Best Foods for Arteriosclerosis | Healthy Recipes

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Be it any condition, a healthy diet is a road to fast recovery. Watch this video for some quick and easy recipes to help you recover from Arteriosclerosis!



Arteriosclerosis is a condition, which causes the walls of the arteries to thicken. This reduces the supply of blood and oxygen to the affected parts of the body. If the condition affects the arteries of the legs, they become numb and cold. One may also suffer from painful cramps. Similarly, the thickening of the heart arteries can result in chest pain, anxiety, sweating and difficulty in breathing.


Symptoms to look for:

• Chest pain
• Anxiety
• Sweating
• Difficulty in breathing



• Excessive consumption of white sugar
• Refined foods
• Fat & cholesterol rich diet
• Lack of physical exercise
• Aging
• Stress


Food groups to consume in arteriosclerosis:

1. Fiber: It lowers cholesterol and reduces weight

Foods to consume: Whole grains like oats, brown rice, millets & wheat bran in your diet. Eat fresh fruits like apples, avocados, bananas & vegetables like kale, mushrooms, & pumpkin along with lentils, legumes and sprouts

2. Omega 3 fatty acids: They protect the heart by reducing cholesterol

Foods to consume: Flax seeds, walnuts, soy beans and fish like tuna, salmon, trout and sardines

3. Potassium: Reduces blood pressure

Foods to consume: Coconut water, vegetables like broccoli, potatoes, beetroots, bell peppers, tomatoes & fruits such as dates, oranges, pomegranate, figs, mangoes and muskmelon

4. Low fat protein: Lowers blood pressure

Foods to consume: Lean chicken, low fat milk, yogurt and cottage cheese

5. Antioxidants:

Foods to consume: Prunes, raisins, berries, plums, red grapes and cherries

6. Healthy fats

Foods to consume: Olive oil, sunflower oil and rice bran oil


Recipes based on the above food groups:

Recipe 1: Thai basil rice

1. Add 2 tbsp of oyster sauce in a small bowl
2. Also add 1 tbsp fish sauce in it
3. Add ½ tsp white sugar
4. Mix this well until sugar dissolves and keep aside
5. Heat 3 tbsp rice bran oil in a wok
6. Now add 2 tbsp finely chopped garlic in it
7. Also add 2 finely chopped green chilies
8. Fry for a minute, stirring continuously
9. Add 200 g boneless chicken pieces in the wok
10. Now add the sauce & sugar mixture made and kept aside
11. Mix well and let the chicken cook for about 10-15 min
12. Once the chicken is tender and cooked
13. Add 2 cups cooked rice in this chicken mixture
14. Mix the rice carefully until the chicken gravy blends with the
15. Remove from the heat
16. Now add 1 cup chopped sweet Thai basil leaves
17. Mix well and remove in a serving plate
18. Serve hot

Recipe 2: Crunchy fruit salad

1. Put 4-5 chopped strawberries in a bowl
2. Add Add 4-58 black grapes, cut in half
3. Add 1 chopped date as well
4. Also put in 5-6 raisins
5. Then add 2-3 chopped almonds
6. Add 1 tsp honey for taste
7. Now mix all of them this well
8. Refrigerate for 30 min and serve this dish chilled



• Avoid foods high in salt or sugar
• Avoid foods rich in saturated fats & cholesterol






The above recipes have been developed in consultation with a nutritionist. However, these are not intended as a substitute for the medical advice of a trained health professional. All matters regarding your health require medical supervision. Consult your physician before adopting the suggestions in this video, as well as about any condition that may require diagnosis or medical attention. Refer to the terms of use on our website


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