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 diet for healthy heart

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Minerals like iron, copper and manganese are found in beans. The potassium present in it is also important for good health, which helps in increasing blood. Phyto-nutrients are found in beans, which help in reducing cholesterol levels.

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Protein, calcium, iron and vitamins are found in high amount in peeled moong dal. This lentil also lowers the cholesterol level. It reduces the effect of sodium, which does not increase blood pressure. Heart patients should include it in the diet.

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 Peanuts are helpful in controlling the blood sugar of people suffering from diabetes. Controlling blood sugar helps in preventing diabetes and heart disease.

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Oatmeal acts like a sponge in the digestive system and absorbs cholesterol. Avoid instant oatmeal, which contains some amount of sugar and preservatives.

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 Potato contains starch, unless it is deep fried, potato is good for the heart. The potassium present in it helps in reducing blood pressure.

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 Citrus fruits like oranges and grapefruits are rich in vitamin C, which reduces the risk of heart disease.

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There is also protein in things made from soy. Which helps in reducing fat and cholesterol. Soy protein controls cholesterol better than milk.

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If you eat non-veg, then place fish in lunch or dinner two to three times a week. This increases blood in the body and improves heart health.