Garlic

What are ACE Inhibitor Drugs?

…(500 mg two to three times per day) increases blood flow in smaller vessels, acting much like ACE inhibitor drugs, as it decreases blood pressure. * Garlic (500–1,000 mg daily) * Calcium (1,000 mg daily), magnesium (400 mg daily) * CoQ10 (100–300 mg daily in divided doses) * Fish oil (2–4 grams per…

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Menopause and High Blood Pressure

…fish like wild salmon. * Eat garlic. An Australian review of 11 studies show that it can help patients experiencing menopause and high blood pressure. In the studies, hypertensive patients were randomly given a garlic supplement or placebo. The results found that garlic can reduce blood pressure as effectively…

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How To Avoid Age Spots and Sun Damage to Skin

…against sun damage to skin. Foods associated with the least amount of sun damage to skin are apples, asparagus, celery, cherries, eggplant, eggs, fish, garlic, grapes, melon, lima beans, legumes, olives onions, pears, prunes and spinach. What Not To Eat To Avoid Sun Damage to Skin In contrast, a high intake…

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Eat Garlic to Reduce Blood Pressure

…when compared to matched controls. Garlic reduces blood pressure, and also reduces fibrinogen (a blood clotting component), preventing the formation of blood clots. Clumped platelets can render you vulnerable to heart attack and cerebrovascular strokes, and garlic's ability to reduce blood pressure helps…

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Heart Healthy Eating: Cooking Brussels Sprouts

…clove of garlic, chopped * 3-4 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil * Celtic sea salt and ground black pepper to taste * Organic butter * Cilantro or parsley to garnish 1. Wash Brussels sprouts, remove outer leaves and stems, and cut in half from top to bottom. 2. Sauté a clove of chopped garlic in 3-4 Tbsp…

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Chicken Soup for the Lungs—A Natural Cold & Flu Treatment

…three decades ago, he discovered that ancient healers used natural substances such as garlic and hot peppers, as well as chicken soup to address the problem. In fact, he routinely prescribed chicken soup with garlic and hot peppers as a complement to modern drug treatments. Treating the bronchospasms…

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Thanksgiving Leftovers Made Over

…option for those with high blood pressure levels, while the oatmeal is a critical part of any cholesterol-lowering diet. In the soup recipe, the garlic is a great natural blood thinner and has been shown to help prevent blood clots when used in high doses. Mushrooms, on the other hand, have been proven…

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Season Your Way to Better Heart Health

…seasonings, most of which you'll probably find in your kitchen cabinet right now. 10 Seasonings that Boost Your Heart Health 1. Garlic — This is number one on my hit parade. Garlic's benefits are numerous. It's antibacterial, antifungal, and antiviral. It lowers homocysteine, cholesterol, and blood pressure…

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8 Health-Boosting Secrets From My Life

…, both of which are excellent natural means to prevent inflammation, allergies, and histamine release. I also take garlic (500—1,000 mg as a supplement, or one clove of fresh garlic), and drink ginger tea. 6. Drink red wine (1–2 glasses once or twice a week), green tea (1-3 cups a day), and water…

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A Spring Favorite in My House: Grilled Mediterranean Halibut

…steaks Juice of 1 lemon 2 Tbsp. olive oil 3 cloves garlic, crushed ½ tsp. grated lemon peel 3 Tbsp. fresh basil, chopped and divided 2 tsp. capers, drained Fresh ground pepper to taste Preheat broiler. In a small bowl, whisk lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, and lemon peel. Stir in capers and 2 tablespoons…

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Budget Tips for Healthy Living

…your kitchen, contains curcumin, a potent anti-inflammatory. Also use garlic and onions. They can lower blood pressure, thin the blood, and protect your cholesterol from oxidation. A bottle of turmeric can last for months. Garlic and onions can be very affordable. Healthy Living Budget Tip #3: Drink…

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Reducing High Blood Pressure Naturally With Asparagus

…washed asparagus spears at about 400 degrees for 2-5 minutes, then seasons it on the plate before serving with a drizzle of olive oil, chopped garlic or garlic salt, and a few squeezes of fresh lemon juice. You can even travel with the ingredients on ice in your cooler, and make this side dish fresh on…

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Could Popcorn Replace Fruits and Vegetables?

…flavor. * Instead of dousing your popcorn with salt, get creative with your seasonings. My wife Jan and I season our popcorn with herbs, cinnamon, garlic powder, and even nutritional yeast. Now it’s your turn: What’s your favorite way to eat popcorn? You May Also Be Interested In: * 11 Quick & Healthy…

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7 Ways To Survive Cold and Flu Season Naturally

…heart health. * Drink healing tea: If you feel run down and susceptible to getting sick, create an antimicrobial tea by crushing 3–4 cloves of garlic, grating a piece of thumb-sized ginger and squeezing the juice from half a lemon into 6–8 cups boiling water. Simmer for 5–10 minutes. Add 1 tsp…

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