Think an apple a day keeps the doctor away? The old adage just might be correct. There are tons of studies out there that suggest certain foods are good for your heart health, but how do you know which ones to eat and what they do for your heart?
We’ve identified five foods that you may not immediately think of as heart-healthy, but that are rich in antioxidants, probiotics, and other healthy components. In the slideshow, we've broken them down to educate you on how each food fights to keep your heart healthy.
For instance, yogurt contains high amounts of probiotics, which prevent gum disease, which if left untreated could lead to heart disease. And fruits like raisins, pomegranates, and apples have antioxidants to help keep you healthy. Eschewing carbs? Think again. Whole grains possess a variety of elements that can help stave off coronary disease.
Eat by our list and your heart will thank us.