4 Heart Friendly Foods You Must Have

A heart attack can affect men and women differently suggests a new study. The causes, symptoms, treatments, and outcomes can all differ between men and women. The study conducted by the researchers from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) Germany also found that within one year of having a heart attack, the women in the sample were 1.5 times more likely to die than men with similar case histories.

Oats Oats have been known to contain a type of fibre that helps in binding bile acids and expel them from the body. These bile acids are made from cholesterol. So include more and more oats in your daily diet and find creative ways to add more fun to the usual ones.

Flaxseeds Flaxseeds are rich in healthy fats, which is known Omega-3 fatty acids, fibre and phytoestrogens and all of these help in boosting heart health. It is best to soak flaxseeds or grind them before consuming for better results.

Legumes Legumes are rich sources of antioxidants, fibre and proteins. They are also a great source to get your folate requirement from and also help in increasing platelet activity.

Nuts A handful of nuts daily will help keep your heart strong as they have high amounts of unsaturated fats that are good for your heart as they help in reducing inflammation of the arteries.