Onion Prevents Heart Disease

Cardiovascular disease refers to diseases of the heart and major blood vessels (arteries). The main diseases of cardiovascular diseases are ischemic heart disease, coronary artery disease, angina pectoris, myocardial infarction, atherosclerosis (arteriosclerosis), cerebrovascular disease, stroke and arrhythmia.

In this regard, studies show that eating onions daily can help prevent heart disease and improve vascular health. According to a research team from the UK Food Research Institute, quercetin in onions has been shown to prevent chronic inflammation that causes atherosclerosis.

Quercetin is a vegetable pigment found in tea, apples, etc. in addition to onions. The team examined blood from people who ate onions.

Conventional common sense says quercetin should not remain in the blood after it is digested, absorbed, and broken down by the body. However, it has been shown to remain in the outer cells inside the blood vessels, preventing fat and cholesterol from accumulating.

“The quercetin and flavonoids act on human tissues to strengthen the arteries, and supplementing it with food is good for cardiovascular health,”  research  said. Can be used. ”

Onion is known as a good food for atherosclerosis and hyperlipidemia by eliminating unnecessary fat and cholesterol in the blood. In particular, blood vessels in the blood clots (blood clots) to prevent the formation of blood and helps to flow.

High blood pressure patients are also known to eat onions. Onions can help lower blood pressure and strengthen capillaries.

It also lowers blood sugar levels and promotes insulin secretion, preventing diabetes from worsening and strengthening the cornea and lens of the eye. Experts say onions are also good for brain health, which helps to improve concentration and prevent dementia.

The findings (Comparative effects of quercetin and its predominant human metabolites on adhesion molecule expression in activated human vascular endothelial cells) were published in Atherosclerosis.

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Cardiovascular disease refers to diseases of the heart and major blood vessels (arteries). The main diseases of cardiovascular diseases are ischemic heart disease, coronary artery disease, angina pectoris, myocardial infarction, atherosclerosis (arteriosclerosis), cerebrovascular disease, stroke and arrhythmia.

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