Americans eat diet which is rich in sugar, salt and bad fats. All of these things contribute to grave health problems. Actually, cardiovascular diseases that are primarily caused by an unhealthy diet, are the leading death cause for both men and women in the USA. You can prevent these diseases by exercising, maintaining a healthy diet, controlling your blood pressure, lowering the cholesterol and you need to stop smoking.
Luckily, if you maintain a healthy diet, weight and have regular exercise, you can reverse heart disease. Try the following recipe for a little boost:
Remedy for Lowering the Cholesterol and Triglyceride
- 1 clove of raw, grated garlic
- ½ lemon juice which is freshly squeezed
- ½ teaspoon of grated organic ginger
- 1 tablespoon of organic honey
- 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar
Put all of the ingredients in a blender and blend them on a low speed until they become smooth. Next, put the mixture in a jar and store it in the fridge. Consume small amounts during the day, before every meal. If you do not like the taste mix it with water or put it in your favorite smoothie.
Health Benefits of Each Ingredient
Garlic: Garlic lowers the triglycerides, the blood sugar levels, and cholesterol according to studies conducted on animals. To add it can also reverse and prevent atherosclerosis.
Ginger: It notably lowers the triglycerides and the cholesterol in patients who suffer from alcoholism, hypothyroidism, nephrotic syndrome, and diabetes.
Apple cider vinegar: It improves the insulin levels, blood sugar control, the cholesterol levels and high triglycerides in patient who suffer from type 2 diabetes.
Honey: Honey protects the blood vessels against cholesterol accumulation.
By reducing your triglyceride and cholesterol levels you are reducing the risk of a cardiovascular disease as well. Furthermore, stay away from highly processed foods and include more good fats in your everyday diet. Don’t forget to exercise.