Health Tip: Opt for Heart-Healthy Holiday Foods

Health Tip: Opt for Heart-Healthy Holiday Foods

(HealthDay News) -- Give your heart a holiday gift this year and choose delicious, heart-healthy foods.

The American Heart Association suggests these holiday treats:

  • Antioxidant-rich sweet potatoes, as well as pumpkin, winter squash and acorn squash.

  • Brussels sprouts (sprinkled with a pinch of brown sugar and salt) and other green leafy veggies, such as broccoli, kale, cauliflower or collard greens.

  • Apples.

  • Unsalted roasted nuts, especially almonds.

  • Salmon and other heart-healthy fish, such as mackerel, sardines, tuna and herring.

 
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