Most doctors prescribe cholesterol-lowering drugs such as statins drugs and others, but these medications often end up complicating and worsening the condition far beyond what it already is. That is why, we have constructed a list of 10 natural foods which will help unclog your arteries and reverse atherosclerosis:
Turmeric is one of the most popular spices and thanks to its active ingredient known as curcumin, it can efficiently reduce LDL cholesterol and the buildup of plague in the arteries.
Garlic is without a doubt one of the best foods on the planet, and research has shown that it can unclog the arteries and in the meantime prevent heart disease, slow down atherosclerosis and lower blood pressure.
Ginger is loaded with heart-protective compounds such as shogaols and gignerols which prevent the build-up of plague.
- Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper contains capsaicin, a compound known for its ability to reduce LDL cholesterol and lower the risk of stroke and heart attack, while improving circulation.
Adding lemon juice in a cup of water and drinking it the first thing in the morning will provide an incredible boost to your immune system, energy levels, and help keep your arteries unclogged.
Cinnamon reduces the risk factors associated with heart disease and atherosclerosis according to a study conducted in 2003.
- Ground flaxseed
Flaxseed is also important for your health as it is loaded with fiber and it helps maintain unclogged arteries.
- Fermented cabbage
Kimchi is a famous Korean recipe for a probiotic which includes fermented cabbage and hot peppers that research has shown slows down the atherosclerotic process.
- Sesame seed
Sesame seeds unclog every blocked artery and help prevent the growth and progression of atherosclerosis.
- Pomegranate juice
Pomegranate juice contains high antioxidant content which is thought to decrease the formation of plague, unclog arteries and fight atherosclerosis.