Recipe to Eat Your way to a healthy heart

When it comes to maintaining a healthy heart, which is more important to you the kitchen cabinet or the medicine cabinet. If you think that it is the medical cabinet, let us tell you how to maintain a healthy heart by eating right. It is true you need to consider changing the ingredients in your kitchen cabinet, including the grocery list, refrigerator and your pantry. This is because what you eat influences many of the things that contributes to a healthy heart, including:

  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Diabetes
  • Inflammation
  • And electrical instability and function of the heart.

The foods which you choose make you better and enjoy a longer life.

Now in order to know which foods is heart healthy and which aren’t? A revised Special Health Report from Harvard Health Publications, details a heart healthy diet which can be followed for the rest of your life to have a good heart condition while still enjoying the foods you eat. This review shows the different make up of the foods you eat which has a good effect on the heart.

Some of the best choices of food include fish, vegetables and whole grains.

Here is one of the examples of a good recipe to help your heart grow and repair itself!

Tropical Grilled Chicken Breast with Papaya

Make 4 servings


4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, without added salt or brine

¼ cup olive oil

1 teaspoon cumin seed

1 teaspoon cilantro seed

1 teaspoon chili powder

1 medium papaya

2 limes


  1. Prepare the grill
  2. Take a small pan and add the chicken, olive oil and spices and mix them thoroughly until the oil and spices cover the chicken
  3. Peel the papaya, cut the skin and seeds off and cut the papaya into 2-inch cubes. Pour some lime juice on the papaya and make sure that the papaya is even distributed among the four skewers
  4. Cut the limes in half.
  5. Place the chicken on the grill along with the papaya skewers and cut lime.
  6. Turn the chicken over multiple times for 3 minutes until about 12 minutes. Take the papaya skewers and turn multiple times. After about five minutes take the lime and squeeze the cooked limes onto the papaya skewers. Continue cooking for another five minutes until all sides are light brown.

You may also like...