Senin, 05 Juni 2017

A Healing Cucumber and Garlic Salad That Lowers Cholesterol and Regulates High Blood Pressure

An estimated 70 million Americans over the age of 25 suffer from high blood pressure.Physical inactivity, poor diet and stress are one of the most common factors which increase the risk of  development of high blood pressure.

To regulate this condition it is important to include these pressure-regulating foods in your everyday meals, or simply add the healing cucumber and garlic salad on your menu.



1. Garlic

Raw garlic is great for treating many health problems and diseases such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, coronary heart disease, heart attack, atherosclerosis, etc.…

Garlic is rich in allicin, the compound that can lower blood pressure and help relax blood vessels.

2. Cucumber

Cucumbers are rich in water, potassium, magnesium, and fiber.  Fiber regulates blood pressure, reduces cholesterol and stimulates weight loss. Potassium balances the amount of sodium in the cells, which can lead to atherosclerosis.

Cucumber Garlic Salad Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 1 cucumber
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • ½  tbsp. apple cider vinegar
  • A few tbsp. of water

Preparation:

Wash the cucumber thoroughly and chop it into small pieces. Peel the garlic and crush it with a  knife. Put the chopped cucumber into a large glass bowl and add the minced garlic. Add the vinegar and water. You can serve this salad with mint leaves.

Consume this healing salad more often and improve your cardiovascular health.