When we feel a strong pain in the heart, the thought of death inevitably comes to mind. In general, we are talking about the elderly, with a lot of chronic diseases. But in the last decade, the deaths of young people from heart disease make no sense. To avoid irreversible effects, it is necessary to carry out disease prevention.

Foods that heal and strengthen blood vessels and the heart

Modern pharmacology does not provide safe drugs, without the side effects. However, there is a wide variety of home remedies to improve the cardiovascular system . The same knowledge of traditional medicine recipes that have been used successfully by our ancestors.

Avocado

Exotic fruit that grows in tropical climates. The taste is reminiscent of nuts and butter. It is a fruit with a high caloric content, ideal to include both in breakfast, lunch or as a dessert.

Components:

  • Vitaminas (B 5, 9, C, K).
  • K, Ca, Mg, Na, S, P, Cl, Fe, I, Co, Mo, F.

It improves the contractile capacity of the myocardium and normalizes the osmotic exchange microelements that reduce the level of atherosclerosis. In addition, iron serves for the prevention of anemia, improving the blood supply to the organs.

It is used raw and in salads.

Pomelo

These citrus fruits grow on a tree, they are round in shape with a red-pink pulp divided into segments. Saturated by a bitter and sweet taste.

Components :

  • High content of mono and disaccharides.
  • Crude fiber.
  • Acid.
  • Vitaminas: B 9 C, P, B1.
  • Elementos: K, Mg, Ca, Na, P, Cu, Fe, I, Co, Mn, Zn.

Glycosides prevent the development of atherosclerotic plaques, they also normalize digestion. Vitamins C, B 1, P, D serve to strengthen the lining of blood vessels. In addition, it increases elasticity, reduces cholesterol levels, lowers blood pressure during menopause and prevents fatigue. For all this, we find it as part of many diets.

Apples

 

It is perhaps the most popular fruit in the world. Its firm flesh, skin color depends on the variety. The taste is sweet and sour, astringent.

Components :

  • Carbohydrates
  • Fiber.
  • Pectin.
  • Organic acids.
  • Vitamins: A, group B, C.
  • Elementos Fe, Al, B, V, I, Co, Mg, Mo, Ni, Rb, F, Cr, Zn.

Fiber cleanses the intestine, acts as a sorbent. Pectin fibers can lower cholesterol and help in regulating the acid-base balance in the body.

Granada

This is the best product for your heart. A large dark red fruit from a tropical tree. The meat surrounds many grains, which are not used in food.

Components :

  • Carbohydrates (sucrose, glucose, fructose).
  • Proteins.
  • Organic acids (boric, tartaric, citric, oxalic, malic acid, succinic).
  • Vitamins B 6, B 12, C.
  • Minerals: Potassium K, Mn, P, Na.

It serves to lower cholesterol and prevents atherosclerosis. By having antioxidants it helps in the prevention of cancer and repairs damage to the cell membrane.

Flax seed oil.

The vegetable oil from flax seeds has a golden-brown color. Its bitter and spicy taste.

Components :

  • Carbohydrates
  • Ascorbic acid.
  • Fatty acids (linoleic, oleic).
  • Vitamins (A, E, K, group B).

Contains Omega-3, fatty acids. Helps reduce cholesterol and prevent thrombogenesis.

Cereals

 

This set includes the crushed grain of various products of plant origin, rice, millet, buckwheat, barley semolina.

Components :

  • Protein compound.
  • Lecithin.
  • Purine bases.
  • Vitamins (from group B).
  • Elementos (K, Mn, P, Na, Ca, Fe).

Fiber cleanses the intestines and helps in lowering cholesterol.

Legumes and beans

They are herbaceous plants, widely used in agriculture, they are foods rich in calories. It is used both fresh and dried.

Components :

  • Proteins.
  • Fiber.
  • Vitaminas (A, B3, B5, B9, C, K)
  • Minerales (K, Ca, Mg, Na, P, Fe, Co, Mn, Se).
  • Beta-carotene.
  • Flavonoids.

Lowers cholesterol, potassium and magnesium strengthens blood vessels,

Pumpkin

They are grown and cultivated all over the world. It is a large and round fruit, the color depends on the variety. In the food you eat the pulp and seeds.

Components :

  • Carbohydrates;
  • Fiber;
  • Vitamins (A, 9, C);
  • Elementos (K, Mg, Na, P, I, Co, Mn, Cu, F, Zn) rastrear;
  • Phyto nutrients (beta-carotene).

It has a restorative effect on the blood vessels and the heart. Helps to stimulate hematopoiesis and reduce pressure.

By Dr. Eric Jackson

Dr. Eric Jackson provides primary Internal Medicine care for men and women and treats patients with bone and mineral diseases, diabetes, heart conditions, and other chronic illnesses.He is a Washington University Bone Health Program physician and is a certified Bone Densitometrist. Dr. Avery is consistently recognized in "The Best Doctors in America" list.

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