25 Incredible Foods For Heart Health

By Eloïse Reyns / Nutrition / December 4th, 2020

2. Leafy Green Vegetables

Leafy Green Vegetables

We all know that eating our greens is important for our health, and that’s not wrong! Adding leafy greens like kale, broccoli, cabbage, broccoli, and spinach to your diet is important for both your overall health. They’re packed with essential vitamins and minerals while being conveniently low in calories.

Their high levels of vitamin K and nitrates help to reduce blood pressure and improve function in your arteries. Vitamin K plays a key role in blood coagulation and deficient levels of it have been proven to raise the risk of hemorrhage and osteoporosis, so finding ways to add it to your diet is important.

The dietary nitrates present in leafy green vegetables have been proven to reduce blood pressure. There was a study that showed that by increasing the amount of leafy greens in your diet, your chances of coronary heart disease are reduced. If you don’t love the taste of green vegetables – hide them in your morning smoothie!

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