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Ten foods that unclog arteries
« Reply #1 on: August 08, 2016, 01:11:01 PM »
10 foods that unclog arteries :
    Oats

Soluble oat fiber is the main ingredient that doesn’t allow the increase of cholesterol. These fibers will help you regulate and eject the bad cholesterol.

Recommended dosage is 2 cups of cooked oats on daily basis.

    Cranberry Juice

Cranberry juice stimulates cells absorption of fast and boosts energy. The juice also protects from fat accumulation in the blood vessels. For optimal results, drink 3 cups of cranberry on weekly basis.

    Pomegranate

Pomegranate represents a powerful antioxidant that can help you fight off hardening of the arteries. This is because it can reduce damage done to the blood vessels and prevent the progression of the disease.

    Spinach

Spinach is rich a rich source of potassium and folic acid. Spinach can help in the prevention of hypertension. It frees the arteries by preventing the formation of bad cholesterol, thus leading to prevention from heart attacks. Lutein is another important component of spinach which acts as a good protector against macular degeneration associated with aging.

    Grapes

Flavonoids, resveratrol and quercetin are pretty much the most important and useful ingredients in grapes. They are exceptionally good in preventing the oxidation of cholesterol that leads to the formation of plaque on artery walls. Grapes help reduce the risk of developing blood clots, a condition that can lead to heart disease.

    Fish

We all know that fish is one of the best sources of omega-3 oils, oils that can prevent accumulation of fatty deposits in the arteries. Or more specifically, they prevent oxidation of cholesterol, which is a formation of clots. This was confirmed by a study performed at the University of Southampton.

    Kiwi and melon
Due to the high content of antioxidants and their power to reduce the levels of bad cholesterol, one cup a day will suffice.

    Garlic
Garlic has been used in traditional medicine forever. The various health benefits make this vegetable unique. Garlic is exceptionally good for prevention and treatment of cardiovascular diseases. It can help with high blood pressure, prevention and treatment of heart diseases, prevention of coronary artery calcification.

    Olive oil
Olive oil is in this category because it contains monounsaturated fats, which are very effective in eliminating bad cholesterol.

    Tomatoes
Tomatoes contain lycopene, a compound that can help prevent the hardening of the arteries. Studies are showing that this compound is exceptionally good in preventing of the hardening of the arteries. The research also showed that women, who had higher levels of lycopene in their blood, had fewer problems with the arteries.