According to the American Heart Association cardiovascular disease is the leading global cause of death. It accounts for more than 17.3 million deaths per year, and the number is expected to grow. In the United States, someone dies from heart disease about once every 84 seconds.
Some helpful tips for preventing heart disease include exercising regularly, maintaining a healthy blood pressure, reducing your stress levels and drinking tea. There are also tons of foods that improve your heart health, some of which include berries, almonds, flaxseeds and yogurt.
However, supplementation is also an option; there are quite a few supplements out there that are healthy for your heart, while there are also supplements – used for a variety of different reasons – that may harm your heart.
Continue reading for the best and worst supplements for your heart.