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Healthy Choice to Lower the Risk of Heart Disease

Written By Admin on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 | 3:27:00 AM

Heart disease is a condition that develops when a substance called plaque builds up in the walls of the arteries.
This buildup narrows the arteries, making it harder for blood to flow through. If a blood clot forms, it can stop the blood flow. This can cause a heart attack or stroke.Heart disease is regarded as number one killer in the United States.

Healthy Choice to Lower the Risk of Heart Disease

Keeping cholesterol within the limits is without doubt the best natural protection you can offer to your body.
Having the whole family enjoying healthy and heart-friendly diet can prevent cholesterol occurring in children and teenagers and sets them up with exceptional healthy habits for life.
People who eat more vegetables and fruits as part of an overall healthy diet are likely to have a reduced risk of some chronic diseases. Vegetables provide nutrients vital for health and maintenance of your body.
Most vegetables and fruits are naturally low in fat and calories. None have cholesterol.
Mango is not only delicious for consumption but it has many health benefits to offer as well. There is evidence suggesting cholesterol fighting properties of mango.
Eating green vegetables like kale can quickly bring down blood cholesterol level. Introduction of leafy greens to your diet significantly protects your from bad cholesterol and reduces the risk of developing heart diseases.
A study published in the “Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences” states that lemon juice is helpful for lowering total cholesterol, triglycerides and low-density lipoprotein-HDL, ” bad cholesterol”, due to the antioxidant effect of vitamin C and flavonoids present in lemon juice.
Healthy Drink to Lower Bad Cholesterol
Ingredients:
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 cup chopped mango
  • a handful of kale
  • 1 lime
Preparation:
Squeeze the lemon and the lime and mix them with the remaining ingredients. Blend for a while and when the drink is ready pour in glass. Drink this beverage during the day according to your needs but no more than 1 glass a day.
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