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2009-06-08 14:53:00

Penny for Penny, Milk, Cheese and Yogurt Pack a Big Nutrition Punch ROSEMONT, Ill., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Food prices rose by 5.5 percent in the past year, and they're expected to increase up to an additional 4 percent in 2009.(1) As Americans continue to cut costs in the current economic environment, leading nutrition experts fear many will do so at the expense of a nutritious diet.

2009-05-12 17:57:19

Women who followed the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension diet to lower blood pressure halved their rate of heart failure, U.S.

2009-05-12 11:35:57

A diet designed to prevent and treat high blood pressure also may be associated with a lower risk of heart failure among women, according to a report in the May 11 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals.

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2009-05-11 07:10:49

An international research team has identified a number of unsuspected genetic variants associated with systolic blood pressure (SBP), diastolic blood pressure (DBP), and hypertension (high blood pressure), suggesting potential avenues of investigation for the prevention or treatment of hypertension.

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2009-05-06 08:07:24

A simple, automated feedback system made hypertension patients more aware of their potentially fatal or disabling disease and helped them significantly lower their high blood pressure, according to a report published in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes.

2009-04-22 21:46:26

Drinking at least one glass of low-sodium vegetable juice daily may help overweight people with metabolic syndrome lose weight, U.S. researchers say.

2009-03-26 10:34:16

Young blacks are much more likely to die of heart disease before the age of 50 than young whites, according to a new study in the New England Journal of Medicine.

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2009-03-10 07:24:18

March is National Nutrition Month, and an opportunity for Americans to take control of their health, including their blood pressure, through nutritious eating.

2009-02-19 09:27:28

For the one in five people with metabolic syndrome, cutting back on salt could be the key to lowering blood pressure.


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  • A coin originally worth six pennies Scots, and later three; held equivalent to an English halfpenny.
  • (in plural) Money; cash.
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