Heart attacks and clogged arteries have become a common health issues. Every party discussions are now-a-days are completely health debates – unlimited talks on cholesterol – foods – etc.
Treat clogged arteries naturally!!!
Foods to take to unclog arteries
Treating clogged arteries from roots helps mitigate poor blood circulation, heart attacks and other associated issues. The richness of Indian herbs, foods and spices together can help you prevent from heart failures by maintaining normal Blood Pressure regulation and strengthening Heart.
You must be amazed to see olive oil in the list but olive oil is an Essential Fatty Acid which helps reduce heart issues with its numerous positive effects on cholesterol levels and oxidative stress in the blood stream.
Drizzle a few drops of olive oil on your salads, pasta making and noodles for easy digestion and fatty issues.
Carbohydrates are a must to have in your diet on a daily basis. Whole grain alternatives are a must to include in your diet to get rid of those fatty deposits in your arteries.
Oatmeal can surely bring in great difference to your artery health. Brown rice, parboiled rice, whole wheat pasta, multi-grain rotis, quinoa, barley are few to include in your plate to improve blood-cholesterol levels and healthy heart.
Almost all type of beans are filled with soluble fiber to bind acids and high concentrations of cholesterol off your cells. Kidney beans, oats, barley, brown rice, beans, apples, carrots, chickpea, black beans are few to list.
One of my very favorite herbs that is super pungent (Capsaicin chemical) and heat generating to melt the cholesterol settled down in the artery lanes.
One of the healthiest spices filled with component called Curcumin helps reduce inflammation caused to the artery walls besides helps get rid of fatty deposits stored in the arteries from high Trans-fatty street foods and preserved foods. Turmeric along with curry leaves is best to give amazing flavor to your dishes with bad cholesterol lowering properties.
Cinnamon works great to remove cholesterols filled in your body pockets, cells and artery walls with great ease.
The use Bottle Gourd everyday is one of the most effective vegetables to cleanse and also keep your arteries healthy. A glass of juice every morning on empty stomach is an effective way to flush out the badie (LDL)!!
Broccoli is almost there to treat any health issue. For clogged arteries – Broccoli filled with Vitamin – K and good dose of fibers helps prevent oxidation of LDL cholesterol and normalize blood pressure.
Green leafy vegetables
Clean your arteries – spinach and asparagus leafy vegetables are filled with large amounts of fiber, minerals and vitamins (K, B1, B2, C, E) prevents blood clots and lowers blood pressure. Use of green vegetables & leafy vegetables is important to maintain the normal metabolism.
Filled with large amounts of water is a great source of the amino acids and nitric oxide which help reduces inflammation caused to the arteries and normalizes blood pressure.
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Red pomegranates for your red blood protect the circulatory system from buildup of sediments in the arteries and heart attack causing blood clots. The nitric oxide present in pomegranate does the job by clearing up the arteries off the sediment buildup maintaining blood pressure.
Another great fruit that is full of fiber to not just cleanse acids and fats off your stomach besides helping purify blood and arteries off bad cholesterol.
A great healer in treating clogged arteries – Green Tea is filled with large amounts of medicinal properties helps adequate blood flow to the arteries by improving blood-lipid levels.
It hinders the absorption of cholesterol by the body besides wash out the plague formation on the artery walls.
Flaxseeds are filled with Alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) contributes a lot to maintain a healthy heart and arteries. It helps normalize blood pressure, clear arteries and inflammation.
Ginger root is one of the most commonly used herbs that are very effective in treating collective diseases on a go. Restore your heart and arteries back to normal functioning.
Adding ginger to buttermilk (blend one part yogurt + 3 parts water) along with salt, cilantro (coriander leaves/daniya patti) and cumin powder stimulates digestion.
Food rich in Vitamin – C
Blocked arteries starts up first with the deficiency of Vitamin C which leads to cracks and hardening of arteries wherein the extra LDL and bad Cholesterol settles down in to the cracks leading to clogged arteries. High Citrus fruits such as Triphala and Amla (Gooseberry) if taken empty stomach with warm water prevent clogged cholesterol levels.
Not all fats are bad for you. There are good and bad fats too!!! Let me put it simple for you guys. Oils and proteins present in Fish EPA and DHA protects heart against high bad LDL cholesterol.
Foods to avoid blocked arteries
People often completely abstain from having fats, oils and cholesterol if suffering from overweight, heart issues or clogged arteries. There are also good cholesterol foods our Mother Nature bestowed us to fight bad cholesterol foods (LDL).
Cholesterol and LDL
- LDL (Low Density Lipoprotein) is bad cholesterol (more than 190) – the main villain behind building up blockage in arteries.
- HDL (High Density Lipoprotein) helps fight LDL and cholesterol in the blood. Foods rich in High Density Lipoproteins (HDL) fight bad cholesterols.
Cut down on LDL foods to reduce blood cholesterol, fatty deposits in the blood vessels, atherosclerosis, blood pressure & excess fat deposition all over the body. The indigested cholesterols and LDL can further enhance the complexities of clogging arteries.
It is all about quitting foods that contain LDL fats.
Here are few high LDL content foods to avoid clearing clogged arteries
Meat and Animal organs are high concentrations of bad cholesterol and high saturated fatty acids. Especially liver of animals which uses saturated fats (LDL fats) to form which can badly boost your cholesterol levels. Other forms of saturated fats include cream, butter, cheese and all the forms of meat.
Yoga and exercises to unclog arteries
The very first line of treatment to defend clogged arteries should work from inside and YOGA is a great solution.
Meditation and pranayamam
For nourishing your cell tissues and free arteries from bad fat you need to meditate with specific breathing techniques to help muscles relax and supply enough fresh Oxygen to the blood circulating in the system in a controlled manner. 20 minutes of pranayamam or say breathing techniques every morning in wake hours works.
Various pranayama for blocked arteries
- Bhastrika Pranayama
- Kapalbhati Pranayama
- Bahya pranayama
- Anulom Vilom Pranayama
- Nadi Shodhan
- Bhramari Pranayama
- Udggeth Pranayama
- Pranav Pranayama
Various yoga postures or Asanas to unclog arteries include
- Utthan Padasana
- Sarvangasana (shoulder stand)
- Shirsasana ( the headstand)
- Surya Namaskara – Sun Salutation
- Ujjayi Pranayama