?


  1. I am pleased to hear that COFFEE is, ONCE MORE, on the GOOD LIST!!. SO glad I didn’t listen to the other information that said NIX THE COFFEE……YEAH!…?
    So please RSVP on this: How do YOU eat YOUR pommegrenate?

    • First I cut the pomegranate, then I dig my teeth into the pomegranate OR I either get it with my hands that are washed and scoop it all up and eat it. Mm yum

  2. Good information. Content and extract in each item may also include from Scientific and chemical point of view

  3. Thanks for the post about coffee. I love coffee a lot but is it advisable for breastfeeding mothers to take it even though it has caffeine n besides, rumors have it that it dries up the breast milk?


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