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2011-05-03 22:56:56

In a study conducted to examine the health outcomes related to salt intake, as gauged by the amount of sodium excreted in the urine, lower sodium excretion was associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular death, while higher sodium excretion did not correspond with increased risk of hypertension or cardiovascular disease complications, according to a study in the May 4 issue of JAMA. "Extrapolations from observational studies and short-term intervention trials suggest that...

2011-03-23 15:00:00

Study Highlights: -- The less physically active you are, the more your blood pressure rises in response to a high-salt diet. -- Following a low-salt diet may be particularly important in lowering blood pressure among sedentary people. ATLANTA, March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The more physically active you are, the less your blood pressure rises in response to a high-salt diet, researchers reported at the American Heart Association's Nutrition, Physical Activity and...

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2011-03-01 08:15:00

Researchers have found that consuming sugary drinks such as cola and fruit drinks can lead to high blood pressure and say the findings suggest that cutting both sugar and sodium intake could help reduce the onset. High blood pressure is a major risk factor for heart disease, which is the leading cause of death worldwide. In a study of more than 2,500 people in the United States and Britain, researchers, reporting in the journal Hypertension: Journal of the American Heart Association, found...

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2011-02-15 05:50:00

Adding some extra fiber to your diet may be linked to a lower risk of death from cardiovascular, infectious and respiratory diseases, as well as a reduced risk of death from any cause over a nine-year period, according to new research published online Monday in the Archives of Internal Medicine. The government study, the largest of its kind, also links dietary fiber to a lower risk of cancer deaths in men, but not in women.  This may be because men are more likely to die from...

2011-02-04 00:20:48

Studies show drinking vegetables may help increase vegetable intake and support weight management Studies show drinking V8® 100% vegetable juice may be a simple way for people to increase their vegetable intake and may help them manage their weight "“ two areas of concern outlined in the newly released 2010 U.S. Dietary Guidelines for Americans. A study conducted by researchers at the University of California-Davis found that adults who drank one, 8-ounce glass of...

2011-01-13 09:44:00

American Heart Association Presidential Advisory DALLAS, Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Heart Association today issued a call to action for the public, health professionals, the food industry and the government to intensify efforts to reduce the amount of sodium (salt) Americans consume daily. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100222/AHSALOGO) In an advisory, published in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association, the association sets out...

2010-09-17 13:35:09

Foods the lower blood pressure benefit the kidneys as well Certain key ingredients of a diet designed to prevent high blood pressure can ward off kidney stones, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Clinical Journal of the American Society Nephrology (CJASN). The results suggest how low-fat dairy products and/or plants may have potent kidney stone"“fighting properties. The Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet"”which is high in fruits,...

2010-09-17 09:57:00

(Ivanhoe Newswire) "“ Kidney stones are sneaky things, they come out of nowhere and blindside you, but this study shows that by eating a diet to prevent high blood pressure, kidney stones can also be prevented. Certain key ingredients of a low blood pressure diet ward off kidney stones. These magical ingredients that are very important in the fight against the formation of kidney stones are low-fat dairy products and plants. The Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet, is...

2010-09-01 14:09:04

The DASH eating plan, known to reduce blood pressure and bad cholesterol, also reduces the 10-year risk of heart attack, especially among African-Americans, according to research reported in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, an American Heart Association journal. The DASH eating plan emphasizes fruits, vegetables and low-fat dairy products as well as whole grains, poultry, fish and nuts. The plan also calls for a reduction in fats, red meat, sweets, and sugar-containing...

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2010-06-25 06:10:00

Health officials say most adults should limit their salt intake to less than a teaspoon of salt each day, but according to a new government report released Thursday only a mere 1 in 18 actually meet that goal. Health officials advise that 70 percent of adults -- including people with high blood pressure, people over 40, and all African-Americans -- should only be using two-thirds of a teaspoon of salt per day. Salt, which is the main source of sodium for most people, increases the risk of...


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