Foods that reduce cholesterol

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Alimentos que reducen el colesterol

Cholesterol is necessary for a healthy person, no one can live without cholesterol.

The problem appears when this exceeds the limits of the amount needed in the body. The accumulation of "bad" cholesterol (LDL) in the blood vessels are the main cause to suffer clots and clot with which entail serious consequences. While cholesterol 'good' protects us precisely from these same diseases.

But also for genetic reasons, the rise of cholesterol is very directly related to lifestyle and food habits.

Food can be the best medicine

There are foods such as the listings below, that make cholesterol-lowering themselves:

  • Apple. Considered one of the most healthy, being especially rich in vitamin B. Contain pectin prevents the intestinal absorption of LDL cholesterol and also helps to decrease the level of sugar in the blood. Take two apples a day can reduce up to a 15% "bad" cholesterol in a few weeks. Eat it whole, if you blend it you will lose pectin and if you peel it will lose his greatest contribution of vitamins and enzymes.
  • Soy. In addition to reducing cholesterol, it has an effect on the female hormonal system helping during menopause or PMS. It is usually taken in varied forms such as tofu, soy milk, yogurt, flour, lecithin or miso.
  • Garlic and onion. Both stimulate the pancreas and the liver so that they facilitate the digestion of fats, and it lowers cholesterol. Garlic, extra medicine to food, avoid forming platelets in the blood. Both can be consumed raw, as they hold better properties, but for sensitive stomachs can add them to soups and soups.
  • Olive oil. The richest in oleic acid, a monounsaturated fat, which has a remarkable effect on cholesterol. But it has to be retrieved by first pressing and Virgin.
  • Aubergines. Besides being a rich source of potassium, it regulates the levels of harmful cholesterol in the blood. It is recommended for those with high cholesterol, take them stewed, sautéed or steamed.
  • Artichoke. It contains cynarin, a substance that works by blocking the synthesis of cholesterol and stimulates the production of bile that makes that fats dissolve and cholesterol until it can be installed in the body.
  • Green beans. Rich in soluble fiber, which reduces cholesterol levels. This fiber drags the "bad" cholesterol and removes it from the body. It is also very rich in vitamins.
  • Green tea. With less caffeine than other teas, as well as a comprobadoefecto of cholesterol reduction, is an antioxidant.
  • Flax seeds. Its main contribution is its high content of fiber, which helps the bowel, and its contents in lignano from flax, that brings HDL cholesterol. It is also an important source of omega-3 that counteracts the harmful cholesterol.
  •  Nuts. Rich in omega 3 and omega 6, reduce "bad" cholesterol and provide the "good" cholesterol.

Knowing the circulatory system

The circulatory system is one of the most extensive of our organism, because it runs from the tip of the toes to the head, being crossed internally by a reddish liquid, commonly known as blood.

To finish this race, the system needs a force that will drive the blood throughout the body, which is achieved through an organ located in the center of the chest: the heart.

This system complies with one of the functions of the most essential to our lives, because it is responsible for transporting all the nutrients and oxygen to the cells of our body, so that these can function as they should.

So you better understand this, in the following video is a tour of the inside of the human body, especially of the circulatory system. Do not miss it!

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