13 most useful products for the heart and blood vessels

Avocado

Avocado

Due to the polyunsaturated fatty acids entering into it, the avocado significantly reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease and improves memory, because the deficiency of these acids is one of the causes of cholesterol metabolism and the development of atherosclerosis.

The potassium contained in the avocado promotes the proper functioning of the heart and relieves stress, which is one of the leading factors in the development of atherosclerosis and coronary heart disease.

Thanks to the normalization of water-salt metabolism in the body, the avocado helps to lower blood pressure and is useful in hypertension.

Avocado contains a whole complex of vitamins and minerals necessary for normal blood and blood circulation.

Copper – prevents the development of anemia (anemia), Iron – the most important element of the formation of blood (hematopoiesis), Vitamin B2 – is involved in the formation of red blood cells. The combination of iron and copper in one product is well absorbed by the body. Avocado is rich in vitamins E, B6 and C.

Special enzymes contained in avocados, accelerate the process of assimilation of vitamins necessary for the full operation of the heart and prevent the degeneration of the heart muscle (myocardium).

Avocados reduces the level of “bad” and increases the level of “good” cholesterol in the blood.

Use avocados only in raw form, because only in its raw form are preserved useful and nutritious properties for your heart. Avocados can be combined with other foods in various salads. The taste of the avocado perfectly complements the lemon and orange.

Grapefruit

Grapefruit

Grapefruit is rich in plant fiber and glycosides, which give the flesh, film and skin of this fruit a bitter taste.

Glycosides promote the regulation of many physiological processes in the body, normalize digestion, improve heart function and prevent the development of atherosclerosis.

In grapefruit contains a large number of vitamins: C, B1, R and D. Vitamin P helps to strengthen blood vessels, improve their elasticity and strengthens the action of the body’s vitamin C.

Grapefruit improves metabolism in the body, increases overall tone, relieves fatigue and lowers blood pressure. Due to its nutritional ease (42Kcal), grapefruit is included in the diet for obesity. It perfectly quenches thirst and perfectly supports the liver.

It is recommended for patients with functional disorders of the liver.

Grapefruit should be eaten raw, can be added to salads and desserts.

Grapefruit lowers cholesterol in the blood, reduces the risk of myocardial infarction and diabetes.

Grapefruit well reduces blood pressure, especially during menopause. For the prevention of cardiovascular disease, you need to consume 2 to 3 grapefruits a week, for breakfast.

Apples

Apples

The use of apples positively affects the work of the whole body. Regular use of apples reduces the risk of cancer and heart disease.

The vegetable fiber and vitamins contained in apples are able to lower the level of cholesterol in the blood.

When heart diseases are appointed unloading (apple) days, which helps to reduce body weight, reduce swelling, improve digestion and normalize blood pressure.

Contained in apples potassium activates the excretory system, and pectin fibers reduce the cholesterol in the blood. Pectins bind harmful substances in the intestines and facilitate their rapid evacuation from the body, ensuring its purification. Organic malic acids regulate the acid balance in the body and reduce the likelihood of developing diabetes and gout.

Pomegranate

Pomegranate

This is the best remedy for heart disease.

It is very important to use pomegranate fresh or in the form of fresh squeezed juice. Useful substances contained in garnet reduce blood cholesterol levels, normalize blood circulation, prevent the formation of atherosclerosis in the wall of the heart vessels and dilute the blood.

American researchers claim that the pomegranate juice contains antioxidants that improve blood circulation in the small pelvis and thereby increase potency. To improve your male strength, you need to drink a glass of pomegranate juice a day.

Pomegranate juice significantly reduces the risk of developing cardiovascular diseases and prostate cancer.

 

Cereals

Cereals

Quickly dissolving fiber is useful for its ability to prevent the absorption of cholesterol in the body, which comes with food. Cereals are good allies of the heart in the fight against atherosclerosis and ischemic disease.

Oatmeal contains a large amount of useful Omega-3 acids and potassium.

In combination with fiber, Omega-3 acids, are able to lower cholesterol and maintain blood vessels in good condition. More useful are coarse grits.

The larger the grain, the more fiber in them, the more fiber, the more useful the groats (porridge).

Beans

Red beans

Red beans and lentils contain a lot of plant fiber and potassium. They are very nutritious and they can replace any high-calorie garnish.

Beans contain several types of flavonoids, substances that serve as an indispensable prevention of hypertension.

Absence of fatty acids, high content of protein, fiber, iron and folic acid, make beans and beans a real gift for your heart!

Pumpkin

Pumpkin

Pumpkin contains a huge amount of beta-carotene, vitamin C and potassium, which are excellent for fighting the atherosclerosis of the heart vessels. Pumpkin normalizes the water-salt balance in the body and well reduces blood pressure.

Garlic

Garlic

Garlic, along with its antiviral properties, is able to combat hypertension. It consists of nitric oxide and hydrogen sulphide. These substances reduce the tone of the vessels and thereby contribute to lowering blood pressure.

Garlic contains more than 60 nutrients, which, with its regular use, reduce blood pressure by 15 – 20 mm Hg. Art.

Broccoli

Broccoli

Broccoli belongs to the family of white and Brussels sprouts. Broccoli is very nutritious and rich in vitamins B, C and D. Its composition includes potassium, magnesium, iron, fiber, phosphorus and manganese. Broccoli is an excellent remedy for heart disease and diabetes.

 Berries

Berries

All berries are very useful, nutritious and slow the aging process. Berries contain potassium, which removes excess fluid from the body, improves the heart and relieves swelling.

Potassium is necessary for the body with arrhythmia and chronic heart failure.

Magnesium along with potassium removes excess fluid, dilates blood vessels and reduces blood pressure.

Vitamin C – strengthens and protects the vessel wall, vitamin P – protects the smallest vessels (capillaries) and reduces the permeability of the vascular wall.

Fiber promotes the fastest elimination of harmful substances from the body and reduces the level of cholesterol in the blood.

Fish

Omega-3

Especially salmon and salmon are natural sources of Omega-3 acids.

Regular (2 – 3 times a week) consumption of this fish and you will forget what a high blood pressure is! This type of fish regulates blood clotting and reduces the risk of myocardial infarction.

Also useful are trout, mackerel, tuna and sardines. They slow down the process of blood clotting and increase the level of “good” cholesterol in the blood.

Black (bitter) chocolate

Black (bitter) chocolate

Useful for the heart is chocolate, in which the content of cocoa is not less than 70%.

Bitter chocolate strengthens the cardiovascular system, lowers blood pressure and cholesterol in the blood.

Other types of chocolate do not do any good because they contain a lot of sugar and few cocoa beans. Ordinary chocolate has a high calorie content and can lead to an increase in body weight.

Walnuts

Walnuts

Nuts and almonds contain a lot of nutrients and have a beneficial effect on the heart. Monounsaturated fats and omega-3 acids, which are contained in almonds and walnuts increase the level of “good” and reduce the level of “bad” cholesterol in the blood.

It is proved that eating food containing preservatives, GMO (genetically modified organisms) and growth hormones provoke development, and also promote the progression of cardiovascular diseases. All these supplements worsen the work of the heart, blood vessels and kidneys. In such products, the lion’s share belongs to preservatives, and there are practically no nutrients.

Try to buy fresh and real products grown on the land in a traditional way without the use of fertilizers. Do not be lazy to cook food yourself.

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