Did you know that the average adult heart beats 72 times a minute,100,000 times a day, 3,600,000 times a year, and 2.5 billion times during a lifetime? Every day, the heart creates enough energy to drive a truck 20 miles. In a lifetime, that's equivalent to driving to the moon and back!
I am sure you do know that heart disease is the number one killer in the United States; one person dies each minute from its affects. And most of these deaths are completely preventable!
Here are ten essential nutrients to support your heart with the energy it needs to beat healthfully and happily for years to come!
10 Essential Nutrients For Heart Health
1. Omega 3 Fatty Acids
Salmon (be sure to get wild-caught and not farm-raised or Atlantic) and sardines are great sources of the omega-3 fats. The omega-3 fatty acids eicopentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) support your heart by decreasing inflammation, preventing clot formation and helping to maintain healthy blood pressure and cholesterol levels.