Other Nutrients for Heart Health
Omega-3 Fatty Acids
and Omega-6 Fatty Acids
(Whichever you pick, take it with meals.)
Fish oil: 200 mg or more per day, or
Evening primrose oil: 3,000-4,000 mg per day, or
Cold-pressed flaxseed oil: 1-2 tbsp. per day.
Coenzyme Q10: 50-150
Coenzyme Q10 enhances the pumping and electrical functions of the
heart, improves general cardiac function, and improves energy production
within heart muscle cells. You should use other antioxidants, such
as vitamins E, C, and beta carotene, with coenzyme Q10.
This amino acid plays an important role in the ability of your body
to break down fatty acids like cholesterol for fuel. It shares the
ability of coenzyme Q10 to improve energy production within heart
100-300 mg daily
Hawthorn is a spiny tree or shrub native to Europe. This herb dilates
your coronary vessels, thus improving blood supply to your heart
and improving the metabolic processes in your heart. This makes
your heart muscle contract more forcefully, preventing some types
of rhythm disturbances.