Lack of exercises, irregular sleep, and poor diet have a negative effect on your cardiovascular health. In fact, cholesterol is considered as one of the most silent and deadly threats.
Surprisingly, a simple change in your nutrition can easily decrease your blood pressure and blood lipid levels.
Most notably, eating more celery and grapefruit will reduce arterial deposits build-up, and help you lower your blood pressure and blood lipid levels dramatically.
Here are some benefits of celery and grapefruit:
- Helps reduce fever
- Promotes good sleep
- Reduce and control cholesterol levels
- Reduces blood acidity
- Reduce sugar and starch in the body, and thus helps with weight loss
- Controls blood sugar levels
Here is the juice for lowering cholesterol, weight loss, and better sleep:
- 1 grapefruit
- 1/4 lemon
- 1/2 inch ginger
- 2 stalks of celery
Place all the ingredients in a juicer or blender and blend them well. Before consuming, you can strain the juice.
Warning: If you’re on any medication do not consume grapefruit or its juice, because it may interfere with the metabolism of the drugs.
How it works:
- Benefits of celery
Celery contains a compound called 3-n-butyl phthalide, which lowers the blood pressure. Celery is also a powerful diuretic and helps to detox your body by expelling toxic build up in your blood and eliminate it through your urine.
Moreover, celery has the ability to lower inflammation, treat obesity, decrease the risk of stomach ulcer, treat certain cancer types, fight insomnia and prevent diabetes.
- Benefits of grapefruit
Grapefruit contains a flavonoid called naringenin, it can treat diabetes, regulate the cholesterol levels and also prevent many different health conditions.
Additionally, this fruit has a positive impact on kidney function, insulin response, cholesterol metabolism, and blood sugar levels. In fact, the red grapefruit has the best improvement and is the only one to improve the triglycerides levels.