Foods to improve cardiovascular health

Dietary suggestions to improve cardiovascular health:

Dark leafy greens such as kale, broccoli sprouts, spinach and collards help detox the bloodstream. Garlic: Powerful anti-fungal, anti-parasitic, anti-bacterial food. Green tea and dandelion tea Walnuts: help regulate blood sugar and are a good source of Omega 3 fatty acids Maitake mushrooms: increase immune function as well as increase excretion of cholesterol in stool. Increase anti-oxidants: Raw cacao, acai berry, blueberries, prunes, pomegranates, kale brussel sprouts, beets and red bell peppers. Increase nutrients that support healthy fat metabolism such as: coconut oil, leeks, green onions, radish. The sulfur compounds in onions help to maintain platelet aggregation, blood pressure and total cholesterol. Add in more fiber: Beans, peas and legumes are important complex carbohydrates that stabilize blood sugar. Decrease saturated fats: Animal fat as well as hydrogenated fats and oils. Increase unsaturated fats: Olive oil, hemp oil, high-lignin flax oil, salmon and sardines. Ginger: Helps balance blood viscosity Tumeric: Contains curcumin, which reduces inflammation. Vibrant Turmeric and Ginger Tea

1 tsp. of turmeric and 1 tsp. of ginger powder. Add boiling water and let steep 8 to 10 minutes. Add honey to taste and a slice of lemon. The honey and lemon will make the tea a bit more palatable.