Nuts are a great way to get “good fats” and fiber into your diet. Many nuts are rich in Omega-3 fatty acids, rich in vitamin E, and can help prevent plaque in your arteries. Want some good nuts to choose from? Try almonds, macadamia nuts, hazelnuts and pecans. One word of advice, however: nuts covered with chocolate, sugar or salt can end up cancelling those heart-healthy benefits.