Arteries are the blood vessels that transport oxygenated blood from the heary to the rest of the body. The body organs and tissues rely on oxygen to function properly, which means that arteries and all blood vessels play a vital role in our lives.
However, our diet and lifestyle choices can cause arteries to become clogged which increases the risk of heart attack, stroke and heart failure. Meanwhile, recent medical research have found that there are certain spices that, when consumed regulary, cab help prevent arteries blockage and therefore reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases.
Check out five spices you should eat regulary as they may reduce the risk of developing heart attack or stroke.
Turmeric is the bright yellow spices commonly found in indian cuisine. Studies have shown that it contains antioxidants that work to prevent fatty deposits from developing in the arteries. It also contain anti-inflammatory properties that prevents arteriosclerosis.
Heart disease is one of the leading causes of death in the world. Hypertension, is one of the primary risk factors that causes these types of cardiovascular impairments. Research studies found that components found in garlic cloves can lower blood pressure when consumed daily for up to six months. Garlic has also the ability to lower blood cholestrol levels which reduces the risk factors of stroke.
Cinnamon is native to Africa, Asia, Carribean and South America. It is known for its medicinal properties. It contains antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties that are responsible for improving cholesterol and blood pressure levels.
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