5 Herbal Foods to Keep Your Heart Healthy

5 Herbal Foods to Keep Your Heart Healthy

One can protect his body against myriad health woes by selecting right food. You can even turn your kitchen into a hub of healthy foods by including a few foods, which are good for health heart. Healthy living and eating can make a huge difference in your health. Inclusion of five following fruits can make your heart healthier.

  1. Piperine Rich Black Pepper
    Substitution of salt with piperine rich(an active component to prevent heart disease) black pepper can affect high cholesterol and reduce hypertension. It may help to regulate the level of body cholesterol. Squeeze half lemon in a glass of water and mix a pinch of black pepper to get the real health benefits of this amazing spice. Even using as a spice or dressing your salad with pepper can taste yum and provide complete health benefits.
  2. Fiber Rich Broad Beans
    Presence of insoluble and soluble fibers in Broad Beans can reduce bad cholesterol and a risk of heart disease. Magnesium and Potassium content of beans regulate blood pressure and reduce the risk of heart disease. Broad beans have extremely low saturated fat and dietary cholesterol, so can be a good replacement of red meat, which are a rich source of protein and prevent any heart disease.
  3. Polyphenol of Grapes
    Formation of LDL or bad cholesterol in the artery walls of the heart and brain can cause Atherosclerosis, which is a type of heart disease or heart stroke. Grapes can suppress the process of Atherosclerosis due to the presence of polyphenols in the healthy fruit. Not only dark grapes, but light colored grapes are equally health beneficial due to its content of phenolic acid.
  4. Chili or Hot Peppers
    Chili can reduce the risk of heart disease in two ways. They can quicken the cut down rate of cholesterol formation, and block the gene, which can lessen the blood flow to the heart and contract the arteries, as a result of which more blood flows through the vessels. Secondly, it can lower the blood pressure and cholesterol level, hence can prevent the blood clotting. So consuming chilis regularly can prevent heart disease up to extent level.
  5. Raw Garlic
    Eating garlic, especially organic raw one, can provide protection against cardiovascular diseases. Garlic can reduce several parameters, which are associated with the risk of heart health like raised LDL cholesterol, increased platelet or high bold pressure. It can reduce the oxidative stress on the people, suffering from any cardiovascular disease.

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