Eating These 10 Foods Will Clear Your Arteries And Save You From Heart Diseases

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The heart is a vital organ of the human body, it functions in circulating blood and oxygen to different parts of the body and removing carbon dioxide. Unhealthy hearts are one of the leading causes of death in Nigeria today. Gone are days when heart problems was a topic only for the elderly, now it cut across all age groups within the nation. Heart disease are now on the increase among young people, Nigerians in their early to mid-thirties and late twenties now suffer heart-related conditions more often than ever.

What makes heart disease so deadly is the progressive buildup of plaque in the arteries, which narrows the inner walls, restricting and ultimately blocking the flow of blood. These clogged or blocked arteries can lead to more serious problems such as heart attack, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases. To help you navigate your way to a healthy heart we’ve compiled a list of the best food for heart blockage that can help unclog arteries naturally.

Jute Leaves (Ewedu)

The rich, dark green vegetable is a powerhouse of nutrients and anti-oxidants which can lower bad cholesterol and reduce heart disease. It’s a common first soup for babies among the Yoruba, easy on the stomach and quite nourishing. Ewedu soup is also quite rich in iron and is great as a source for building the blood. You can’t go wrong with this food as far as the heart is concerned. Ewedu is a very common Nigerian food, especially as part of the popular Abula.

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