This Salad Combination Lowers Blood Pressure

By Mary West,

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Sometimes health benefits come from eating certain foods in combination with each other that surpasses that of eating them separately. A recent study found when you make a salad that mixes together members of two different food groups, you get a palate-pleasing recipe that may help prevent cardiovascular disease. … Continue reading

This Tea Can Lower Risk of All-Cause Death by Nearly One-Quarter

By John Phillip,

Tea time As mortality rates from both cardiovascular disease and cancer continue to mount at an alarming rate, nutrition researchers have identified a growing number of natural foods and compounds that are shown to have a profound effect on disease proliferation and lifespan. … Continue reading

Surprising Study Finds Low Salt Diet Might Pose Health Risk

By Mary West,

iStock_000003397346XSmall The long-running debate over the merits of the low-salt diet is heating up, with one of the most comprehensive studies on the subject suggesting that cutting back too much on sodium may be hazardous to your health. … Continue reading

Sugar and High-Fructose Corn Syrup Linked to Increased Blood Pressure

By Mary West,

high-fructose-corn-syrup Scientists have known that eating too much sugar leads to obesity, a condition that contributes to high blood pressure. Now a new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition finds a link between sugar and high blood pressure that is independent of weight gain. … Continue reading

How a Little Sunshine Can Lower Your Risk for High Blood Pressure

By John Phillip,

hope and freedomA revolutionary new body of research now clearly demonstrates how proper blood levels of the sunshine vitamin, vitamin D, help to lower the risk of developing heart disease in a dose dependent manner. … Continue reading

Lower Blood Pressure by Topping Salad With This Combo

By John Phillip,

watermelon saladOften referred to as a silent killer, hypertension frequently runs in families and is largely preventable with blood pressure monitoring along with dietary and lifestyle modifications — but could one food combination, in particular, help? … Continue reading