Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death worldwide. A study published in the British Medical Journal connecting the consumption of dark chocolate and heart disease is creating a lot of excitement. The researchers concluded that the blood pressure and cholesterol lowering effects of plain dark chocolate “could represent an effective and cost effective […]
New Study: Combination of Cholesterol-lowering Foods Works Better for Lowering LDL than Diet of Low Saturated Fats.
People trying to lower their low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels (LDL-C) do better over a 6-month period when urged to eat a diet that combines cholesterol-lowering foods (nuts, soy protein, plant sterols, etc.) than they do when counseled […]
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People who have rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are more likely to die of cardiovascular disease than those who don’t have the condition, according to a newly published 5-year study. The results of the study have been published in BioMed […]
Hypertension is the technical medical name for high blood pressure. “Blood pressure” means the pressure against the walls of arteries of blood as it travels through them pumped by the heart. The arteries are the tubes, large and small, that carry oxygen-rich blood to all the parts of the body.
A description of […]
Nutrition Recommendations for Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
Hypertension, or high blood pressure, affects an astounding twenty-five percent of Americans. Although it frequently presents few or no symptoms, this condition costs more than ten billion dollars annually.
What is Hypertension?
With each beat, the heart pushes blood through the circulatory system, delivering oxygen and nutrients to […]
Soy/Milk Protein Supplements Linked to Lower Blood Pressure
A study just published in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association found that both soy protein supplements and milk were linked to lower systolic blood pressure, as opposed to refined carbohydrate dietary supplements.
This is the first controlled clinical trial to show that milk protein lowers […]
New research from St. Michael’s Hospital and the University of Toronto demonstrate that eating nuts every day will help control Type 2 diabetes and complications.
The research was published in the journal, Diabetes Care and showed that consuming two ounces of nuts daily as a replacement for carbohydrates (pasta, bread, rice, cereals, etc) proved effective […]
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An apple a day can keep the doctor away but it can also lower levels of bad cholesterol and improve levels of good cholesterol while also causing weight […]
Recent Study: High Fiber in the Diet Decreases Risk of Death, Many Diseases
A newly-published US study of over 350,000 people over a nine-year period shows strong links between high amounts of fiber in the diet and reduced risks of death, including death from cardioascular, infectious, and respiratory diseases.
The National Institutes of Health-AARP Diet […]
A recent comparison study that measured results from two popular weight loss diets ended in a “tie” for allowing the subjects to drop a significant number of pounds. But it was the low-carbohydrate diet that also brought down the participants’ blood pressure, giving better results than the weight loss drug orlistat. The research was performed […]