Did you know that Lettuce can help to give you a healthy heart
By Cleon | self meida writer
Published 1 months ago - 6 views
Lettuce Give Healthy Heart
Lettuce has vitamin C and beta-carotene work together to prevent the oxidation of cholesterol. This prevents the buildup of plaque.
High levels of bad cholesterol in our body can lead to cardiovascular diseases. Lettuce contains Vitamin C and beta-carotene that work together to prevent the artery walls forming as plaques which can block off and break the blood flow. Thus lettuce prevents the oxidation of cholesterol and thus protects our heart against diseases.
Lettuce is also a rich source of vitamin C, which reduces arterial stiffness and helps in the treatment of cardiovascular disease. It may strengthen arteries and even prevent heart attacks. Including two servings of romaine lettuce in your diet daily can keep your heart healthy.
Lettuce also contains potassium that lowers blood pressure and prevents heart disease. Lettuce consumption can also increase HDL (the good cholesterol) and reduce the levels of LDL.
Lettuce intake is also associated with improved cholesterol metabolism, as per another study. It also increases the antioxidant status in the body. Regular consumption of lettuce can protect one from cardiovascular disease
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