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Yet another reason to eat well -- a healthy diet helps prevent kidney stones. Loading up on fruits, vegetables, nuts, low-fat dairy products, and whole grains, while limiting salt, red and processed meats, and sweetened beverages is an effective way to ward off kidney stones, according to a new study.
New Studies Show Healthy Lifestyle Habits Reduce Risk of Chronic Disease WASHINGTON, Aug.
Reducing salt can result in lower blood pressure, but it's unclear if this helps those with sustained high blood pressure long-term, German researchers say. The findings are published in a form of a rapid report in Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care.
Adults who use less salt in their diet can experience a slight reduction in their blood pressure in the medium term.
Adherence to modifiable lifestyle and dietary factors including maintaining normal weight, daily vigorous exercise
A team led by researchers from the National Institutes of Health today reported the discovery of five genetic variants related to blood pressure in African-Americans, findings that may provide new clues to treating and preventing hypertension.
A heart healthy diet and moderate physical exercise may be the best thing for the brain as well, U.S. researchers have learned.
Eating a "heart healthy" diet and maintaining or increasing participation in moderate physical activity may help preserve our memory and thinking abilities as we age, according to new research reported today at the Alzheimer's Association 2009 International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease (ICAD 2009) in Vienna.
Consuming an amino acid commonly found in vegetable protein may be associated with lower blood pressure, researchers report in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association.
Food prices rose by 5.5 percent in the past year and are expected to increase up to an additional 4 percent in 2009.
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