Did you know that there are many foods which can help to improve circulation and vein health? Below, we have your go-to diet for improved vein health.
Food which is rich in color have an abundance of bioflavonoids.
Colorful vegetables can actually help prevent varicose veins from forming, and may even help you to treat your existing ones.
Olive oil has a high phenol content which can prevent your risk to develop a blood clot.
Other common high phenol foods are beans, soy milk, parsley and broccoli
Vitamin K is necessary for healthy blood flow and is found in celery.
Celery can also promote the elimination of toxins in the body.
It may come as a surprise to learn that ginger can actually increase blood circulation.
Fiber is great for vein health.
Constipation can sometimes put unnecessary stress on your veins.
Luckily, fiber is key for proper digestion and can help alleviate stress caused by constipation.
Examples of foods high in fiber include carrots, apples and barley.
Fruits which are high in vitamin C are the perfect warrior to fight against inflammation and can provide soluble fibers which can benefit both the blood and heart.
Raw nuts and seeds contain the vitamin B3 which can aid in preventing circulatory issues.
Almonds and walnuts are particularly blood boosting snacks to take with you during your day.
Perhaps the most important part of your diet is to drink at least 64 ounces of water each day.
When you drink water, you are hydrating your body in order to prevent the thickening of blood which can sometimes lead to blood clotting.
If you would like to learn more about strategies to improve your vein health, contact our office online or call us at (410) 970-2314 today to schedule a consultation with one of our vein professionals.
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