Best Foods & Drinks for Heart Health

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Healthy individuals can include up to a whole egg or equivalent daily' as part of a heart-healthy dietary pattern

1. Eggs

Eating one egg a day may reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke. 

Nut eaters are less likely to have heart attacks or die from heart disease.

2. Pistachios

Pistachios, in particular, are good for your heart because their antioxidants fight free radicals

Eating whole grains like brown rice, barley, rye, quinoa, and whole wheat is associated with lower systolic blood pressure, lower cholesterol, and a lower risk of heart disease.

3. Whole grains

Oats contain a type of fiber called soluble fiber that has been shown to help lower LDL cholesterol.

Fresh and frozen blueberries offer a variety of beneficial nutrients that support heart health.

4. Blueberries

Blueberries to a high-calorie, high-fat/high-sugar meal lowers insulin and glucose levels, total cholesterol, and HDL-C 24 hours after the meal.

One hundred percent orange juice—not a blend with added sugars—contains a slew of heart-health-supporting nutrients like vitamin C, potassium, and folate.

5.  orange juice

One meta-analysis found that chronic orange juice drinking improves blood pressure and good cholesterol in overweight and obese adults.

Tomatoes are nutrient powerhouses and rich sources of heart-protective antioxidants and nutrients including lycopene, beta-carotene, folate, potassium, vitamin C, flavonoids, and vitamin E

6. Tomatoes

Many of the antioxidants in tomatoes, like lycopene and beta-carotene, become as much as four times more bioavailable when they're cooked.

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