Nutrient Rich Foods
Curcumin is the active ingredient in turmeric and responsible for its golden color, but it is not readily absorbed by the body. Once ingested, most of the curcumin gets quickly metabolized before it can get absorbed. Piperine (the heat in black pepper) helps make curcumin more bio-available as it temporarily slows the liver from removing it from the blood.
According to a number of studies, the active compound in garlic, allicin, uses the same mechanisms as ACE inhibitors to lower high blood pressure. They also reveal that garlic prevents the creation of angiotensin II, a hormone, and helps relax blood vessels. Additionally, garlic is also very useful when it comes to lowering your high cholesterol levels (LDL). All of...