Rx effect: reduce blood pressure, heart failure, and cholesterol
Oranges contain a soluble fiber pectin that acts like a giant sponge which sops up cholesterol in food and blocks its absorption. Also, the potassium in oranges helps counterbalance salt and maintains blood pressure under control. You can eat the fruit as it is or integrate it in a healthy breakfast using this citrus juicer that keeps the pulp intact.
Rx effect: prevents atherosclerosis
Dark leafy greens are awesome. “Kale has everything you would want in a superfood,” says Joel Fuhrman, MD. Kale is rich in antioxidants, fiber, potassium, omega-3 fatty acids, and Vitamin E. This dark leafy green protects you against early atherosclerosis.