10 Magic Foods That Will Clean Out Your Arteries

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6. Asparagus

This tasty vegetable deserves its’ spot on the Superfood Pantheon. Asparagus can lower blood pressure and is filled with an evenly balanced assortment of essential vitamins, B1 and B2, C, E and yet again, K2. These factors contribute toward cleaner arteries and better overall health. Try sautéing some fresh asparagus with olive oil and garlic. Speaking of those two.

 

7. Olive Oil

Its truly astounding to find so many healthy qualities in one food. Pure, extra-virgin olive oil is loaded with monounsaturated fats and antioxidants. One study found that regular consumption lowered the risk of stroke by over 40% in people over 65. What’s great about olive oil is how versatile it is. You can cook with it, use it as a dip, or add flavor to a salad. NOTE: Be sure to only buy 100% extra virgin olive oil. The cheaper kinds are often blended with lower quality oils like sunflower oil.

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