If your body is a high-performance vehicle, then your heart is the engine. Longevity, fitness, improved energy and optimal body composition are all connected to a healthy cardiovascular system. And since heart disease is the leading cause of death, shouldn’t your heart top your list of health priorities?
Fortunately, you have a say in your cardiovascular health. Exercise is an absolute essential for keeping your ticker in tip-top shape. But there are a number of nutritional choices to consider.
A more efficient heart and circulatory system can improve your entire well-being, so you can get the most out of life.
For instance, some fats are actually good for your heart. Omega-3 fatty acids are found in cold-water fish, but most of us don’t consume enough to get the associated benefits, such as lowered triglycerides, reduced blood pressure, decreased inflammation and raised high-density lipoprotein (HDL) levels.2,3-6
Magnesium is an overlooked nutrient with many functions, including heart health support.14 It helps keep your heart rhythm steady, relaxes the smooth muscles within blood vessels, lowers blood pressure (especially if you have hypertension) and much more.15,16
Your heart never takes a break, so make sure it’s equipped to continue its tireless job for many years to come.