Cholesterol is an important fat that is largely produced by our body, while the remainder is taken in through food.
In maintaining good health, prevention is essential, favored by maintaining a healthy and balanced diet and by carrying out regular physical activity.
The term bad cholesterol is used to indicate low density lipoproteins, their massive presence can be dangerous, increasing the risk of cardiovascular problems.
Similarly, high triglycerides make us more easily susceptible to diseases associated with cardiovascular problems, so we must be alert.
Few people know that this vegetable lowers bad cholesterol and triglycerides
We are talking about the artichoke, a vegetable with extraordinary beneficial and therapeutic properties, with an unmistakable and delicious taste.
Thanks to its diuretic, antioxidant and purifying properties, it is able to keep cholesterol under control.
A study was carried out in which researchers focused on their leaves.
In this research it is shown that the integration of artichoke extract is able, in fact, to cause a reduction in bad cholesterol and triglycerides.
To fully benefit from the properties of artichoke leaves, they must be boiled for about ten minutes in water.
We turn off the heat, and let them rest for another ten minutes, then filter it and drink it still hot; if you like, you can sweeten it with honey.
For an anti-triglyceride treatment, it is necessary to ensure that their extraordinary properties remain intact, so it is advisable to consume them raw.
You can even get a very tasty juice, so we can ingest it raw without risking it losing its useful properties in reducing cholesterol and triglycerides.
Few people know that this vegetable lowers bad cholesterol and triglycerides, we just have to introduce it into our diet.
Artichokes are low in calories: about 100 grams of artichokes bring 47 calories, obviously if prepared naturally, without many condiments.
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