Having a proper circulation of the blood is essential for the overall health because of that way the nutrients, oxygen and minerals are transferred in all of the parts in the body.
You can improve your blood circulation by eating more healthy food, home treatments and changes in your lifestyle. It is also suggested to consult a doctor.
The capsaicin in the cayenne pepper is beneficial for stimulating the blood flow, strengthening the arteries and capillaries and relieving the headaches, cold feed and tingling sensation.
Take a glass of water and mix inside ½ tsp cayenne in powder, 2 tbsp. organic apple cider vinegar and 1 tbsp. blackstrap molasses. Consume it 2 times in the day.
Important: Do not use it if you are pregnant or breastfeeding!
Simple aerobic exercises are just enough like for example walking for half an hour every day, swimming, jogging, biking. It is important not to exaggerate with exercising.
The regular massages are also helpful for moving the blood in the congested place. You can also have a relaxing massage on your whole body, or use a coconut or olive oil to massage your hands, legs and ankles.
This is also very helpful for dilating the blood vessels and improving the blood flow. It is advised to take a hot bath, steam bath, and sauna several times during the week.
The curcumin included in the turmeric is beneficial for preventing the blood platelets to form clots and reducing the plaque build up in the arteries.
Take a glass of warm milk and add 2 tsp turmeric powder and a little honey. Consume it 1-2 times during the day.
It includes healthy fats and medium-chain triglycerides which are beneficial for lowering the inflammation of the arteries.
You can consume 2-3 tbsp. every day or you can massage your legs and hand with warm oil every day.
It includes antioxidants which are relaxing the arteries and widening the blood vessels.
Prepare a cup of green tea, add some honey and drink it 2-3 times every day.
The cocoa is affecting the biochemicals that prompt the arteries to get wide.
Take a chocolate that is minimum 70 percent cocoa and eat a little every day.
This kitchen spice includes gingerols and zingerone which have a warming impact on our body. By consuming it regularly you will prevent the blood clots and lower the risk for heart diseases.
The garlic is beneficial for lowering the blood pressure, improving the blood flow, preventing the plaque build-up and lowering the risk for atherosclerosis.
You should eat 2-3 raw garlic cloves every day on an empty stomach.
- Avoid sitting or standing in the same place for too long, take breaks.
- Lower your consummation of alcohol and caffeine.
- Quit smoking.
- Avoid too much salt and high saturated fat.
- Consume more fresh fruits and vegetables.
- Drink a lot of water every day for better hydration of the cells.
To maintain your good health and prevent gaining unnecessary fat deposits, you have to take care of your nutrition. You can find more than 350 healthy recipes in this book Trim Healthy Mama Cookbook.