5 Red Foods for a Healthy Heart

The American Heart Month has arrived!

Here are 5 red foods that are packed with antioxidants, vitamins and loaded with healthy heart benefits:

1. Chili peppers

 Capsaicin in red peppers has been found to reduce blood pressure.

2. Pomegranate juice

 When consumed daily, this juice lowers inflammation in people with diabetes.

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 3. Strawberries

This red fruit may increase healthy cholesterol levels while reducing blood pressure.

4. Red wine

5 Oz per day is associated with a reduced risk of heart disease.

5. Red apples

An apple a day may be as effective as cholesterol-lowering statin medications in preventing death from heart disease.

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