Heart-Healthy Grocery List

Tackle common risk factors for heart disease — without the side effects of medication — by loading up on these heart-healthy foods.

Heart-Healthy Grocery List

Millions of Americans are prescribed statins to help lower their cholesterol. However, these medications don't address other serious risk factors for heart disease such as high blood pressure and elevated blood sugar. Help your body tackle all of these risks factors and more — without the side effects of medication — by incorporating these heart-healthy foods into your diet.

Dark Chocolate

The flavonols in cocoa can lower your blood pressure by relaxing your blood vessels and thinning your blood. By increasing the flexibility of your blood vessels, it lowers your risk of heart disease. To get the benefits of flavonoids, make sure to get dark chocolate that’s at least 70 percent cocoa. If you’re not sure, get bars that are labeled "pure," "dark," or "unprocessed."

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