CHOLESTEROL, ATHEROSCLEROSIS, HEART DISEASES, STROKE

Written by Slawomir (“Swavak”) Gromadzki, MPH

One of the best examples of what a healthy unrefined plant-based diet can do has been given by former president of the US Bill Clinton after he experienced a horrible heart attack followed by surgeries. A popular in American physician and health authority Dr Coldwell Esselstyn encouraged Bill Clinton to go on a totally plant-based healthy diet. Persuaded by scientific data and numerous success stories, Clinton decided to give it a try. As a result he lost weight and completely reversed his coronary artery diseases!

Cholesterol is a substance found in the fats (lipids) in our blood. There are two sources of cholesterol. First one is made by our body (liver) and it is beneficial as it is used to repair damaged tissue and to build healthy cells.

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The second cholesterol gets into our body with food. It is found only in animal products (meat, poultry, fish, eggs, milk and dairy, ice creams, desserts, etc.). This cholesterol is bad because it is oxidised and elevates blood cholesterol level clogging blood vessel and causing heart attacks and strokes. It is important to remember that no plant foods contain this cholesterol. It is found only in animal foods. Plant foods are not only free from cholesterol but most of them contain fibre which removes this bad fat from our body.

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There are two types of cholesterol. The first one is called Low-density lipoprotein (LDL) and it is known as the bad cholesterol. This LDL cholesterol builds up in our arteries, narrowing them and leading to heart attacks and strokes. The second type of cholesterol is known as the High-density lipoprotein (HDL). It is regarded as beneficial because it lowers the bad LDL cholesterol thus reducing risk of high blood pressure, heart attack or stroke. There is also a third type of cholesterol – Very-low-density lipoprotein (VLDL). This type of lipoprotein contains the most triglycerides, another bad type of fat which also contributes to heart attacks and strokes. VLDL cholesterol makes LDL cholesterol larger in size, increasing the rate of narrowing of your blood vessels.

CAUSES OF HIGH CHOLESTEROL

Unhealthy diet (meat, poultry, fish, eggs, milk and dairy, ice creams, cheese, desserts, and any products that contain these foods) is the main cause of high blood cholesterol levels. Other factors that contribute to this problem include inactivity, free radicals (junk food, stress, toxins), insufficient exposure to the sun, stress, smoking, high blood sugar (diabetes), obesity and saturated fatty acids.

Carbon monoxide from smoking damages delicate walls of the coronary arteries and arteries found in the brain. Cholesterol easily sticks to those damaged places in the arteries and builds up much faster. The same damage is caused by homocysteine and free radicals from stress, fried foods, and pollution. Interestingly, exposure to second-hand smoke is the third leading cause of preventable death in America and some other high-income countries – Smoking is the first. Second-hand smoke is a mixture of as many as 4800 toxic chemicals including formaldehyde, nicotine, carbon monoxide, carcinogenic tars, etc.

COMPLICATIONS

High cholesterol leads to atherosclerosis, a dangerous accumulation of cholesterol and triglycerides (another bad fat) on the walls of arteries. These deposits (plaques) together with other deposits such as inorganic calcium (from hard water and supplements) causes hardening of arteries and narrows them reducing the blood flow through those arteries. It leads to high blood pressure and insufficient supply of oxygen and nutrients to either brain cells or heart muscle causing chest pain, problems with memory and concentration as well as other symptoms. Finally if those blood vessels become blocked by cholesterol or by a blood clot it causes either stroke or heart attack.

TESTS AND NORMS

A blood test which is commonly used to check blood levels of cholesterol usually includes Total cholesterol, LDL cholesterol, HDL cholesterol and Triglycerides. For the most accurate test results, don’t eat or drink anything (except water) for about 10 hours before the blood sample is taken.

There are two different common methods to test cholesterol. In the United States and some other countries cholesterol is measured in milligrams (mg) per decilitre (dL) of blood. UK, Canada and most European countries measure cholesterol in millimoles (mmol) per litre (L) of blood.

U.S. AND SOME OTHER COUNTRIES:

– Total cholesterol: Below 200 mg/dL – normal, over 240 – high. These. However, some specialists maintain that 200 mg/dL should be regarded as the “average norms of sick population”. They believe that the ideal (really healthy and safe) total cholesterol level should be between 100 and 150 (usually seen in individuals who are on healthy unrefined vegan diet).

– LDL (bad) cholesterol: Below 100 – good, below 70 mg/dL – better, and below 50 – Ideal.

– HDL (good) cholesterol: Below 40 – bad, above 50 – good, above 60 – very good.

– Triglycerides: Below 150 mg/dL – very good.

UK, CANADA AND MOST OF EUROPE:

– Total healthy cholesterol: Below 5 mmol/L – normal. Above 6 mmol/L is regarded as high. The ideal should be between 3 and 4.

– LDL in UK, Canada and most of Europe: Normal – below 1.8 mmol/L. Ideal – below 1.5.

– HDL (good) cholesterol: Below 1 mmol/L – bad, above 1.3 mmol/L – good, above 1.5 mmol/L – very good.

– Triglycerides: Below 1.7 mmol/L – best. Above 2.5 – high.

The most important type of cholesterol to control is the LDL (bad) as it greatly increase the risk of heart attack and stroke.

Many physicians and patients neglect triglycerides but some specialists believe they are as dangerous as the bad cholesterol and should be kept low through unrefined plant diet and regular exercise.

According to Dr Agatha thrash, “The heart attack rate is four times greater if the cholesterol is above 260 than if it is below 200. A mere 10% reduction in cholesterol reduces by 25% one’s likelihood of having a heart attack. The same can be said generally of triglycerides, another type of blood fat. The ideal for triglycerides is below 140, and probably below 100 is safer. The heart attack rate is two times higher if the triglyceride level is above 250 as compared to below 170. Ninety percent of overweight people have increased triglycerides. Other causes of increased triglycerides are alcohol, sugar, the fatty acids in dairy products and the refined carbohydrates such as white bread, white flour products, white pastries, and white starch. Even large quantities of fruit juices or very sweet or dried fruits (dates, raisins, and figs) may increase triglycerides.” (Source >)

TREATMENT AND REMEDIES

– In order to LOWER BLOOD CHOLESTEROL AND REVERSE ARTERIOSCLEROSIS all you need is to implement principles included in HEALTH RECOVERY PLAN > and use only HEALING RECIPES > in order to prepare your food.

PRESCRIBED MEDICATION

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/1/1c/Statin_Risks_(6941350219).jpg/791px-Statin_Risks_(6941350219).jpgAccording to the Greenmedinfo, “There are over 300 adverse health effects associated with the use of this chemical class of cholesterol-lowering medications known as statins, with myotoxicity (muscle-damaging) and neurotoxicity (nerve-damaging) top on the list. Following on the heels of the FDA decision earlier this year to require statin drugs manufacturers to add “memory loss” as a side effect of this chemical class, a new study in published in the Journal of Diabetes reveals a clear association between statin use and peripheral neuropathy.  While this research is adding to a growing awareness of the nerve-damaging properties of statins, this side effect is just the tip of a massive iceberg of under reported deleterious effects. For example, our project has identified 314 possible adverse effects of statins thus far.”

– Address the key cause of high cholesterol and the coronary artery disease (CAD) by avoiding animal foods containing meat, milk, dairy products, fish and eggs.

Please don’t get deceived by so called scientific studies which were supposed to demonstrate that dietary cholesterol found in animal foods such as eggs or dairy does not raise blood cholesterol as those studies were sponsored by egg or dairy industry! Here you can read more about this subject >

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If you want to reverse atherosclerosis you simply need to improve blood circulation through removing cholesterol from blood vessels and by improving their elasticity. And this goal you can easily achieve by going on a plant-based (or about 85% plant-based) unrefined and 50% raw diet. If you are addicted to animal foods and can’t live without them you may try very good mostly plant-based Dr Joel Fuhrman diet >. It’s not as effective as Hallelujah Diet but in this case it should be sufficient.

The first scientist who scientifically proved that vegan diet can reverse CHD was Dr Dean Ornish. He was not the first who taught it as decades before he did that many others (including myself) promoted vegan diet as the most effective way of reversing CHD, CAD or type two diabetes.

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There are many foods, herbal remedies, and supplements which are very effective in lowering cholesterol and reversing CAD. One of them is vitamin B3 (Niacin).

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Niacin (Vitamin B3) or nicotinic acid is one of the B vitamins that help to break down proteins and fats converting them into energy. Niacin raises good cholesterol HDL, lowers triglycerides and bad cholesterols LDL and VLDL. Being a vasodilator Niacin causes blood vessels to widen thus lowering blood pressure and preventing heart attacks or strokes. Unfortunately, since niacin is a vasodilator it also causes the skin blood vessels to dilate leading to a warming effect and redness of the skin called hot flushes as well as other sensations such as tingling and itching. Fortunately, this effect usually lasts for only last up to about 20 to 30 minutes and is not dangerous. In addition, if larger doses of niacin are taken regularly, the body gradually builds up a tolerance and minimizes this effect. It’s the nicotinic acid that causes this flushing effect and usually this effect is triggered by doses over 500mg but more sensitive individuals can develop flashes with doses as low as 50mg. The flushing effect can be minimized by taking niacin immediately after meals.

The no-flush vitamin B3 generally don’t contain the nicotinic acid but different forms of this vitamin. They still can increase energy, metabolism and are beneficial for the nervous system but are not very effective in lowering cholesterol and high blood pressure. To lower cholesterol I would suggest taking pure nicotinic acid staring from lower doses of 2 times 50 to 100mg after meals and slowly increasing the dose while controlling symptoms.

According to Abram Hoffer, M.D., Ph.D., “Niacin is one of the best substances for elevating high density lipoprotein cholesterol (the “good cholesterol) and so decreases the ratio of the total cholesterol over high density cholesterol.”

Niacin is also the best method to reduce anxiety and depression in just 15 minutes! Read more >

CoQ10 is constantly required in our body cells for energy production in mitochondria (cellular power stations). It should be even stated that CoQ10 is essential for transferring energy from food into ATP molecules and therefore its deficiency in our body leads to fatigue and can be extremely dangerous as it gradually leads to heart failure and eventually to heart attack.

At the same time CoQ10 functions in human cells as a super antioxidant which neutralises the very harmful effects of free radicals.

Unfortunately, as we age the CoQ10 levels in our body (including heart) begin to deplete. Also some drugs such as statins may lead to Q10 deficiency. In addition, many individuals are often unable to obtain adequate amounts of CoQ10 from food due to unhealthy nutritional habits.  But sometimes even if our diet seems to be right the levels of this precious antioxidant may still be too low and as a result we feel week, tired and run down. Other CoQ10 deficiency symptoms involve especially our heart muscle and can be noticed in the form of chest pain, heart failure, or high blood pressure.

CoQ10 plays important role in slowing down ageing process as it reduces cellular damage caused by the lack of oxygen.

Scientific research suggest that apart from being beneficial for those who suffer from heart conditions, and high blood pressure, or low energy CoQ10 may also be helpful in strengthening our immune system or slowing the progression of Parkinson’s and gum disease (periodontal disease).

According to a 2002 experiment which lasted 3 months, a dose of 15 to 30mg of CoQ10 a day was sufficient to produce significant reduction in headaches and migraines.

In addition, the same antioxidant may be useful in maintaining proper body weight, as studies have shown that we may start experiencing serious metabolic health problems when CoQ10 deficiency reaches the level of about 25%.

However, CoQ10 is most famous for being one of the best supplements able to significantly reduce the risk of death from CHD. Studies show that supplementation with CoQ10 strengthens heart and supports vascular function, and prevents damage from cardiovascular disease.

CoQ10 helps prevent low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol from oxidizing and from triggering arterial plaque formation. Also patients with heart failure demonstrated a dramatic outcome of 50% reduction in heart attacks and strokes in response to proper CoQ10 supplementation.

According to another study heart attack survivors who took 120 mg of CoQ10 on a daily basis for one year significantly raised beneficial HDL cholesterol while reducing the risk of heart attacks and rate of total cardiac events by 45 %.

It also looks like adding Aged Garlic to CoQ10 may lead to even better results as according to one experiment participants who took a combination of 120 mg of CoQ10 and 1,200 mg of aged garlic extract every day for one year had four times lower atherosclerosis progression! At the same time the markers of atherosclerosis-promoting inflammation were significantly reduced.

Black Garlic 750mg 30’s Vegicaps >

A combination of CoQ10, carnitine,  and taurine was able to replete essential cardiac myocyte nutrients and reduce left ventricular dysfunction.

Studies also demonstrated that CoQ10 is effective in addressing causes of endothelial dysfunction (especially prevalent in diabetics) of the very thin interior cell layer lining of arteries (endothelium), which is a regarded as a major early risk factor for the cardiovascular disease development of atherosclerosis and.21,22 For instance, according to one study supplementation with 200 mg a day of CoQ10 significantly increased arterial endothelial function in patients with diabetes after a period of only 12 weeks.23 In patients with mild-to-moderate heart failure, 300 mg a day of CoQ10 improved endothelial function 38%. The result was so good it could be comparable with the effect of regular exercise training.

My favourite Q10 supplement is the range offered by HealthAid because instead of using poorly absorbed dry powder their Coenzyme Q10 is formulated by dissolving Ubiquinone form of CoQ10 in oil. It is important to emphasise this fact because studies demonstrated that the potency and bioavailability (absorption) of the oil-based Ubiquinone in our body is the same as that of the very expensive Ubiquinol form of Coenzyme Q10! Unlike the HealthAid Coenzyme Q10 other Ubiquinone formulas are often offered in the form of poorly absorbed dry powder.

   Due to the fact that we gradually lose this very important antioxidant (CoQ10) with age and because most of us do not get enough of CoQ10 from food some experts recommend that even relatively healthy individuals under 60 should take 30mg of oil-based Ubiquinone form of CoQ10 every day.However, Supplementation of CoQ10 for those who are over 60 or those who are on statins should be increased to 100 – 200 mg a day as this very popular drug (statins) greatly increase the risk of CoQ10 deficiency. Some specialists maintain that the use of statins can reduce the production of CoQ10 in our body by 50% within only two weeks!

Apart from Conergy Coenzyme Q10 30mg capsules (recommended for healthy individuals under 60) the HealthAid also provides a range of higher strength CoQ10 supplements (120mg and 200mg) which are more suitable for older individuals (over 60) or those who are on cholesterol lowering drugs such as Statins.

CoQ10 120 and 200mg >

Apart from CoQ10 there are other excellent herbal formulas and supplements which used together with Q10 and improved diet and lifestyle will lead to recovery:

HeartMax Omega 3 EPA/DHA > – an excellent formula containing all best heart remedies

Hawthorn, Ginkgo & Garlic Herbal 50ml Liquid >

Colestroforte Tablets  (HealthAid) – another excellent formula with most beneficial ingredients:

– Since also diabetes (high blood glucose levels) contributes to atherosclerosis and high blood cholesterol levels, because prolonged and untreated high blood sugar levels damage small blood vessels, you need to check your blood sugar a few times to make sure it is normal. Apart from that, too much sugar in the blood also reduces the levels of the powerful vasodilator nitric oxide in blood vessels. As a result the blood vessels are narrowed elevating blood pressure and risk of heart attack or stroke.

If your glucose levels are elevated or if you are already diagnosed with diabetes and are on medication, go to DISEASES and study the excellent article on type two diabetes >. If you manage to implement the principles and use remedies listed there you should be free from diabetes in one or two months.

– Avoid drinking hard water (high in inorganic calcium carbonate). Calcium in hard water contributes to the hardening of blood vessels leading to heart attacks and strokes. In order to check whether your water is hard fill a clean empty plastic bottle about halfway with water. Add 10 drops of a dish washing liquid and shake vigorously. If the foam quickly disappears, the water is hard and if it stays, the water is soft (good). But even if water is soft it doesn’t change the fact that there are still many dangerous contaminants present in it. The best way to remove them including inorganic minerals is distillation. Read more >

– Aminoacid L-arginine is converted in our body to Nitric oxide and therefore it is a very effective in relaxing and dilating arteries in our heart and brain thus preventing heart attacks and strokes. One researcher even said that, „By Converting Into Nitric-Oxide (vasodilator), the Amino Acid, L-Arginine, Has Changed the Paradigms of Cardiovascular Health Forever!”

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You can lower cholesterol through improved diet and by increased nitric oxide production in blood vessels. Nitric oxide is made from L-arginine, and the highest nutritional source of L-arginine are nuts, especially wall nuts, pecan nuts, Brazil nuts, and cashew nuts. The next source are sunflower seeds and sesame seeds. Also Spirulina, pistachios, soybeans, pumpkin seeds and peanuts are high in L-arginine.

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Researchers also found out that citrulline – a compound found especially in watermelon – can also increase arginine levels and nitric oxide.

DIET

You can lower your cholesterol by reducing or eliminating consumption of all animal products, by increasing exercise, and by learning to cope with stress. One good way to deal with stress is through regular vigorous exercise.

Dr. Dean Ornish was the first scientist who demonstrated that atherosclerosis can be reversed on a healthy unrefined plant-based diet without exposure to drugs and their dangerous side effects. In a landmark study, he put a group of participants with arteriosclerosis on a low-fat plant-based diet and prescribed moderate exercise. Within a year, the plaques that had been growing in their hearts for decades actually disappeared. Their cholesterol levels dropped and they free from chest pains. Almost all patients with severely clogged arteries who follow the Ornish recovery plan for at least a year are able to reverse their coronary artery disease and avoid bypass surgery or angioplasty. Unfortunately, this free from side effects and most effective program is still neglected among physicians who prefer to recommend statins and other harmful drugs or even dangerous surgeries than vegan diet. With reference to this phenomenon Dr. Ornish said: “I don’t understand why asking people to eat a well-balanced vegetarian diet is considered drastic, while it’s medically conservative to cut people open or put them on powerful cholesterol-lowering drugs for the rest of their lives.”

Although eating fish has been promoted because it contains omega-3 fatty acids, fish is usually contaminated with very high levels of toxic mercury, lead, PCBs, dioxin and other dangerous chemicals. To get the benefits of omega-3 without being exposed to the toxins in fish, take 1 or 2 tablespoons of ground flaxseed or soaked chia seeds with your meals. In addition you can also include 1000 to 2000 mg of good quality organic molecularly distilled Omega -3 fish oil (free from mercury and other contaminants), such as the one offered by HealthAid.

EXERCISE

After the war two men worked for many years on a London double decker bus, and both men were pretty evenly matched in terms of age, weight and height. The first one’s work was sedentary as he worked as a bus driver. The other was physically active for the most of the day as he worked as the conductor. Every day he climbed up and down the steps all day punching tickets of boarding passengers. As expected the after many years the driver developed heart disease and died while the conductor didn’t show any signs of arteriosclerosis. After hearing the story some scientists were inspired to conduct a study involving thousands of similar “bus pairs” of London Transit workers. And as expected they discovered exactly the same thing. The risk of developing coronary artery disease and heart attacks, angina or stroke was much higher among drivers who just sat at their jobs, than among conductors who climbed up and down the steps each day.

SUNLIGHT

It was demonstrated that the full-spectrum light stimulated chickens to release serotonin so well that they lived twice as long! In addition to that, they were also calmer and produced eggs which were much lower in cholesterol! That is why also when we wisely expose our body to the sunlight we feel more relaxed, have stronger immune system, and have lower blood cholesterol.

REMEDIES

A 2007 study demonstrated that 36 participants taking about 5 grams of organic spirulina powder every day, over a period of six weeks, experienced significant positive changes in blood cholesterol levels and blood pressure. Daily dose of spirulina lowered their total cholesterol, increased good HDL cholesterol, lowered (bad) triglycerides, and lowered blood pressure. Spirulina is also very rich in chlorophyll, serine, sylvite and Vitamin B6 which help synthesize sinkaline, lower blood pressure, decrease blood glutinousness, and maintain softness of blood vessels. GLA in spirulina can reduce cholesterol content in the blood so as to prevent heart disease and stroke. Also another randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study involving elderly participants revealed that spirulina was able to significantly lower the LDL cholesterol and increased the HDL levels after four months of supplementation.

Xylitol (safe sweetener) improves lipid profile resulting in lower triglycerides, higher HDL and lower LDL but sugar and other fructose sources are turned directly into triglycerides in the liver and worsen the lipid profile.

SUPPLEMENTS

Atherosclerosis, Coronary artery disease, stroke and heart attack are increased by vitamin B12 deficiency which is closely associated with elevated homocysteine levels caused by meat consumption and vitamin B12 deficiency.

If you are deficient in Vitamin D your liver produces more cholesterol, which is needed for proper absorption, to grab whatever Vitamin D is available. For this reason vitamin D supplements reduce cholesterol. Vitamin D also lowers blood pressure.

There are two types of iron – non-heme iron; the kind found in spinach and has an absorption rate of 10% to 20%. While heme iron, the kind found in meats, is highly absorbed. The highly absorbed heme form of iron found in meats can be a source of concern as it often results in iron levels that are too high. Because of too much iron, some people have to have blood lettings on a regular basis in order to reduce the percentage of iron in their blood. Iron toxicity, also called hemochromatosis, can be caused by having too much iron in the bloodstream. So although iron is an essential nutrient, excess can cause significant harm to the inner lining of the blood vessels. Excessive iron is also associated with heart attacks. The abundance of dark green leafy vegetables on The Hallelujah Diet should provide most individuals adequate iron without being excessive.

HOMOCYSTEINE

It is also a well-known and proved fact that Atkins diet increases levels of homocysteine which is a dangerous neurotoxic and vasculotoxic by-product of defective protein metabolism. Homocysteine is regarded as very dangerous because its elevated levels are believed to be a powerful marker of stroke and heart attack risk. In addition, homocysteine has been associated also with cancer, dementia, Alzheimer’s Disease, depression, birth defects, osteoporosis, or fatal blood clots. Dr. Michael Greger one of the studies “measured homocysteine levels, and in that study Atkins followers suffered a highly significant worsening of their homocysteine levels”. He also reminds that “in the year-long study homocysteine levels tended to rise on the Atkins Diet, yet after just one week on a vegan diet, those with elevated homocysteine levels had their levels drop of 20% in just a single week”.

Diets that are successful in reducing body weight should also lower the level of bad LDL cholesterol, as well as another dangerous factor called “C-reactive protein” (CRP) which is regarded as even more important risk factor than elevated cholesterol levels. Studies demonstrated that high levels of CRP can increase the risk of heart attack (and stoke) by almost five times! However, one study clearly demonstrated that participants who were on Atkins diet for just over a month doubled their CRP levels despite of losing their body fat! Vegan (100% plant-based) diet combined with exercise again proved to be effective also in this case and managed to lower the level of this dangerous factor by almost 50% in just two weeks. The same vegan diet but without exercise was able to drop the CRP levels by 30%. A similar result was achieved by statin drugs. Statin, however, would also cause some dangerous side effect – especially muscle pain, tiredness or muscle weakness, as statins affect not only liver’s production of cholesterol, but also several enzymes in muscle cells that are responsible for muscle growth. The question, therefore is, why on earth almost all physicians still prescribe statins instead of unrefined vegan diet with exercise? The answer is very simple, it is the selfish monster called the pharmaceutical lobby which seems to control the whole medical world!

EARTHING

We know that blood clotting greatly contributes to heart attacks and strokes. However, standing or walking barefoot on earth is one of the best ways to prevent blood clotting strokes and heart attacks. When we stand or walk barefoot on earth we ground our body to it and earth sends free electrons into our body. And those free electrons positively charge the red blood cells causing them to repel each other like two magnets. It means that earthing prevent red blood cells from clotting and thus also from heart attacks and strokes because red blood cells are unable to stick to each other.

There is a transfer of free electrons from the Earth to your body. And these free electrons are probably some of the most potent antioxidants known to man. According to recent clinical observations earthing results in: Beneficial changes in heart rate, decreased inflammation, decreasing pain, improving sleep, slowing the aging process. Earthing thins our blood. When we are standing or walking barefoot on earth (in a garden or a park) we ground our body to the earth. Two earthing experts Dr. Stephen Sinatra and Dr. James Oschman proved that when we do this our red blood cells have more charge on their surface, forcing them away from each other and thus preventing blood clotting (sticking together) and heart attacks or strokes. Erythrocytes repel each other like two magnets with the same pole. Thus earthing causes our blood to flow more easily and your blood pressure to drop.

SUMMARY

Try to implement the following lifestyle and dietary principles and use as many of the listed here natural remedies, super foods and supplements as possible:

  • Lower blood levels of  homocysteine and glucose.
  • Go on low-fat high-fibre unrefined plant-based diet (Hallelujah diet is most effective) or Dr Fuhrman diet (it includes small amount of animal foods).
  • Take the following supplements: B3, B6, B12, Folate, Zinc, D3, Magnesium, L-Arginine.
  • Eat more: Garlic, Onion, Raw vegetables, Palsies (Legumes), Barley, Oats, Apples, Artichokes, Pistachios, Watermelon, Maca powder, ground Flax seed, soaked overnight in water nuts and seeds.
  • Take: Ginkgo biloba, Chlorella, Spirulina (must be from good source such as HealthAid, Pukka), Antioxidants (NAC, Alpha lipoic acid, Q10, etc.).
  • Aerobic exercise every day.
  • Learn to control stress.
  • Avoid: Masturbation, caffeine, tea, alcohol, sugar, animal foods, bad oils, margarines, refined foods.
  • Drink more water (distilled is the best).

– In order to LOWER BLOOD CHOLESTEROL AND REVERSE ARTERIOSCLEROSIS all you need is to implement principles included in HEALTH RECOVERY PLAN > and use only HEALING RECIPES > in order to prepare your food.

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