Red wine. A different variant of the berry, red wine has always been believed to be high in antioxidants and good for the heart. It can prevent the onset of cardiovascular disease provided that it is taken in moderation. A glass of red wine combined with a balanced diet of fish, fruits and vegetables activates resveratrol, an antioxidant and polyphenol that’s known to keep the heart healthy by protecting the lining of blood vessels in the heart. 
Dark chocolate or cacao. This is one guilty pleasure one can always indulge in. The bittersweet dark chocolate is called a super-food for good reason. It is rich in flavonoids, a type of antioxidant that holds the key to cancer prevention, good heart health by lowering the risk of a stroke, and weight loss. It produces nitric oxide which relaxes the blood vessels and lowers blood pressure. Research also says that it can neural activity in the brain, thereby enhancing cognitive properties and mood improvement. Not more than 1 ounce of a bar of 70% cacao chocolate is recommended as daily intake. 
Salmon. Never underestimate the power of the salmon. It is packed with protein, essential Omega-3 fatty acids, B vitamins, potassium, and selenium that’s good for the nervous system, heart, and brain. It is also known to have astaxanthin – a powerful antioxidant – that lowers the risk of heart disease by increasing “good” (HDL) cholesterol and reduces the oxidation of “bad” cholesterol. The antioxidant properties also help prevent skin problems and delay aging. , 
Avocado. Not everything green tastes bad. The avocado has high fat content (Omega-3 fatty acids) but it’s still good for the heart. It also contains high protein, magnesium, iron, potassium, and phosphorus – most of which are essential vitamins and minerals. If taken fresh, it has carotenoid antioxidants in the form of lycopene and beta carotene which helps lessen daily cell damage and reduces risk for heart disease. It is also low in carbohydrates which keeps blood sugar low.