The normal concentration of cholesterol in the blood, of adults, should be up to 5 millimoles per liter and when it comes to triglycerides, it should be 1.7 millimoles per liter. People who have higher cholesterol and/or triglyceride concentrations have a higher risk for the development of both atherosclerosis and cardiovascular diseases. Also, they have a higher risk of stroke and heart attack, as opposed to people who have normal cholesterol levels.
A major factor when it comes to increasing cholesterol level is unhealthy diet that is high in fat, especially from animal origin, and poor in fruits, vegetables and whole grains. Physical inactivity and obesity also have a very big impact.
We will now present a recipe for beverage which will help you lower triglycerides and cholesterol levels.
- 6 lemons
- 4 stalks of celery
- 1 liter of water
Method of preparation:
First of all, wash the lemons well, using baking soda and then chop them into cubes together with their rind. Peel the celery and grind them afterwards. Mix the two ingredients and add the water. Let the mixture stand still for 24 hours before straining it through gauze.
Keep the resulting mixture in the fridge.
Way of consuming:
Consume one small cup of this remedy before every meal.
By regularly consuming this remedy you will be able to normalize the levels of triglycerides and cholesterol.