Recommended dosage is 2 cups of cooked oats on daily basis.
Flavonoids, resveratrol and quercetin are pretty much the most important and useful ingredients in grapes. They are exceptionally good in preventing the oxidation of cholesterol that leads to the formation of plaque on artery walls. Grapes help reduce the risk of developing blood clots, a condition that can lead to heart disease.
We all know that fish is one of the best sources of omega-3 oils, oils that can prevent accumulation of fatty deposits in the arteries. Or more specifically, they prevent oxidation of cholesterol, which is a formation of clots. This was confirmed by a study performed at the University of Southampton.
Due to the high content of antioxidants and their power to reduce the levels of bad cholesterol, one cup a day will suffice.
Olive oil is in this category because it contains monounsaturated fats, which are very effective in eliminating bad cholesterol.
Tomatoes contain lycopene, a compound that can help prevent the hardening of the arteries. Studies are showing that this compound is exceptionally good in preventing of the hardening of the arteries. The research also showed that women, who had higher levels of lycopene in their blood, had fewer problems with the arteries.