Recipe for Good Circulation:
for Good Blood Circulation
Dr. Ben Kim
you're looking to include foods in your diet that can help to promote and maintain
strong and steady blood flow through your circulatory system, give this simple
and delicious fig, citrus, and romaine lettuce salad recipe a try.
provide a number of minerals that directly or indirectly support your cardiovascular
system, the most prominent ones being potassium, manganese, and calcium.
provides an all-natural source of vitamin C, which is essential to maintaining
strong and flexible blood vessels.
lettuce is also an excellent source of vitamin C, as well as more than a dozen
other nutrients that directly or indirectly support your blood circulation, the
most significant ones being beta-carotene, iron, folate, manganese, vitamin K,
ripe figs, washed, dried, and quartered
1 large head romaine lettuce, washed
and dried and torn into bite-size pieces
Juice of 1/2 lemon
Juice of 1/4
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
a fork to thoroughly whisk lemon and orange juice with extra-virgin olive oil.
citrus-olive oil dressing with lettuce in a large salad bowl and give lettuce
a good toss until the dressing is evenly distributed.
fig quarters to the top of dressed greens.
quantities listed in the ingredients section produce approximately 4 regular servings.
note: If fresh figs are not readily available, it's fine to use dried figs; simply
soak dried figs for at least one hour in water before drying and quartering.
this delicious and good-for-your-blood-circulation salad!
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