Many people have circulation problems and are forced to take medication or natural supplements.
However, it is more natural to try to fight this problem with your diet. There are foods like garlic, orange, or papaya, and plants like rosemary, ginger, or turmeric, that will give you better circulation.
We will give you a few original and delicious recipes so that you can enjoy these ingredients and so your health will benefit from them as well.
Pumpkin and Turmeric Cream
Pumpkin reduces the absorption of fat in the arteries and thus the possibility of it sticking to the arteries. It also has a great texture to make a cream, which is why it is the main ingredient in this recipe.
Once the pumpkin is cooked, add powdered turmeric, a spice that is typical of India that is used more and more thanks to its anti-inflammatory and anti-carcinogenic properties. In this case, turmeric helps maintain fluidity in the blood.
When the cream is ready, add some pumpkin seeds, which are rich in vitamin E. This vitamin protects the tissues of the body and also liquifies the blood, which helps you prevent clots.
Orange, Papaya, and Ginger Smoothie
A sweet and exotic smoothie that will help improve your circulation and raise your defenses as well.
Orange and papaya give you vitamin C, which strengthens the capillary walls and prevents accumulation of plaque in the blood.
The other ingredient, ginger, is a spice that stimulates circulation in general. If you add it to this smoothie, it will also help the stomach absorb nutrients and oxygen. As a result, your blood will get the nutrients it needs to circulate throughout the body.
Stir all of the ingredients with water and sweeten with honey, agave syrup, or cane sugar.
Arugula and Rosemary Pesto
An original sauce for pasta or rice: arugula pesto seasoned with fresh rosemary.
Crush up the following ingredients:
- 50 mL of extra virgin olive oil
- 2 raw garlic cloves
- One teaspoon of sea salt
- 100 grams of fresh arugula
- A pinch of fresh rosemary
- Two handfuls or pine nuts or raw walnuts
Rosemary is a great internal and external remedy for better circulation and garlic helps clean your blood and avoid the accumulation of plaque.
The texture must be solid but creamy.
Spicy Tomato Juice
Tomatoes are a vegetable rich in lycopene, an antioxidant nutrient that stimulates blood circulation and helps prevent cardiac problems.
Cayenne pepper is a spice that is used in small amounts because it is very spicy, but when used in moderation, it helps increase circulation and liquify the blood.
Blend a peeled mature tomato and add a splash of extra virgin olive oil, a pinch of salt, a little bit of fresh parsley or basil and a pinch of cayenne pepper.
This juice is great as an appetizer or snack.
Nutmeg and Cinnamon Milk
An alternative to cow’s milk, as well as being very nutritious, delicious, and different, this vegetable drink is made with nutmeg.
Dried fruits contain polyunsaturated fatty acids that reduce cholesterol and triglycerides, liquify the blood, and reduce the risk of clots. Nutmeg specifically is rich in vitamin B3 (thiamine), which also favors better circulation.
Cinnamon, besides increasing the flavor of this drink, also has anti-sclerosis and anti-thrombotic properties.
Soak the raw walnuts for an hour, stir them with water, and strain it. Add the powdered cinnamon and sweeten it. Serve cold.
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