Pumpkin improves the heart health

Pumpkin improves the heart health

The use of pulp and pumpkin seeds improves the condition of blood vessel walls, increasing the elasticity of the tissues and maintaining the property of blood vessels to expand and contract depending on blood flow. Doctors believe the pumpkin is a great protector of the blood vessels against atherosclerosis and strongly recommend the use of vegetable in the cold season in the absence of contraindications.

Atherosclerosis is a systemic vascular breach, which is characterized by intense deposition in the cavities of the vessels and arteries of cholesterol accumulations (plaques). It is called killer blood vessels, heart and brain. In a pumpkin, according to experts contains substances that are most effective against atherosclerosis.

“Eating pumpkin improves the heart condition, because this vegetable contains enormous amount of useful macro – and microelements, and is a source of iron, potassium and magnesium, which are essential for maintaining normal myocardium,” stated the scientists.
Have pumpkin juice has choleretic effect, which helps the body get rid of edema. Swelling is always an additional burden on the heart. Besides, in the pumpkin includes the vitamin B, making this vegetable helps to cope with insomnia and improves the condition for a depressive episode. A reduction in the production of stress hormones it is extremely beneficial to the condition of the heart muscle.

In the season of bad weather, cold weather and lack of sunlight pumpkin useful in General. It differs the content of a large number of antioxidant vitamins A and E and ascorbic acid. Its use stimulates the elimination of toxins from the body and improves the protective functions of the immune system.

Earlier Magicforum wrote about the fact that pumpkin effectively prevents the development of hypertension.