15 Super Foods And Other Ways To Improve Circulation (#8 Is Simply Amazing!)

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10. Coconut Oil

The healthy fats and medium chain triglycerides can help to prevent inflammation in the blood vessels, which will improve blood flow throughout the body. Use coconut oil as a massage oil and consume two to three tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil for best results.


11.  Citrus Fruits

Oranges and other fruits high in vitamin C, such as grapefruit, lemons, and red bell pepper, are a great way to improve blood circulation. Vitamin C is a natural blood thinner that strengthens the capillary walls. Vitamin C also prevents plaque from building up in the arteries. By preventing plaque from forming and thinning the blood, you can eat your way to better circulation by enjoying fruits and vegetables high in vitamin C. Of course, you could take a supplement, but it is best to get your vitamin C from natural sources.


12. Green Tea

Green tea differs from other types of tea in that it is rich in powerful antioxidants which improve the circulation by relaxing the arteries. Green tea increases the nitric oxide levels in the blood, which widen the blood vessels, increasing the flow of blood. Drink two or three cups of freshly brewed green tea each day for best results.

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