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February is Heart Health Month, and at Organic Roots we are celebrating all things heart healthy! Walk the aisles of our store or flip through our Hot Deals ad and look out for the little hearts that let you know which items are good for your heart! And to help give you a general idea of the best Whole Foods for health, we made this list for you to see which foods to eat for heart heatlh!



Beets are known for promoting heart health because they are rich in folate (vitamin B9), which can help cells grow and repairs damage to blood vessels, limiting the risk of heart disease. 


Dark Chocolate

Yes, chocolate is a good foot to eat for heart health! Dark chocolate is loaded with antioxidants, which help lower your risk of heart disease by decreasing plaque buildup in the arteries.


Dandelion Greens

Dandelion Greens are excellent at lowering blood pressure, due to their high levels of vitamin A, C, K, folate, and potassium. Eat them to help reduce blood sugar levels to prevent Type 2 Diabetes. 



Salmon is a fantastic source for lean protein and is loaded with heart health omega-3 fatty acids. The American Heart Association suggests eating it once or twice a week to take advantage of these benefits!



Grapefruit improves heart health because it is high in potassium and fiber, which balances blood pressure and lowers cholesterol. 



Many beans and legumes are god at promoting heath health, primarily black beans and kidney beans. They are an excellent source of fiber, and are high in folate, antioxidants, and magnesium.


Avocado Oil

One of the most nutrient dense foods, avocados -as well as avocado oil- is high in oleic acid contains omega 3 fatty acids, which makes it high in “good fat” and won’t clog arteries like less quality fats.



Apples are high in nutrients like vitamin C, potassium, and antioxidants while being low calorie. This makes them a great addition to a heart healthy diet! The American Heart Association suggests adding apples to your recommended 4-5 servings a day.



Tuna is packed with heart healthy omega-3 fatty acids, which is shown to reduce cholesterol, and regulate blood circulation.

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