• 17/04/2024 07:53

High cholesterol: a fruit that can reduce it by 20% has been named

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With high cholesterol — provocateur of atherosclerosis, strokes and heart attacks — you can successfully fight by choosing the right food.

This information was reported by Dailynews, reports URA-Inform.

One simple way to reduce it is to eat grapefruit, said representatives of the British Heart Foundation (BHF).

«High cholesterol can be reversible if you adopt the right diet. Fruits, which have numerous health benefits, can help reduce its concentration in the blood. grapefruits», — experts said.

In the course of the study, it was found that eating grapefruits can be a simple way to reduce the level of «bad» LDL (low-density lipoprotein) cholesterol, which destroys vascular tissue and contributes to the development of dangerous vascular pathologies.

«Consuming just one red grapefruit per day for months can help lower LDL cholesterol levels by as much as 20 percent», — doctors state.

Scientists explain the cardioprotective effect of citrus by the presence of compounds of limonoids and lycopene, which have anti-inflammatory properties. In addition, it contains pectin, a type of fiber (soluble), which also helps reduce LDL.

Recall that it was previously reported that eat this fruit daily: you can prevent many diseases, lose weight and rejuvenate.

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