8 Best Foods for Your Heart

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8 Best Foods for Your Heart

Besides red wine and oatmeal, these can also lower blood pressure and cholesterol

You knew that your diet is tied directly to your health, but did you know just how much, especially when it comes to your heart? Research suggests that more than half of heart illnesses can be staved off simply by eating better. And while red wine, oatmeal and green tea get all the publicity, many more foods — underdogs, if you will — work just as well. Read through this slideshow to discover just what they are.

(This article appeared previously on Grandparents.com.)