Allicin

Eat Garlic to Reduce Blood Pressure

…antioxidants such as germanium and selenium, and multiple vitamins and minerals. These beneficial chemical compounds, including a substance called allicin, give garlic its unmistakable odor as well as its pharmacological edge in reducing blood pressure and preventing cardiovascular disease. Think of this…

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5 Heart-Healthy Foods That Boost Your Immune System, Too

At this time of the year, it's tough to escape catching a cold or flu. One of the best ways to keep your immune system strong is with some of the very same foods that I have recommended for years for heart health. My son Dr. Drew Sinatra, a naturopathic physician, has had a lot of experience using…

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12 Foods To Include in a Heart Healthy Diet Plan

…plan—and not a single one comes with food dyes or preservatives, or comes packaged in a box. Heart Healthy Diet Plan Foods * Onions and garlic contain allicin, which helps lower cholesterol levels. Onions also contain quercetin, which is a powerful bioflavonoid that prevents the "bad" LDL cholesterol from…

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