Average American meals are packed with tons of salt, unhealthy fats and hidden sugar. Each of these triggers an array of severe ailments, and heart disease is one of the major causes of death in the US, as shown by statistics.
If you maintain healthy weight, exercise, quit smoking, lower cholesterol, and control high blood pressure you can prevent heart disease. Thus, you need to consume healthy food and have an exercise regime. Try this recipe to boost this process – it will lower cholesterol and triglyceride levels.
However, things are not always bright, and our heart just needs a slight boost. Try the following recipe and get prepared for some great changes:
- 1 glove of minced garlic
- 1/2 lemon juice
- 1/2 tablespoons of grated ginger
- 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar
- 1 tablespoon organic honey
All the ingredients should be blend until you get smooth mixture. Place the mixture in a jar and store it in the refrigerator. Small doses of it should be consumed through the day, before the meals. A bit of water can be added if you have problem with swallowing or you just simply add it in your favorite drink.
Dosage: consume small amounts during the day before each meal.
Note: in case you don’t like the taste, then you can mix it in a glass of water before drinking it, or mix it with your favorite smoothie recipe.
What the ingredients do
Garlic decreases triglycerides, cholesterol and blood sugar. It is the best prevention for atherosclerosis.
It lowers triglycerides and cholesterol and it is even more beneficial to those people who are dealing with diabetes, nephritic syndrome, alcoholism and hypothyroidism.
Apple cider vinegar
Improves blood sugar control, insulin levels, and high triglycerides and cholesterol levels in patients who have type 2 diabetes.
Regular consumption of honey prevents the accumulation of cholesterol in blood vessels.
Maintaining healthy triglycerides and cholesterol levels is an essential step in the prevention against heart diseases and plaque buildup in blood vessels. Stay away from processed foods and eat more healthy fats. Regular physical activity will also add to your defensive system.