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Top 5 Plants You Can Grow & Eat to Help With High Blood Pressure, Cholesterol Issues, or Heart Disease!

Heart Health blog post

According to the American Heart Association, nearly half of all U.S. adults have some form of cardiovascular disease! Taking care of your heart can be made extremely easy with gardening! Just by simply being outside more and being more active you will help to make your heart healthier as well!

Heart health refers to those who are concerned about high blood pressure, cholesterol, or heart disease. It can be assisted by a diet with Potassium, Vitamin A, Thiamin (Vitamin B1), Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, Niacin (Vitamin B3), Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Vitamin K, Folate/Folic Acid, Copper, Choline, and Panthothenic Acid.
 
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Greens
Greens such as spinach, kale, and collard greens are extremely healthy for you! They can help your heart by impacting proper blood clotting, reducing your blood pressure, and lowering the risk for heart disease.

 

Berries
Berries are extremely healthy and directly impact heart health. This can include strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, raspberries, elderberries, and gooseberries.

 

Garlic
Garlic is a food that is extremely helpful to help improve heart health! Garlic can help to decrease your blood pressure and cholesterol as well as your risk for blood clots, stroke, and vampires ☺️

 

Beans
Beans are great to help reduce your risk for heart disease. They can help to reduce inflammation and blood pressure. Beans can be grown as a bush or pole.

 

Tomatoes
Tomatoes are helpful in many ways for heart health! They can help to decrease your risk for heart disease, heart attack, stroke, and cholesterol! Tomatoes can be grown as both bush and vine.

 

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