- Reach for high fiber veggies like green beans, carrots and cucumber – they are low in calories and high in soluble fiber, which can help lower cholesterol
- Boost your intake of spinach, broccoli and avocado to get more vitamin E – a powerful antioxidant that promotes healthy blood cells
- Combine spinach, parsley, frozen mango, nonfat yogurt and splash of 100% fruit juice for a satisfying and heart healthy breakfast smoothie
Sure, most people already know that eating more veggies can benefit your waistline, but did you know it can also be good for your heart? In honor of American Heart Month, here are three ways to up your veggie intake and be good to your heart.