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8 More Ways to Naturally Unclog Your Arteries – Part 2
Grapefruit contains pectin as well as soluble fiber which lower your cholesterol. Grapefruits power your immune system and are a perfect addition to breakfast. Red grapefruits have been shown to have more anti-oxidant power than orange ones.
Onions, similar to garlic, have been shown to increase good cholesterol (HDL) while lowering bad cholesterol (LDL). They belong to the Allium family which is high in sulfates which lower blood lipids. They are also filled with flavonoids which prevent heart disease. They feed red blood cells by strengthening their cell membrane while preventing clotting.
Loaded with potassium and magnesium, apples lower blood pressure levels and promote cardiovascular health. Like grapefruits, they contain soluble fiber which lower cholesterol and prevent heart disease.
While not as popular and readily available as green tea, hawthorn tea is made from hawthorn berries which lower blood pressure and actively protect your heart and arteries. The tea is delicious and is perfect for cold winter days.
For such a small berry the sure pack a heck of a punch. Blueberries are one of the most powerful super foods available. They are rich in Vitamin C, fiber and anthocyanins which put the blue in blueberries. They are extremely convenient and can be eaten with any breakfast or as a snack.
As you can see, all the foods listed here as well as in previous articles have several attributes in common. All the foods lower your cholesterol and blood pressure. Unclogging arteries requires the same steps as protecting your heart in the first place. Combining these foods only heightens your nutrition and when balanced with cardiovascular exercise can save your heart and your life.
To read previous articles on how to naturally unclog your arteries click here.
The information supplied in this article is not to be considered as medical advice and is for educational purposes only.
|Blood Circulation15 Dec 2010|