Every organ in the human body plays an important but none more than the heart. It’s also one of the organs we take the least care of! We are constantly eating unhealthy foods and stressing it out.
Fatty foods increase cholesterol levels and can cause vascular plaques that will eventually lead to a heart attack.
We at FeedFond are presenting you with 15 foods that will clean out your blood vessels and improve your overall well being.
We hope these foods will decrease the risk of heart attacks in the future.
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#15 Fatty Fish
Eating salmon, mackerel, herring, haddock and other fatty fish will decrease the risk of arrhythmia and atherosclerosis. Try to eat these at least 2-3 times a week.
Oatmeal is rich in fiber and helps in digestion. It also decreases the levels of ‘bad’ cholesterol. Coarse oatmeal is the healthiest.
Blueberries and strawberries are excellent for lowering blood pressure and dilating blood vessels.
#12 Dark Chocolate
Dark chocolate (minimum of 60-70% coca) will help normalize blood pressure and fight inflammation and blood clotting.
They contain protein fibers that help the heart. They are also full of vitamin E that helps decrease the levels of ‘bad’ cholesterol.
#10 Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Only a few spoons every day will lower ‘bad’ cholesterol levels and sugar levels in your blood.
#9 Red Wine
Red Wine will help you reduce fat deposits in your bloodstream. It will also assist in detoxification and weight loss. However, it should be consumed in moderation.
#8 Green Tea
Green tea boosts metabolism and helps you fight excess weight. A single cup a day will stop the formation of cholesterol plaques.
#7 Broccoli and Spinach
They contain lots of Vitamins, Minerals, and antioxidants. They activate the heart and normalize the blood pressure. Both are also very rich in fiber which helps in digestion.
It decreases the ‘bad’ cholesterol levels and helps clear the arteries. It’s also very rich in useful fats!
Pomegranates are full of antioxidants, lowers blood pressure and normalizes blood circulation and boost the production of hemoglobin levels.
Cinnamon intake will help you fight heart disease and atherosclerosis and boosts metabolism. It will also help you reduce weight!
Melons play an important role in your vascular health. It stabilizes the cholesterol levels and contains antioxidants.
Consuming garlic will dilate your vessels, lower your blood pressure, alleviate vasoconstriction and prevent atherosclerotic plaques from appearing.
#1 Apples and Pears
They are rich in fiber that helps your heart. They normalize blood circulation and are cheaper and available alternative to pomegranates.
Check out this recipe for a special drink that will keep your blood vessels healthy!
Ginger juice — 250 ml
Garlic puree — 250 ml
Lemon juice — 250 ml
Apple cider vinegar — 250 ml
Honey — 5 tablespoon
Mix all the ingredients except for the honey, and cook on medium heat for 30 minutes. Stir continuously. Take it off the heat, and cool it completely. Add honey, mix, and pour the mixture into a clean bottle. You can store this drink in the fridge for 1 to 2 months.
Take 1 tbsp of this drink every morning on an empty stomach.
Garlic and honey reduce blood pressure and level of cholesterols; ginger prevents heart diseases; lemon regulates heartbeats; apple cider vinegar removes toxins from the body.
Don’t forget to check out 8 Signs to Watch Out For an Oncoming Heart Attack!
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