Heart Healthy Smoothies That Could Benefit AFib Sufferers


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Healthy Smoothie Ideas

Heart Healthy Foods That Could Benefit AFib SufferersWhat foods are good for the heart and should be included in your smoothies if you have AFib? Here’s a list of some of the possibilities; go through the list and mark off which ones would be the best.

  • Yogurt
  • Spinach
  • Swiss Chard
  • Pumpkin Seeds
  • Carrots
  • Tomatoes
  • Parsnips
  • Walnuts
  • Flaxseeds
  • Parsley
  • Ginger
  • Garlic
  • Oranges
  • Lemons
  • Pomegranate
  • Grapefruit
  • Pears
  • Red Bananas
  • Coconut
  • Tangerine
  • Kefir Milk
  • Kale
  • Dandelion Greens
  • Chia Seeds
  • Celery
  • Berries
  • Almonds
  • Macadamia Nuts
  • Hempseed Powder
  • Cilantro
  • Onions
  • Apples
  • Kiwi
  • Limes
  • Figs
  • Melons
  • Bananas
  • Mango
  • Avocado
  • Pineapple

Here are your answers:

  • Yogurt
  • Spinach
  • Swiss Chard
  • Oranges
  • Coconut
  • Kefir Milk
  • Kale
  • Celery
  • Almonds
  • Melons
  • Bananas

There are different reasons for each of the foods in the answers. For example, some foods such as yogurt, kefir milk, Swiss chard and spinach contain available calcium that are good for the heart because they could help your heart regulate its beat.

Celery is known by master juicers as one of the vegetables to help arrhythmias of the heart. Oranges, bananas, and melons have good amounts of potassium, an electrolyte necessary for good heart functioning. Some of the other foods on the list provide additional vitamins and minerals such as magnesium that can also help.

Next page: smoothie recipes to get you going.

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Donna SchwontkowskiDonna Schwontkowski

Dr. Donna Schwontkowski is a retired chiropractor with two degrees in nutrition and a Master's in herbology. She is convinced that every illness can be improved significantly through diet and nutritional protocols.

Sep 22, 2014
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