Tasty Heart Healthy Recipes

Egyptian recipe For The Heart

Here is an Egyptian recipe of Turkish origin which is one the best of heart healthy recipes and includes heart healthy ingredients like onions, garlic and chickpeas.

Wonder Food - Chickpeas For The Heart

This recipe made from a leading nutritious legume chickpeas is tasty and keep be made easily. For great health, eat at least one serving of chickpeas several times a week.

    Cucumber chickpea salad
  • 2 cups of cooked chickpeas
  • 1 cup of chopped tomatoes
  • 1.5 cups of sliced celery
  • 1.5 cups of chopped/minced onions
  • 1 teaspoon of chopped garlic
  • 1 teaspoon of dill weed
    Mix with
  • olive oil
  • salt and pepper
  • Vinegar

Garnish with fresh parsely

82% less risk of death from heart diseases.

Chickpeas is widely used in India and the middle east. It is rich in dietary fibre. It helps to prevent digestive disorders. A Study by the Archives of Internal medicine shows that daily consumption of legumes like chickpeas lead to an 82% less risk of death from heart diseases.

The heart is a muscle which is constantly at work pumping blood throughout the body. It plays a vital role in connection with blood pressure and it is important for your to know how your heart works . One of the best foods that has received bad press recently is coconut. In fact coconut is good for the heart. Although coconut oil is above 90% saturated fat, coconut oil has many health giving properties and the lauric acid it contains. Coconut oil is the richest source of medium chain fatty acids unlike other fats and oils which are long chain fatty acids. Medium chain fatty acids in coconut oil boost the body's metabolic rate and promote weight loss. They are also broken down immediately in the liver to produce energy and are not stored as fat. You may try your hand at some coconut recipes.

Try out these delicious heart warming vegetarian Irish soup recipes from 
Anne Johnston

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