Well, we're over halfway through Heart Health Month and I am keeping up my promise to eat healthier this month, including eating vegetarian several days a week (it's much easier than it sounds!). Of course, when it comes to my body, I tend to want it all: I want to both lose weight AND maintain a healthy heart. That's why I was so excited to find out what the top heart-healthy foods are, thanks to WebMD, and I'm here to let you know about the 9 Latin foods that are heart-healthy and will help you drop the pounds. Now let's indulge a little!

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9 Latin foods that are good for your heart & your waistline!

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Black beans

Black beans are full of B-complex citamins, niacin, folate, magnesium, omega-3 gatty acids, calcium and, of course, plenty of fiber! They will keep your heart healthy AND keep you full longer, which is what you want when you're dropping the pounds. 

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Irina Gonzalez is a Staff Writer for MamásLatinas. She loves pop culture, social media, photography and, above all, discovering new places. She's also a foodie eating healthy and learning to enjoy exercise.

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