Heart failure is real, and it often begins with high blood pressure. It’s a silent killer in the African-American community.
If you aren’t experiencing high blood pressure, then you most likely know someone who is.
According to the American Heart Association, more than 40 percent of Blacks are living with high blood pressure. Blacks have the highest prevalence of the disease than any other race.
Some experts believe, however, that one vegetable is the key to preventing heart diseases such as high blood pressure.
7. Beet Juice
Researchers found the link between a stiffening heart and high blood pressure, which makes the heart muscle thicken.
In a 2010 study published in the Journal of Applied Physiology, experts learned that half a liter of beet juice can do wonders for a young man’s diet. It improved their exercise and performance each day.
Another study, in 2011, found that people ages 54 to 80 also improved their peripheral vascular disease with beet juice.
Odds are you’ve seen this “it” drink slowly infiltrating the outer edges of your grocery store. You may have even tried it in an attempt to appear “in the know.”
However, the benefits of kombucha (fermented tea) lie…