America’s top heart hospital, the Cleveland Clinic, shares the best 10 fruits for boosting heart health. Eat them often to reduce your risk of heart attack and stroke.
By Martha Miller Johnson
Each of the following fruits is loaded with nutrients that can lower cholesterol and blood pressure and help you lose weight. To get the most out of every piece of fruit you eat, follow these serving suggestions:
- Choose fresh, whole fruit first, before canned, frozen, or fruit juice.
- Eat three servings each day.
- To control blood sugars or triglycerides, eat whole fruits instead of drinking fruit juice.