Blood Pressure Treatment

4 Blood Pressure Prevention Biggies +1


Wouldn’t it be nice if someone could deliver a pre-heart-attack message to you at the dinner table one evening, letting you know “the big one” was imminent? It would give you time to take care of your affairs, say goodbye to loved ones, and meditate on the meaning of your life. Better yet, it might

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Better Living Through Chemistry: 3 Solid Lifelong Uses of Dietary Supplements


What did the pioneers do to supplement their diet? They ate more food, if they could get it! We’re lucky we live in an era when we have many unique options available to us to improve our health. Countless research studies have been completed to verify the goodness of foods we already knew were healthy.

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Preventing Heart Disease: Antioxidant Supplements or Real Food?


If you Google heart disease and antioxidants and then read a smattering of articles about it, two important facts will emerge. First, vitamin-based antioxidant supplements have been shown to have only a small anti-oxidant effect on the risk of heart disease. This is somewhat of a surprise, because we were always told, since a landmark

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Holiday High Blood Pressure: Worse than Coal in Your Stocking


The holidays are here. So much has gone into preparation for this moment; the shopping, the baking, the Christmas cards. Now that the festive gatherings are finally upon us, a million things happen at once. Homes become a swirl of family members, baked goods, wrapping paper and football games on television. Meanwhile, parties are being

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Benefits of Taking Aronia Berry Supplements


According to many researchers, aronia berries or chokeberries offer many benefits for the body. In fact, the United States Department of Agriculture has said that among several food sources, the aronia berry got the highest ORAC value. ORAC stands for Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity. It measures that anti-oxidative power of a food source. Because of

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How to Reduce Your Cholesterol Level and Have a Healthier Heart


Some of the major health issues of people living in the United States are cardiovascular diseases. This is a class of health problems that includes conditions affecting the veins, heart and arteries. One of the causes of these conditions is a high cholesterol level. What is Cholesterol? Your blood contains lipids (fats). Cholesterol is the waxy

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