The American diet is rich in bad fats, salt, and sugar. These things can all contribute to severe health problems.
In fact, heart diseases, which are caused mostly by a poor diet, is the leading cause of death for men and women in America. Prevention includes maintaining a healthy weight, exercise, quit smoking, lowering cholesterol, and controlling high blood pressure.
Fortunately, you can actually reverse heart disease by maintaining a healthy weight, diet and exercise regime. But, if you still need a little boost, try this recipe.
Cholesterol and triglyceride lowering remedy
– One clove of raw garlic, grated
– A half freshly squeezed lemon juice
– A half teaspoon of organic ginger, grated
– One tablespoon organic apple cider vinegar
– One tablespoon of organic, raw honey
Place all ingredients in a blender and blend on a low speed until smooth. After that, place the mixture into a jar and refrigerate.
Drink small amounts through the day, before every meal. If you can’t handle the taste, you can mix it in a glass of water before drinking it, or simply, mix it with your favorite smoothie recipe.
What each ingredient does
Raw garlic. It lowers triglycerides, cholesterol, and blood sugar levels, according to animal studies. Also, garlic can prevent and reverse atherosclerosis.
Ginger significantly reduces triglycerides and cholesterol levels in patients suffering from diabetes, nephrotic syndrome, hypothyroidism, and alcoholism.
Apple cider vinegar improves blood sugar control, insulin levels, and high triglycerides and cholesterol levels in patients who have type 2 diabetes.
Honey has a soft effect on protecting blood vessels against cholesterol build-up.
Reducing your cholesterol and triglyceride levels will reduce your risk of heart disease. Also, you can achieve that by cutting back on highly processed foods, incorporating more good fats into your diet, and by daily exercising.