Studies have shown that curcumin serves as a powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory. Because inflammation has such a strong correlation with so many other conditions, especially heart-related, the anti-inflammatory properties of curcumin make it a great addition to any heart-healthy diet.
Tea leaves are packed with a certain polyphenol that has significant medicinal and antioxidant properties. They have been shown to protect against heart disease, cancer, cell damage from oxidative stress as well as promote brain health.
Watermelon is rich in an amino acid called citrulline that may help move blood through your body and can lower your blood pressure. Studies show that it may lower your risk of heart attacks.
Olive oil contains high levels of polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats which are essential in lowering high blood pressure levels and removing cholesterol in your body. They also aid in the cleansing of the arteries.
Beans are a high source of folate, antioxidants, and magnesium which can help lower blood pressure. Their fibre helps control both cholesterol and blood sugar levels.
Just as the saying goes, an apple a day keeps the doctor away; apples are another vital fruit that aids in cleansing your arteries. Apples contain high fibre levels which reduce the rate of arteries clogging.
Cinnamon is another powerful antioxidant that keeps you protected from heart diseases. You can take cinnamon alongside with tea or water. Generally, cinnamon mitigates blockage of arteries.
Asparagus have are rich in fibre, which lowers the risk of heart disease, and the amino acid asparagine also helps flush your body of excess salt. If that was not enough, asparagus has excellent anti-inflammatory effects and high levels of antioxidants, both of which may help reduce the risk of heart disease.