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2011-12-15 14:05:25

A new study published in the January 2012 edition of American Journal of Clinical Nutrition shows that beef can play a role in a cholesterol-lowering diet, despite commonly held beliefs.

2011-12-13 06:35:00

Prehypertension affects more than 50 million people in the U.S. It’s blood pressure between 120/80 mm Hg and 139/89 mm Hg, and puts people at an increased risk of stroke.

Salt Consumption Debate: Too Much Or Too Little?
2011-11-23 12:56:56

Doctors and health experts have warned us for years that too much salt intake is bad for our health, but a new study suggests that too little salt intake may be just as bad for our heart health as higher doses.

2011-11-15 19:34:48

For patients who have suffered an ischemic stroke, traditional treatment prescribes keeping subsequent blood pressure levels as low as possible to reduce the risk of another stroke.

2011-11-15 09:51:54

Among patients who experienced an ischemic stroke, systolic blood pressure levels of less than 120 mm Hg, or higher than 140 mm Hg, were associated with an increased risk of subsequent stroke.

2011-11-11 08:00:00

Salt Institute says federal bureaucrats will be held responsible for ignoring solid medical research while pushing a dangerous, low-sodium diet on an unsuspecting public Silver

2011-07-07 00:00:29

Salt Institute calls on government to cease anti-salt efforts.

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2011-06-08 05:15:00

A new report by US News and World Report compiled profiles and information on 20 diets to find the best overall diet.

2011-06-07 07:50:00

WASHINGTON, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News Media Group, publisher of usnews.com, the annual Best Hospitals rankings and an array of U.S. News & World Report-branded products, today announced the release of its Best Diets rankings.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.