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Soup Recipes for Treating Varicose Veins from the Inside Out
Looking for easy soup recipes that are also good for people with varicose veins? You've come to the right place. This section offers a rainbow of soup recipes that may help treat varicose veins thanks to the varicose vein fighting ingredients they use. For those who are interested in more general information about how to strengthen veins from the inside out, the diet and food sections of this online guide provide ample information and tips (see Diet Tips for Treating Varicose Veins and List of Foods for Preventing Varicose Veins.
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Apples are rich in pectin, a type of dietary fiber that absorbs water in the colon, keeping the stool soft and preventing constipation
. Constipation increases pressure on the veins, which can contribute to the development of varicose veins over time. This soup is also rich in flavonoids which help support the structure of capillaries
. See the Recipe
Watercress, a key ingredient in this light, pleasantly peppery soup, is a true superhero food which has been used to treat and prevent a vast range of ailments. Hippocrates, who called watercress the 'cure of cures', supposedly located his first hospital close to a stream where he could grow watercress to help treat his patients. In modern herbal medicine, watercress is often recommended to people with varicose veins
. Also green peas, the other key ingredient in this health promoting soup, are great for those concerned about varicose veins as they are low in calories and rich in fiber. See the Recipe
Not only do tomatoes, basil, and shallots create a mouthwatering soup, they also deliver plenty of flavonoids which provide antioxidant protection and help prevent varicose veins. See the Recipe
Barley and beans are rich in fiber which helps reduce your risk of developing varicose veins. The basil in this soup contains plenty of flavonoids which provide antioxidant protection. See the Recipe
This recipe combines beets and carrots to create a beautiful crimson soup that also helps combat varicose veins. Betacyanin, a phytochemical compound responsible for beets' intense color, is known to significantly reduce levels of homocysteine, a naturally occurring amino acid that can damage blood vessels. The carrots in this soup provide an ample supply of fiber and vitamin C which help combat varicose veins. See the Recipe
Both barley and broccoli, the two key ingredients in this soup, are rich in fiber which helps reduce your risk of developing varicose veins. The vitamin C and vitamin E found in broccoli are also thought to help prevent and reverse unsightly varicose veins. Thyme and marjoram, which are used to flavor this soup, contain ursolic acid. Ursolic acid stimulates collagen and elastin synthesis, strengthens the capillaries, and provides antioxidant protection. See the Recipe
This delicious, vibrant green spinach soup draws on the health benefits of spinach. Spinach is rich in flavonoids and vitamin C which help support the structure of capillaries and prevent varicose veins. See the Recipe
Here's another soup recipe that draws on the benefits of watercress—a super food that is used to treat numerous health problems, including varicose veins. See the Recipe
Nettle—the star of this intriguing jade green soup—helps support the structure of capillaries and prevent varicose veins. As an additional bonus, this soup is packed with antioxidant nutrients which can give you a real health boost. See the Recipe
For more recipes that help fight varicose veins, please visit the main recipe directory of HealWithFood.org's Guide to Fighting Varicose Veins.