Nowadays, due to poor diet and physical activity, high levels of cholesterol and blood pressure are common health issues. The diet we eat is full of fast and processed foods, fried and refined foods, additives and synthetic sugar, which have side effects on the overall health.

High levels of cholesterol cause plague accumulation in the arteries. The plague built-up in turn hardens the arteries, lowers blood flow and leads to chest pain and heart disease.

If you have high cholesterol, you are probably aware of the possible treatments for this issue. The conventional pharmaceuticals usually cause side effects on the overall health, so most people try to reduce cholesterol levels naturally.

In this article, we are going to show you how to prepare a natural remedy for high levels of blood glucose, triglycerides and cholesterol. All the ingredients in the recipe are organic.

PUMPKIN SMOOTHIE RECIPE

It is easy to prepare this smoothie, as it only contains two ingredients: water and pumpkin.

You will need:

• 1 raw pumpkin (organic)
• Water

Here is how to prepare it and use it:

• Peel off the pumpkin
• Cut it in small pieces
• Blend it with water
• Drink the smoothie on an empty stomach in the morning, 15 – 20 minutes after getting up.
• Repeat for a month.

The results will be visible after a month. Try it yourself.

HEALTH BENEFITS OF PUMPKINS

Pumpkins have plenty of health benefits. They are loaded with protein, dietary fiber and vitamin A. In addition, they contain vitamin B6, C and E, potassium, riboflavin, iron, manganese, magnesium, phosphorus and other health nutrients. However, it is low in calories.

Compounds found in pumpkins can reduce LDL (bad) cholesterol and help prevent heart disease. Moreover, the phytonutrient carotene in pumpkins prevents cancer, heart disease and early signs of aging, such as vision loss.

Pumpkin helps regulate the five key blood parameters, urea, lipids, cholesterol, triglycerides and blood glucose, leading to optimal heart health.