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2013-07-09 23:26:45

Plant-based foods are the staple of every recognized heart-healthy diet because they elevate natural nitric oxide levels, a known cardio-protective factor.

2013-03-25 23:00:33

Several diets, like the DASH diet and a Mediterranean-style diet, can help control blood pressure, and are good for the heart and all-around health. Boston,

2013-02-12 23:00:20

Weight Watchers ranked first place for Best Weight-Loss Diets. U.S.

Sodium Reduction Could Save Half Million US Lives Over Ten Years
2013-02-12 07:33:35

It’s common knowledge too much sodium in your diet dangerously raises your blood pressure levels, posing serious harm to your heart and overall health. But with so many foods loaded with salt, it is often difficult limiting the amount of the dangerous chemical in your diet.

Yogurt Consumption Linked To Lower Blood Pressure
2012-09-20 11:47:42

Several studies have shown links between lower blood pressure and certain foods, including kiwi, chocolate and even purple potatoes. Now you can add sesame/rice bran oil and yogurt to that list.

2012-09-19 16:04:37

The Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet, which promotes consumption of more fruits, vegetables, low-fat dairy products, and whole grain, and less meats and sweets, is a proven effective treatment for hypertension.

2012-06-19 09:25:01

Eating a high-salt diet for several years may damage blood vessels — increasing your risk of developing high blood pressure.

2012-04-20 10:15:23

If you eat low-fat dairy foods, you may be reducing your risk of stroke.

2012-04-19 11:34:00

In the study, all-cause and CVD mortality risks were found to be significantly higher among study participants that didn't exercise compared with active participants at all blood pressure levels.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.