Strawberries are one of the healthiest foods to have in any diet - but especially for the heart. This strawberry smoothie, containing the powerful ingredient of strawberries - help control bad cholesterol, lower blood pressure, aid in weight management and reduce inflammation – which may lead to potential heart disease. This smoothie is also a heart healthy recipe because the bananas, being high in potassium contribute to better muscle contraction. The potassium in bananas help keep the heart pumping in a normal, rhythmic manner as well. Click Here for Recipe
This refreshing and heart-healthy mango smoothie is an excellent source of vitamins, including A, B6 and C – flavonoids and antioxidant properties. Fresh mango is abundant in potassium, yet low in sodium. Potassium helps assist in maintaining a healthy heart rate and keeping blood pressure. Mangoes contain a high level of fiber and vitamins which help to lower serum cholesterol levels. Also, mangoes are a great source of vitamin-B6 (pyridoxine), which helps control homocysteine levels within the blood, which may otherwise be harmful to blood vessels resulting in CAD and stroke. Click Here for Recipe
Delicious, apple-cinnamon smoothie that may help weight management, which may help reduce stress on the heart. The antioxidant-rich apples have also been shown to lower cholesterol and blood pressure. Click Here for Recipe
Attractive as it is refreshing...this berry-blueberry grape drink is perfect in any setting from casual entertaining to formal entertaining; such as weddings. Also, the heart health benefits are many including the powerful antioxidants contained in this berry-grape drink. In recent studies, grape juice has been shown to have the same heart-healthy benefits as red wine; including reducing the risk of blood clots and LDL cholesterol. Also, grape juice is helpful in preventing damage to blood vessels in the heart and aids in maintaining a healthy blood pressure. The dark red and purple grapes are particularly high in antioxidants - including resveratrol and flavonoids, like those found in red wine. Click Here for Recipe
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This heart healthy perfect lemonade...perfectly refreshing on a hot summer day...or anytime. Anytime, because of the high health benefits of lemons. In fact, lemons are considered one of the "super foods" for all their many health benefits. For the heart, lemons help lower blood pressure and increases the levels of HDL (good cholesterol). Lemons are also an antioxidant which deactivates the free radicals and may help prevent stroke and cardiovascular diseases. Click Here for Recipe
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Sweet strawberries that contain powerful anti-oxidants help make smoothies heart-healthy.