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Low Cholesterol Recipes To Keep You Healthy

Here are the recipes for three vegetables juices that can help to prevent the oxidation of cholesterol in your blood stream as well as lower cholesterol levels. Vegetable juices are a concentrated source of vitamins, minerals, enzymes and phyto chemical. They are also powerful antioxidants and in this way helps to keep the inner lining of your blood vessels healthy, and prevent the oxidation of cholesterol in you body. It is best to drink the juices regularly and to consume them immediately after you have made them.

Elevated LDL cholesterol is a risk factor for heart disease. If your cholesterol becomes oxidized due to a lack of antioxidants in your diet, or through the consumption of friend, processed food, it become even more harmful.

The first recipe is a blended vegetable juice consisting of half a cup of blueberries, half cup of black grapes, a slice of onion, a couple of stalks of celery and diluted with half a glass of green tea.

Blueberries can directly help to lower cholesterol. Grapes and onion contain powerful antioxidant helps to prevent the cholesterol from being oxidized. Celery helps to keep blood pressure normal while green tea is a powerful antioxidant that prevents the oxidation of cholesterol, reduce inflammation in the arteries and has a direct cholesterol reducing effect.

Some cholesterol is excreted from the body through bowel movement. A high intake of fiber binds to cholesterol in the intestine and takes it out of the body.

The second blended vegetable juice recipe is a high fiber blend consisting of a couple of handfuls of chicory, one green apple with skin, one pear with skin, one orange with pith and two radishes.

Bile is the body's natural laxative. Chicory helps to stimulate bile flow. Apples and pears - with their skin - are high in fiber while radishes stimulates the liver and gallbladder and helps to keep bowel movement regular.

The third recipe which consist of a handful of chicory and collard, one carrot , a couple of stalks of celery, half a beetroot and half a broccoli floweret helps to strengthen the liver.

Approximately 80% of the cholesterol in your body is manufactured in your liver. A healthy liver reduces the risk of heart attack. Typically people with fatty liver have elevated levels of LDL or bad cholesterol and triglycerides.

Chicory and collard are bitter vegetables that simulate the flow of bile. They have a flushing effect on the liver and gallbladder. Carrots and Celery have a cleansing effect on the liver while beetroot is a strong liver detoxifier. Broccoli is high in organic sulphur compounds, needed for the enzymes involved in liver detoxification.

Try out the above blended vegetable low cholesterol recipes today.

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