One of the biggest silent murders in the US is actually the unhealthy food eaten by American. It is loaded with huge amounts of salt, hidden sugar, labeled with its chemical name and hiding the real ingredient, and lots of unhealthy fats. To improve your health the advice is standard as always. More physical activity keeps the body in great shape and is making you healthier, paying attention to your weight and keeping it in normal level is crucial, avoid consuming alcohol since it is loaded with hidden sugar even though is plant based, cigarettes of course should be out of the picture and regularly check your blood pressure and your cholesterol levels. Food packed with fats, salts and sugar alone or combined cause major health issues especially to the heart, causing heart diseases that lead to extremely high number of deaths. All of the statistics in US are showing that these are the main reasons for death in health related problems.
But no matter how much we try to avoid these problematic for us foods and ingredients, we sure need to help and boost our body and heart to work properly and feed it right. Bellow you will find an easy recipe to make, tasty to consume and healthy for you to take it regularly and feeling guilty, just the opposite.
Here are the necessary ingredients:
- Minced 1 clove of garlic
- Juice of a half lemon
- Half teaspoon of grated ginger
- One tablespoon of apple cider vinegar
- One tablespoon of organic honey
And this is how you prepare the drink/smoothie:
Place all of the ingredients in a blender and blend until you have a smooth liquid. Store it in the refrigerator in jar (you can use Mason jar) or in any air tight container. It is recommended to take small amounts of this remedy. You can taki it raw just by it self or if the taste is too strong for you, you can add the same amount of it when you are preparing your smoothie.
The reason why the recipe call for those ingredients is because they have amazing and strong health benefits.
Honey – There is no better natural and healthy sweetener regardless of you use it in cookies, salads or just eating it by it self. Regular consumption lowers the cholesterol.
Ginger – Up to recent years we were referring to ginger usually around the holidays and Christmas time. Since its health benefits came up to the surface and people are learning more and more about the magical powers this root does, it has become regular ingredient in the healthy food and drink preparation. It is so strong that lowers the levels of cholesterol and triglycerides. Special benefit will have those people suffering from alcoholism, diabetes, hypothyroidism and nephritic syndrome.
Garlic – There are two types of people, those who love the taste of garlic and those can’t stand it. Regardless how ones feel about it, the health benefits it has are one of the strongest among all natural remedies. It decreases blood sugar, cholesterol and triglycerides. In case you have genetically inherited atherosclerosis and you would like to prevent it, garlic is the answer to that problem.
Apple cider vinegar – As much as it tastes good in salads and many dishes, organic apple cider vinegar also helps with production of insulin and the blood sugar is normalized as well. While fighting with these problems it also helps to decrease the cholesterol and the triglycerides. Diabetics should try consuming organic apple cider vinegar in order to fight and control the diabetes especially those who have diabetes type.
Just by consuming this remedy, the result won’t be as good as combining it with some healthy lifestyle and healthy food. Having physical activity on a daily basis, even if it is just walking I will increase the chances of destroying the illnesses you have. Processed food may be tasty but they are not healthy at all, so try to avoid them as often as you can and lean on natural organic products and products that contain natural healthy fat, not the processed one. By having healthy levels of cholesterol and triglycerides, you increase the chances of never getting any health problems and you defensive and immune system will become stronger as well.