Once ingested, these can bind to cholesterol in the intestines and remove it from the body during excretion.

This is why plant-based sources like fruits, vegetables, and grains are widely recommended as primary foods for people fighting artery disease.

Other dietary additions that benefit the cardiovascular system are foods rich in omega-3 and omega-6 essential fatty acids.

These essential molecules help in reducing signs of hypertension, migraine, arthritis and a host of other chronic conditions.

Source: | This article first appeared on Express.co.uk