HEART SMART MINUTE
Sure, younger people can eat these 9 Super Foods, but as you get older, the body requires a little more from your nutrition and these 9 foods, know how to deliver fast acting vitamins and minerals to all the right places.
So if you happen to be lingering around the big 5-0, check out how these nutritious foods can help protect your eyes, lungs, heart and brain.
Heart Smart Minute Nutrition…
APPLES: Packed with fiber, helps lower cholesterol and maintain healthy blood sugar levels. Full of Vitamin C and Potassium.
ASPARAGUS: May reduce risk of prostate cancer, boosts the immune system, eye health and full of fiber, and Vitamin A.
BLUEBERRIES: HIgh in Fiber and Vitamin C &K
DARK CHOCOLATE (70% or higher): May help lower risk of heart attack and lower blood pressure.
FAVA BEANS: High in plant bases protein, fiber, and Vitamin B
GREEK YOGURT: Some of the highest amounts of protein you can find. Low in cholesterol, when given the option go for non fat plain and add your own fruit.
KALE: Fantastic for Omega 3 which promotes brain health. Full of calcium for bone strength and helps promote long lasting eye health.
QUINOA: Vegetarians take note, this is a complete protein food that makes an awesome side dish. Full of fiber and gluten free.
SALMON: Reduce your risk of heart attack, lower blood pressure and builds brain cell membranes.