Here’s to Your Health: Cleaning Out Clogged Arteries Naturally
By Mitzi Reed
Las Vegas Informer
Atherosclerosis is the narrowing and thickening of your blood vessels due to a buildup of cholesterol-rich plaque. This blocks your blood flow, increasing your risk of stroke, heart attack and even death. So how do you clean out those clogged arteries? There are several natural ways to do this.
There are several fruits that help to unclog the arteries. Cherries contain over 17 elements to clear the plaque. Cherries have anthocyanins which have high antioxidant and anti-inflammatory elements. Cherries have fiber and potassium to help the heart.
Grapes and grape juice. It has quercetin and resvaratol, which helps to lower cholesterol and inflammation and blood clots.
Apples are another fruit that is beneficial in clearing clogged arteries. Apples contain pectin, a soluble fiber that lowers cholesterol.
Grapefruit juice is an excellent fruit drink to help your heart. Another great juice is pomegranate juice. The juice of the pomegranate fruit is used to strengthen the health of the blood vessels and to treat heart disease, including heart attack, atherosclerosis, congestive heart failure and levels of cholesterol that are not healthy. Regular intake of pomegranate juice maintains blood flow and impedes cholesterol buildup in the carotid arteries in the neck.
Tomatoes, Strawberries and sweet potatoes all are very good as well in helping to clear those arteries.
Omega-3 fatty acids help clear clogged arteries, lubricate blood cells, and ease high blood pressure. Fish is the best source of Omega-3 fatty acids. Walnuts are another good source of Omega-3 fatty acids.
There are three highly recommended supplements to help combat clogged arteries. Vitamin E is a good supplement to take. It is more potent when taken with food.
Vitamin C helps to neutralize toxic chemicals, called free radical, that cause hardening of the arteries. Folate and other B vitamins provide excellent protection for this. Dark leafy greens, legumes, seeds, and whole grain breads and cereals. Vitamin B12 is in fish, dairy foods, and eggs, and vitamin B6 is in greens, legumes, seafood, whole grains, and various fruits and vegetables.
The herbs that are good for combating clogged arteries are garlic, ginseng, ginger and ginkgo.
Cutting down on the consumption of meat products will help tremendously in keeping your arteries clean and heart healthy.
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To your Health,
The health information provided in this column is for education purposes only. Mitzi Reed assumes no responsibility in the treatment or cure of any disease or illness and does not claim to be a medical professional, and only speaks from her own experience. The information provided is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her physician.
Mitzi Reed is the founder of World Wide Wellness, llc , and is dedicated to raising the awareness, promoting healthier lifestyles and to empowering people in all aspects of wellness. She is also the founder of SpiritDove, a ministry dedicated to being a messenger of Love, Peace, and Happiness. Mitzi’s passion and purpose is inspiring others to tap into the power and beauty of their soul. Event Coordinator/promoter. Life and Holistic Business Coach, Author and Speaker, Peace and Sacred Activist, Angel Reader, Certified Theta Healer® Practitioner, Reiki Master