Updated: Feb 6
If you have or know someone who has high cholesterol, chronic stress or already is diagnosed with a heart related condition, continue reading...
Heart disease is the #1 cause of mortality (aka death) in the US today.
This is a preventable disease through simple lifestyle choices such as exercise and eating properly.
However, sometimes we get caught up with life and everything that comes along with that and lose sight of consuming foods that support our cardiovascular health.
Supplements are condensed versions of many nutrients including amino acids, antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, extracts etc to make it a bit easier to hit all your nutrient needs without constantly food shopping.
Your heart is one of the most important muscles making sure blood circulates to ever inch of your body for optimal function and life.
Due to its high importance, check out my top 3 heart health supplements below along with dosing and brand recommendations!
CoQ10 is a molecule produced in the body, but production starts to decrease after age 25. It supports mitochondrial function, which are the powerhouse organelles (mini organs) within every SINGLE cell in the body!
Enhanced mitochondrial function has been linked to longevity, increased energy, anti-aging and enhanced heart health! Why?
Because cells in the cardiovascular system have the most mitochondria per cell! We're talking 5000 + mitochondria per cell in the heart! SO needless to say, CoQ10...
- Decreases arterial plaque
- Lowers "bad" LDL cholesterol
- Increases "good" HDL cholesterol
Effective Dosage: 100 mg taken with food
Omega 3's are three essential fatty acids which include EPA, DHA (animal based source) and ALA (plant based source).
They are considered essential because the body cannot produce them on its own so they need to be consumed from food and/or supplement sources.
Research shows that Omega 3's can ...
Effective Dosage: minimum of 1000 mg total omega 3's (DHA and EPA)
Allicillin is a powerhouse when it comes to heart health!
Research has shown it to...
When it comes to dosage, effective doses range between 200 mg taken
To get the same desired effect from the food, you have to consume 1 clove of garlic 3- 4x daily.