Vegetables for High Blood Cholesterol Levels


Many people are suffering from high blood cholesterol levels, and one important factor for treatment is via the healthy diet. Many vegetables are capable of lowering the blood lipids levels and you should intentionally add these vegetables into your daily diet.


Garlic
Experiments show that eating butter and garlic together can effectively lower the serum cholesterol levels in the body. Researchers from the United States said that the cholesterol levels of high lipids patients will drop quickly after an intake of 3g of garlic per day in their meal. It is also reported that garlic is able to dissolve blood stasis in the body, so that they can be used for the treatment of related diseases like coronary thrombosis etc.

Carrot
It is well known that carrots are rich in vitamin a, and there are 362 mg of carotene contained in one hundred grams of carrot. It also contains adequate amino acids, enzymes, calcium, phosphorus, iron, fluorine, manganese, cobalt and abundant dietary fiber which can effectively prevent coronary heart diseases. Carrots also contain quercetin and Kaempferol. It has been proved by clinical experiment that carrots can increase the coronary blood flow, reduce blood fat and promote the synthesis of epinephrine.

Asparagus
Scientific studies show that asparagus can be effectively prevent the occurrence of high cholesterol, high blood pressure, arteriosclerosis and cancer.

Onion
In recent years scientists found that onions can play a crucial role in the prevention of Hyperlipidemia and coronary heart diseases. It also contains soluble dietary fiber which can stimulate the blood protein activities. The onion is also the only vegetable which contains prostaglandin in all known plants. Moreover, onions contain ingredients which can help the human body expand the blood vessels and reduce the coronary and peripheral vascular resistance. Based on medical experiments, for patients with coronary artery disease, a daily intake of 50 to 75 grams of onions has a greater effect than the usual clinical blood lipid lowering drugs.

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