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From oats to dark chocolates: Five foods to keep your heart healthy

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    1. Oats to Reduce Bad (LDL) Cholesterol - The soluble fiber in this high protein grain helps reduce absorption of cholesterol in the bloodstream and also helps throw it right out of your system
  • 2. Almonds to Raise Good (HDL) Cholesterol - Almonds pack in fats too but most of it is unsaturated, particularly MUFA, which is great for our heart (lowers bad cholesterol and in- crease the good one).
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    3. Garlic to prevent and remove blood clots - Garlic contains (sulphide compounds) which not just reduce cholesterol, but also prevent & remove clots, it widens blood vessels & encourages good circulation.
  • 4. Dark chocolates to control High Blood Pressure - uncontrolled high blood pressure can result in hardening and thickening of the arteries (atherosclerosis),dark chocolate helps protect heart against (HBP).
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    5. Spinach to lower Homocysteine Levels in Blood - Homocysteine rivals elevated blood cholesterol as a major risk factor for heart disease as high levels damage the blood clotting. Spinach can help keep its levels down.

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