24 Best Foods for Blood Circulation

24 Best Foods for Blood Circulation

Journal of Hypertension: “Allium vegetable intakes and the incidence of cardiovascular disease, hypertension, chronic kidney disease, and type 2 diabetes in adults: a longitudinal follow-up study.” < https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28319598 >

Cardiology Review: “Fish Oil for the Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease.” < https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3217043/ >

American Journal of Nutrition: “Fruit, vegetable, and fish consumption and heart rate variability: the Veterans Administration Normative Aging Study.” < https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2714396/ >

American Journal of Cardiology: “Effects of pomegranate juice consumption on myocardial perfusion in patients with coronary heart disease.” < https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16169367 >

Journal of Agricultural Food and Chemistry: Effect of Cooking on Garlic.” < https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/jf062587s >

The Journal of Nutrition: Supplement: Grapes and Health.” < https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2728695/pdf/nut1391788S.pdf >

FDA Prescribing Information: “Angiotensin II.”

Carpenter, L. A. Conway C. J. and Pipkin F. B. Pomegranates (Punica granatum) and their effect on blood pressure: a randomised double-blind placebo-controlled trial. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society 2010;69(1)

Wright, H. and Pipkin F. B. Pomegranates (Punica granatum), kiwifruit (Actinidia deliciosa) and blood pressure: a pilot study. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society 2008;67(8):1.

Stowe, C. B. The effects of pomegranate juice consumption on blood pressure and cardiovascular health. Complement Ther.Clin.Pract. 2011;17(2):113-115. View abstract.

Aviram M, Dornfeld L. Pomegranate juice consumption inhibits serum angiotensin converting enzyme activity and reduces systolic blood pressure. Atherosclerosis 2001;158:195-8. View abstract.

Aviram M, Rosenblat M, Gaitini D, et al. Pomegranate juice consumption for 3 years by patients with carotid artery stenosis reduces common carotid intima-media t

FDA: “Avoiding Drug Interactions.” < https://www.fda.gov/consumers/consumer-updates/avoiding-drug-interactions >

Emergency Medicine Journal: “Possible interaction between pomegranate juice and warfarin.”

FDA: Prescribing Information: Warfarin.

American Journal of Hypertension: “Effect of ginkgo biloba on blood pressure and incidence of hypertension in elderly men and women.” < https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2989407/ >

“Effects of watermelon supplementation on aortic hemodynamic responses to the cold pressor test in obese hypertensive adults.” < https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24572702 >

Journal of Clinical Psychology: “The effect of 3-month ingestion of Ginkgo biloba extract on pancreatic beta-cell function in response to glucose loading in normal glucose tolerant individuals.” < https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10868316/ >

Nutrition Journal: “Drinking carrot juice increases total antioxidant status and decreases lipid peroxidation in adults.” < https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3192732/ >

Herbal Medicine: Biomolecular and Clinical Aspects. 2nd edition. < https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK92775/ >

Fundukian, L.J., editor, The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine, third edition, 2009.

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center web site: “About Herbs: Ginger.”

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine web site: “Herbs at a Glance: Ginger.”

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database web site: “Ginger.”

A.K. Cowan, B.N. Wolstenholme, in Encyclopedia of Food Sciences and Nutrition (Second Edition): “Avocados.” < https://www.sciencedirect.com/topics/food-science/avocado>

Kris-Etherton, P. Journal of the American Heart Association, January 2015. Cara Sloss, spokeswoman, British Dietetic Association.

American Heart Association: “A primer on potassium,” “How potassium can help control high blood pressure.”

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: “What is potassium?”

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases: “Potassium: Tips for people with chronic kidney disease,” “Diet and lifestyle changes.”

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: “Living with the DASH eating plan.”

Free Radical Research: “An almond-enriched diet increases plasma a-tocopherol and improves vascular function but does not affect oxidative stress markers or lipid levels.” < https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.3109/10715762.2014.896458 >

National Sunflower Association: “Nutritional Power of Sunflower Seeds”

Time: “Are Sunflower Seeds Healthy?” < https://time.com/5416869/are-sunflower-seeds-healthy/ >

American Heart Journal: “Natural antioxidants from tomato extract reduce blood pressure in patients with grade-1 hypertension: a double-blind, placebo-controlled pilot study.” < https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16368299 >

European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention & Rehabilitation: “The acute effect of green tea consumption on endothelial function in healthy individuals.” < https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1097/HJR.0b013e3282f4832f >

Cedars-Sinai: “Endothelial Function Testing.” < https://www.cedars-sinai.org/programs/heart/clinical/womens-heart/services/endothelial-function-testing.html >

Pharmacognosy Research: “Cinnamon: Mystic powers of a minute ingredient.”

Journal of the American Heart Association: “Dark Chocolate Acutely Improves Walking Autonomy in Patients With Peripheral Artery Disease.”

Journal of the American College of Nutrition: “Chronic intake of onion extract containing quercetin improved postprandial endothelial dysfunction in healthy men.” < https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23885989 >

Go Red For Women, American Heart Association: “Exercise to Prevent Heart Disease.” PLoS One: “Elevated Sodium and Dehydration Stimulate Inflammatory Signaling in Endothelial Cells and Promote Atherosclerosis.”

Canadian Journal of Cardiology: “Obesity and Atherosclerosis: Mechanistic Insights.”

Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology: “Smoking and Cardiovascular Disease: Mechanisms of Endothelial Dysfunction and Early Atherogenesis.”

Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism: “Capsaicinoids Modulating Cardiometabolic Syndrome Risk Factors: Current Perspectives.”

The Journal of Nutrition: “Inorganic Nitrate and Beetroot Juice Supplementation Reduces Blood

Pressure in Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.”

Food & Nutrition Research: “Anthocyanidins and anthocyanins: colored pigments as food, pharmaceutical ingredients, and the potential health benefits.”

Nutrients: “The Effect of Anthocyanin-Rich Foods or Extracts on Vascular Function in Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomised Controlled Trials.”

Circulation: “Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Heart Health.”

European Journal of Sport Science: “Effects of pomegranate extract on blood flow and vessel diameter after high-intensity exercise in young, healthy adults.”

Pharmacological Research: “Effects of pomegranate juice on blood pressure: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.”

The Anatolian Journal of Cardiology: “Effects of garlic on brachial endothelial function and capacity of plasma to mediate cholesterol efflux in patients with coronary artery disease.”

The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition: “Effects of chocolate, cocoa, and flavan-3-ols on cardiovascular health: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized trials.”

Diabetes Care: “Effects of Walnut Consumption on Endothelial Function in Type 2 Diabetic Subjects: A randomized controlled crossover trial.”

The Journal of Nutrition: “Grape Polyphenols Reduce Blood Pressure and Increase Flow-Mediated Vasodilation in Men with Metabolic Syndrome.”

Aging: “Curcumin supplementation improves vascular endothelial function in healthy middle-aged and older adults by increasing nitric oxide bioavailability and reducing oxidative stress.”

Clinical Nutrition Research: “Effect of Spinach, a High Dietary Nitrate Source, on Arterial Stiffness and Related Hemodynamic Measures: A Randomized, Controlled Trial in Healthy Adults.”

Food Chemistry: “Citrus flavonoids: Molecular structure, biological activity and nutritional properties: A review.”

The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition: “Hesperidin contributes to the vascular protective effects of orange juice: a randomized crossover study in healthy volunteers.”

FDA: “Grapefruit Juice and Some Drugs Don’t Mix.” < https://www.fda.gov/consumers/consumer-updates/grapefruit-juice-and-some-drugs-dont-mix >