- One cup of beans a day helps you meet a good portion of your folic acid dose for the day. Eating plant protein instead of meat reduces saturated fats, a change that is associated with cutting your risk of heart disease.
- Grains high in polyphenols like quinoa or amaranth are good choices. Polyphenols are a powerful antioxidant. Additionally, quinoa is high in magnesium, which helps to relax the blood vessels.
- Include antithrombotic spices, such as thyme, rosemary, and garlic. They provide an extra kick and are a great way to help fight blood clots.
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