Arteries and heart health juice

Arteries and heart health juice

Heart disease remains at the top of the list of America’s most serious health problems. It is the leading cause of death in the United States. According to Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, “Approximately 82 million people in this country suffer from some form of cardiovascular disease, causing about 2,200 deaths a day, averaging one death every 39 seconds.” We must to do our part in preventing this deadly disease.

The arteries are essential to our health. They are blood vessels that supply oxygen-rich blood from the heart to all areas of our body. It is important to keep our arteries healthy and free from excessive cholesterol.

This heart health juice has antioxidants to promote heart health, and can help manage cholesterol levels.

Eat more of the following:


They are packed with a uniquely wide range of antioxidants. These potent antioxidants such as betalains, vitamin C, and manganese fight the effects of oxidative stress. According to Dr. Andrew Weil, “oxidative stress is the total burden placed on organisms by the constant production of free radicals in the normal course of metabolism plus whatever other pressures the environment brings to bear (natural and artificial radiation, toxins in air, food and water; and miscellaneous sources of oxidizing activity, such as tobacco smoke).” Oxidative stress has been linked to many diseases, including heart disease and cancer. Beets help prevent chronic inflammation by inhibiting the molecules that send pro-inflammatory messages throughout the body. Inflammation is also linked to many diseases including atherosclerosis and heart disease.

Cayenne pepper:

It is a hot chili pepper used to flavor dishes. It contains an active ingredient called capsaicin, which gives it its health effects. Capsaicin has been shown to lower high blood pressure and bad cholesterol.


Because of their high levels of antioxidants, carrots are excellent for the heart. The protective abilities of antioxidants are essential to our heart, especially the arteries.

In a recent study from the Netherlands, vegetables in the orange/yellow color category were shown to have the most protective benefits against heart disease. The study also showed that participants who ate more carrots had a significantly lower risk of heart disease.


They are high in heart healthy antioxidants like flavonoids, lignans, and triterpenes, which fight the effects of oxidative stress.

Arteries and heart health juice:


1 cup of carrots

1/2 cup of beets

1/3 cup of cucumbers

1/2 tsp of cayenne pepper

Process ingredients in a juicer

Make sure ingredients are organic

Drink once a day and enjoy!

Note: None of the information in our website is intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any illness or disease. The content on our website is for educational purposes only.

For the top heart foods.

For tips on how to lower your cholesterol.


1. “Cardiovascular Disease Statistics.” Johns Hopkins Medicine, Based in Baltimore, Maryland. N.p., n.d. Web. 03 Sept. 2013.,P00243/

2. Weil, Andrew, MD. “Stumped by Oxidative Stress? WEIL, n.d. Web. 03 Sept. 2013.

3. “Genetic Variability Influences Carotenoid.” Journal of American Society for Horticulture Science, 2004. Web. 3 Sept. 2013.





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