In South Africa, cardiovascular is the number one killer after HIV/AIDS. What's more, deaths related to blood vessel and heart diseases are expected to increase by 41% over the next 13 years!
It's already well known that a diet low in salt and sugar paired with regular exercise can lower your risk of cardiovascular disease. Now, research is revealing that rooibos tea can help your heart, too. Keep reading for more...
Numerous studies have linked drinking rooibos tea to lower risk of cardiovascular disease...
One study conducted in Sweden found that the activity of the angiotensin-converting enzyme or ACE is suppressed 30 to 50 minutes after drinking 400 ml of rooibos tea. This enzyme is believed to play a role in the development of cardiovascular disease and therefore doctors often prescribe ACE inhibitors to treat high blood pressure
and cardiovascular disease.
Spanish researchers have also found that drinking rooibos tea can prevent the development of heart disease
. In this particular study, researchers found that rooibos tea prevents the liver from storing excessive fat
around major organs and under the skin.
For over 20 years, the health profession has been flat out wrong!
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The French are renowned for their high fat diet.
From buttery croissants and double-thick cream to duck fat, liver paté, decadent sauces and soft, oozy Camembert. Not a meal goes by where they don’t indulge foods rich in heart-clogging fat.
But here’s the surprising thing:
Their hearts are amazingly healthy!
In fact, according to the World Health Organisation, the average South African is three times more likely to suffer from heart problems than the French.
Even more surprising, their heart health stats are the third lowest in the world – just behind Korea and Japan.
How do they do it?
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Furthermore, a study by Cape Peninsula University of Technology researchers showed a positive effect in adults with risk factors for cardiovascular disease who drank six cups of rooibos tea every day for six weeks. The study found that rooibos tea improved the lipid profiles and protected against oxidative lipid damage.
So does this mean we should abandon conventional cardiovascular disease treatment and just drink rooibos tea instead? Not exactly...
Rooibos tea is a potent antioxidant that offers a host of health benefits...
While there’s a mounting body of scientific evidence which shows that rooibos tea has heart health benefits, doctors don’t recommend that we abandon conventional treatment.
That being said, rooibos tea is a powerful antioxidant that has anti-inflammatory, anti-hypertensive and cholesterol
-lowering properties, so you’ve got nothing to lose and everything to gain by consuming more of this proudly local tea! Who knows – you may just be able to effectively stave off cardiovascular disease by doing so...
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