Garlic: A natural pill for a healthy heart

Being one of the most important organs in the body the heart is one of those organs that works non-stop. It circulates oxygen in the body and takes away the toxins produced, without which all other organs would shut down leading to death. So wouldn’t you like to take care of this organ? Well, there are some natural remedies that can help protect the heart, and one of them is garlic.

Garlic is known to protect the heart against cardiovascular problems like heart attacks and atherosclerosis. It protects and restores the elasticity of the arteries, saves the heart from damage due to the effects of free oxygen radicals, prevents the formation of blockages in the arteries due to its high sulphur content and reduces the chances of blood clots within the arteries.

Here is how you can reap its benefits

The best way is to crush two pods of medium sized garlic pods, and have it with warm water, first thing in the morning. Remember that you must be on an empty stomach. If you don’t want to try eating raw garlic, add it to your food. You can have it either as tadka or as a part of the meal itself.

In the end, garlic can be your heart’s best friend, along with regular exercise and a healthy diet  just remember to include garlic in your diet on a daily basis and watch your heart beat at its best!

Know your heart, love your heart

More and more Indians are falling prey to heart disease. There are various reasons for this including a sedentary lifestyle, genetic predisposition, pollution, smoking, drinking, a fatty diet and a general ignorance about what causes heart ailments. However, we at intend to fight that by covering every aspect of cardiovascular health including diet, expert advice, exercise, natural remedies, diagnosis and treatment, specific heart advice for women and more this month.

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