Discovered in the middle-aged men who drank a pint of juice every day for a month (about two glasses) showed a significant decrease in blood pressure readings.
The results were published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition and confirm the presence of a natural chemical plant called hesperidin, responsible for this effect on blood pressure, also found in plant foods such as tea, fruits, soy and cocoa.
Although previous studies have suggested that orange juice can be good for the heart, scientists have not yet defined exactly what gives it its protective powers.
High blood pressure puts more pressure on our arteries when the heart beats, affecting one in five people and is one of the major risk factors contributing to cardiac arrest.
The World Health Organization estimates that 50 percent of all heart attacks and strokes are caused by high blood pressure.
Home remedies against high blood pressure can be a good solution for people who suffer from hypertension. While his intention is to accompany a comprehensive treatment in the long run can contribute significantly to controlling the problem.
Some plants for hypertension might find in a good way to combat this problem. Within this group can find you with some such as horsetail, which helps prevent fluid retention, also the olive tree or camphor.
Garlic is one of the best allies with whom you can count on to fight high blood pressure. Is that this plant is perfect as a blood purifier, eliminator of toxins and generally very good to prevent problems of this kind. In fact, the Federal Health Agency of Germany, indicates that it is healthy to consume four grams per day of raw garlic (the equivalent of a tooth and half of the plant every day). Read the rest of this entry »