5 Powerful and Effective Herbs for Heart Health

Cardiovascular disease is the number one killer in the United States and is a problem all around the globe. A healthy diet with lean meats, low-fat dairy and lots of fresh fruits and vegetables and whole grain can go a long way to prevent this, as can regular exercise. For some people, however, a healthy lifestyle is not enough and that is where many of these herbs come in: they are a safe and effective way to prevent heart disease without having to deal with the side effects of some traditional prescriptions. Seven of the best herbs for heart health are discussed below.

Garlic is one of the best foods to eat for heart health. Multiple studies over many years have shown garlic’s ability to lower LDL (unhealthy) cholesterol while raising up the HDL (healthy) cholesterol and it has also been shown to be able to regulate blood pressure. Research has also found a link between garlic consumption and a lower chance of a stroke…..Readmore