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Garlic and Lemon Juice: A Recipe for Reducing Cholesterol?

A new study concluded that garlic and lemon juice may be even more healthful when taken together, rather than separately, because they significantly reduced total cholesterol and blood pressure. Plus, natural health experts believe the combination has considerable rejuvenation properties.


What One Beverage Swap a Day Can Do for Your Health

A new study finds replacing just one sugary drink with water per day can result in significant wellness benefits. It’s a modest goal to which anyone can aspire.


Why Everyone Should Eat Broccoli 3 Times a Week

Scientists are working on a way to increase the content of beneficial compounds found in broccoli, a superfood, already valuable for its many nutritional properties.


Dark Chocolate: The Perfect Antidote for a Midday Slump — You’re Welcome

Researchers at Northern Arizona University discovered that dark chocolate can boost attention levels and alertness as well as lower blood pressure.


This Salad Combination Lowers Blood Pressure

This tasty salad combination in not only palate-pleasing, but may help lower blood pressure levels.


The Stinking Rose May Be Your Heart’s Best Friend

Researchers have learned that one botanical confers benefit across a number of different cardiovascular risk factors. We are talking about garlic.


Infographic: Capsaicin Boosts Heart Health — So Which Peppers Should You Choose?

The American Chemical Society confirms capsaicin, the compound responsible for the spice of many peppers, can have profound implications for heart health.


5 Heart Health Saviors You’re Probably Ignoring

There are many less well known nutrients that support heart health. Consider adding these five nutrients into your diet if you are seeking this benefit.


Study Finds Friendships Are as Important as Diet and Exercise

Having a supportive network is profoundly important. The quantity and quality of social ties can even influence wellness just as much as diet and exercise.


Both Men and Women Need Exercise, but for Two Different Reasons

There’s no disputing the health benefits of exercise: it increases energy, improves heart health and keeps joints young. But when exploring the many other benefits of exercise, turns out men and women need exercise for two very different reasons.