4 Ways to a Healthier Heart

Health Tips & Tricks, Hello, Healthy! January 11, 2017
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2017 is finally here! As another year passes, it’s important to take some time to reflect on your past year and what you’d like to improve. Keeping your heart strong and healthy is incredibly important to living a long and fulfilling life. Check out these top four supplements that help increase your heart health:

CoQ10

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Otherwise known as Coenzyme Q10, is considered to be one of the most important heart health supplements available. Aside from assisting in producing energy and stabilizing membranes, there are tons of positive effects when taking CoQ10. It helps maintain a healthy blood pressure, promotes arterial health, and supports a strong heartbeat.

Garlic

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Garlic, while delicious, is also an incredible food for your heart. It’s known to lower blood cholesterol and triglycerides as well as slow the buildup of the plaque in your arteries which lowers the risk of blood clots. It can be eaten or taken in pill form.

Niacin

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Niacin is a type of vitamin B3 which is known to increase carbohydrate and fat metabolism. However, Niacin is most popular for boosting good cholesterol (HDL) which acts as a cleansing mechanism to get rid of bad cholesterol (LDL).

Omega-3 fatty acids (Fish Oil)

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Omega-3 fatty acids are usually found in most fish and fish oil. These fatty acids have health-promoting effects especially for heart disease and diabetes. They’re known to decrease the risk of coronary artery disease related deaths and improving heart rhythm as well as preventing clot formation and plaque buildup in arteries.

 

In addition to regular diet and exercise, taking any of these four supplements can help improve your health and strengthen your heart. All four of these supplements have it’s pros and cons and should be taken in specific doses. Please consult with your doctor if you’re interested in any of these pills. From us to you, have a happier, healthier, new  year! 

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