Would you like to know the best natural blood thinner foods?
Scientists have found and tested natural remedies for blood clots - both foods and natural health supplements.
YES, certain foods have been proven to help prevent blood clots! How?
Source: Diet and Thrombosis Risk: Nutrients for Prevention of Thrombotic Disease. Phang M, Lazarus S, Wood LG, Garg M. Semin, in: Thromb Hemost. 2011
Please scroll down for our natural blood thinners list of foods to prevent a heart attack or stroke!
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Inappropriate diet is known to predispose people to “acute thrombotic events” -- heart attacks and strokes – THE leading cause of death in the Western world.
A regular intake of blood thinning foods against the causes of blood clots -- an “anti-thrombotic diet” -- offers a CONVENIENT and EFFECTIVE method of prevention!
We have listed the anti clotting effect of common fruits and vegetables reported by researchers:
(scroll down for type of anti blood clotting --anti-thrombotic-- activity)
Consider adding a green smoothie to your diet after reading what some of these simple delicious foods can do for you:
Foods AND blood thinner medication have three main ways of acting to prevent a heart attack or a stroke:
Foods that HELP TO REGULATE proper blood clotting and prevent the unwanted clots that cause heart attacks and strokes :
The following foods show the 3 different TYPES of blood thinning ACTIONS:
Source: Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis. 2011 Feb 9.
Want extra assurance?
There are SAFE natural remedies for blood clots:
The following foods have all been shown by medical researchers to prevent blood clots:
(They “modify platelet activation” and/or “hemostasis pathways”)
• Protein such as a bioactive whey protein
• Vitamins (e.g. vitamin E in larger doses)
• Allium species e.g. garlic & onions
• Ginkgo Biloba
• Flavanols e.g. antioxidant in coco beans
• Proanthocyanidins, an antioxidant in fruit and berries
• Fatty Acids e.g. fish oil
Adding a VARIETY of natural blood thinner foods to your diet is your best insurance for health and avoiding blood thinner meds with dangerous side effects!
Blood Thinner Medication such as warfarin (Coumadin) have a DOWN side.
Sounds good? Here’s the problem…
“HALF of patients receiving warfarin are STILL exposed to the dangers of UNDER-anticoagulation (i.e. thrombosis – blood clot formation) or OVER-anticoagulation (i.e. bleeding).
The list of drugs and supplements that interact with warfarin is continuously expanding, making warfarin very difficult to “get right!”
(Source: Fundam Clin Pharmacol. 2011 Aug 10. doi: 10.1111/j.1472-8206.2011.00979.x. Anticoagulant management in the cardiovascular setting. Verheugt FW.)
We will be happy to send you studies showing warfarin to be related to:
Japanese scientists studied each of the following foods, and found varieties of each that were all excellent natural blood thinner, and “showed significant anti-thrombotic activity.”
As part of a systematic investigation into the anti-thrombotic effect of fruits and vegetables the following were tested for many different varieties:
(Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis. 2008 Dec;19(8):785-92. The antithrombotic effects of carrot filtrates in rats and mice. Yamamoto J, Naemura A, Ijiri Y, Ogawa K, Suzuki T, Shimada Y, Giddings JC. )
Blood clot prevention (arterial thrombotic disease) has high priority in developed countries.
Traditional foods and extracts are being shown by researchers to be effective in preventing strokes and heart attacks:
NATTOKINASE PREVENTS BLOOD CLOTS:
Previously, the in vitro efficacy of nattokinase against thrombosis had been reported; now our study has revealed the in vivo efficacy of nattokinase against thrombosis."
Acta Haematol. 2010;124(4):218-24. Epub 2010 Nov 13. NATTOKINASE PREVENTS BLOOD CLOTS. Kamiya S, Hagimori M, Ogasawara M, Arakawa M.
Source: Acta Haematol. 1990;84(3):139-43. Enhancement of the Fibrinolytic Activity in Plasma by Oral Administration of Nattokinase. Sumi H, Hamada H, Nakanishi K, Hiratani H.
GINKGO BILOBA TREATS STROKE:
EGb761 is a standard extract of Ginkgo biloba, a traditional Chinese herb that has widely used in clinic treatment of strokes in China.
Its effects against ischemic stroke been evaluated by researchers and its neuroprotective mechanism explored, as researchers report that:
(Source: Brain Res Bull. 2011 Jun 23. Comprehensive evaluation of neuroprotective effects of Ginkgo biloba extract EGB against ischemic stroke. Zhang Z, Peng D, Zhu H, Wang X.}
If you've had blood clots, you'll want to take extra precautions and take natural remedies for blood clots. This way you'll ensure that your blood clots risk is as low as possible!
1. don't interact with other drugs
2. keep the fats in your blood SAFE
3. decrease BLOOD CLOTTING (Platelet aggregation)
4. lower cholesterol
We hope that you have found natural blood thinner foods you can add to your diet to stop the causes of blood clots.
The good news? Blood clot treatment is much easier with safe foods and natural remedies for blood clots.
If you are looking to improve your blood clot treatment, why not give natural supplements a try because these will help lower your cholesterol and high blood pressure at the same time!