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Mandarinas para reducir el colesterol

Tangerines to reduce cholesterol

The tangerines are not only characterized by their delicious taste, they are also very healthy. Did you know that they also help reduce cholesterol? Read on to learn more about this topic.

The tangerines contain a substance called synephrine and antioxidants that help reduce bad cholesterol in the blood (LDL - low density lipoprotein). They fight free radicals that oxidize cholesterol and thus prevent it from sticking to the walls of the arteries. In addition, they contain soluble and insoluble fiber that prevents cholesterol absorption in the intestine. So eat lots of tangerines! You will enjoy many more benefits. If you want to know more about other benefits of tangerines, we invite you to read this article.

Below are some recipes that will help you reduce high cholesterol levels, as long as you take these remedies regularly.

Tangerine infusion


The preparation is very simple: Cut a mandarin with peel into pieces and boil it in water for about 15 minutes. Then strain it. Don't forget to use mandarins without chemical treatment, like ours. Drink a cup of this infusion every day in the morning on an empty stomach.

Alternative recipes:

  • With the same ingredients you can prepare a very similar and very effective remedy: simply blend the tangerine with peel and half a glass of water. This juice is drunk in the morning on an empty stomach.
  • You can also prepare an infusion with tangerine peel or mandarin powderThis way you can take advantage of the peels and enjoy all the healthy properties, also out of season, when there are no more tangerines.

Tangerine smoothie

Another very good and, at the same time, delicious remedy against bad cholesterol is this tangerine smoothie:


  • 4 tangerines (without peel) from
  • 1 red apple
  • 1 teaspoon of chia seeds (soaked in half a glass of water, water is also used).

Put all the ingredients in the blender and prepare a delicious smoothie.


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