Olive oil. Oats. And of course, salmon galore. Most of us know full well that these are the foods healthy hearts are made of. But they're not the only ones that can help keep your ticker in tip-top shape.

Recent research shows that plenty of other clean eating staples can do good things for your heart, too. And some of them might surprise you. These six tasty foods can promote healthier cholesterol, lower blood pressure, fight harmful inflammation and provide plenty of other health benefits. 

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