High levels of cholesterol affect the body and can cause various complications such as arteries blockage. It’s a condition that requires regular and constant control to prevent cardiovascular disease. If you want to reduce triglycerides and cholesterol, don’t hesitate to consume the following beverages that lower cholesterol levels.
1. Apple juice
Numerous studies have shown that apples are very effective in reducing cholesterol levels, either consumed raw or as a juice. These fruits are very beneficial to health and help increase good cholesterol levels (HDL) and lower bad cholesterol levels (LDL). Daily consumption of apple juice is a natural method of cleaning the blood because it contains pectin, a soluble fiber that helps eliminate toxins.
2. Lemon juice and ginger
Both juices contain antioxidants that lower cholesterol and prevent arteries blockage. Lemon helps reduce blood pressure and burn calories and fat. Ginger prevents blood cells formation that block circulation and increases body temperature in order to burn fat. This juice is prepared from 100 grams of ginger root, lemon and a little water.
3. Kiwi, strawberries and orange juice
This juice is rich in vitamin C, which is very effective in preventing cholesterol levels increase. These 3 fruits are very healthy and delicious. Strawberries give a special flavor and sweet taste and they have the power to cleanse the blood.
4. Pomegranate juice
This red fruit is known for its high content of antioxidants that protect the heart. It also contains tannic acid, flavonoids and fiber, all of these being the main enemies of hypercholesterolemia. The pomegranate fruit prevents water retention and combats hypertension.
5. Grape and pineapple juice
This juice is great for removing toxins and reduces bad cholesterol. Pineapple is one of the best fruits for this purpose, which is why we recommend you to add it in a diet designed to lower cholesterol. If you add grapes properties, you’ll be able to prevent cardiomyopathy, to improve your blood circulation and you’ll enjoy a true elixir that, consumed daily, will lower cholesterol.
6. Celery, apple and cucumber juice
To prepare this juice you’ll need three apples, two celery sticks and three quarters of a large cucumber. Wash the apples, peel them and remove the seeds. Cut the cucumber in slices. Mix all ingredients in the blender and pour the content into a glass. Drink this smoothie every morning on an empty stomach for a week.
7. Pineapple, parsley, celery and cucumber juice
The ingredients are: 1 sprig of parsley, 1 celery, 1 cucumber and 2 pineapple slices. Wash them, cut them and mix them in the blender. Drink it in the morning.
8. Celery, carrots, parsley and spinach juice
You need a celery, a carrot, a handful of spinach and a sprig of parsley. Wash, cut and peel all the ingredients. Mix them in a blender and drink a glass every morning before breakfast.
9. Banana, papaya and orange juice
You need two papaya, an orange and two bananas. Peel the bananas and cut them into slices. Squeeze the juice from an orange and cut the papaya into slices. Mix them all in a blender and drink the juice in the morning.
10. Cabbage and garlic juice
For this juice you need two garlic cloves and half a medium-sized cabbage. Crush the garlic, wash and cut the cabbage. Put both ingredients in a blender and add a glass of water. Drink the mixture in the morning, but not for more than a week, because it weakens the thyroid gland.
11. Lemon, cucumber, garlic, aloe and grapefruit juice
You need half a cucumber, two garlic cloves, one lemon, one tablespoon of aloe and a glass of grapefruit juice. Wash all the ingredients, squeeze the juice from the fruits and cut the cucumber into slices. Crush the garlic. Mix them all in a blender and drink a glass per day, three times a week.
12. Apple, milk, pistachio and sugar juice
You need two apples, a cup of milk, two tablespoons of pistachio ice cream and a little sugar. You can add some ice cubes. Put the apples (peeled and no seeds) in a blender, add the other ingredients and mix well.
13. Orange, apple, lemon and beetroot juice
This delicious juice contains an apple, half a lemon, two oranges and a beetroot. Wash, peel and cut all ingredients, put them in the blender and drink the juice. Although lemon and apple “do about the whole thing”, the other ingredients are effective in reducing cholesterol levels too.
14. Apple, broccoli, tomatoes, carrots and cranberries juice
For this recipe you need an apple (peeled and no seeds) cut into four pieces, a sliced broccoli, a sliced carrot, half a tomato and a cup of cranberries (whole or cut in half). Add all ingredients in the blender and mix well. Drink this juice in the morning.
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