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Yes. Bread can be sinister to individuals with high blood pressure (hypertension)! Shocking, isn’t it?
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Hi again. It’s Amanda from Optimal Health. As a fitness professional, I often come across clients that are overweight, plagued with low energy and have a hard time focusing. Typically, these people just plod from day to day without doing anything to address these issues…
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Fruits are not only rich in vitamins, they are also very delicious! So if you’re diabetic and are forbidden to eat fruits, don’t fret. What you are about to discover are the 8 fruits that are low in carbohydrates, low-GI, and yes, good for your diabetes diet regimen!
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If you've just been diagnosed with hypertension or are pre-disposed by way of family history, you might be worried about taking medication to bring your numbers down. Lifestyle indeed plays the starring role in the prevention and treatment of high blood pressure.
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Preventing or reversing Type-2 Diabetes may be easier than you think! — And may only take a sweet little addition to your daily breakfast…
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It started in July of last year when the United States FDA (Food & Drug Administration) announced that it was pulling several types of generic cardiovascular drugs such as Valsartan and Losartan, due to trace amounts of the nitrosamines N-Nitrosodiethylamine (NDEA) and N-Nitroso N-Methyl 4-amino butyric acid (NMBA) found in many of the prescribed medications.
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Statin use to help lower cholesterol in the blood, is now linked to an elevated risk of Type 2 Diabetes among high-risk (i.e. overweight) individuals, reports Erasmus University in Rotterdam.
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It is important to keep blood sugar levels as stable as possible when you have diabetes. And the simple act of avoiding or minimizing foods that cause big blood sugar spikes is essential.
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Today, most people are affected with some form of blood pressure issue. Whether high or low, any unusual blood pressure can be quite dangerous.
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Few people dispute the taste appeal of brown sugar.
With its complex hints of toffee or caramel, brown sugar lends exquisite flavor to all kinds of recipes, from cookies to baked ham.
However, when it comes to brown sugar being “healthier” than white sugar, that’s just a myth. There’s really no difference between the two in terms of calories and nutrition.
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High Blood Pressure or Hypertension is the cause for 15% of the deaths each year in America, according to a Harvard University study. While it causes no symptoms, it raises the risks of...
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There’s no secret that our eating habits play a significant role in our health and when someone is living with Diabetes or Insulin Resistance, the most natural, effective and doable treatment is to control the amount of carbohydrates and sugars in their diet.
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Greetings. It’s Dr. Ben with 10 easy-to-implement recommendations to help protect you and your family against 10 nasty dangers you’re probably not aware of.
Did you know that a recent biomonitoring survey by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...
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Yes, you heard right. Sexual activity isn’t just pleasurable. Having sex is good for heart health, and I’ll be the first to admit that, at first glance, the above headline just sounds like humorous marketing within a relationship: “Not only that, sex is good for our heart health. We’d be stupid NOT to have it every day—like a multivitamin!”
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You may not know it, but a bad night’s sleep does more than leave you feeling groggy, fatigued, and irritable the next morning. When you routinely have a bad night’s sleep, you increase your risk of major health problems like heart disease, high blood pressure and stroke. You also risk personal injury operating a motor vehicle and/or on the job through lack of focus, and you increase the risk of harming others around you.
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I can’t count how many times I’ve felt mentally exhausted after a long week. On many occasions, I’ve felt so forgetful and brain-fogged from stress and over-stimulation that it felt like I’d literally put my brain in a microwave and turned it to mush. I’ve come to realize that many of us don’t take care of our brains the way we should.
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I bet you've recently heard the words eat clean at least a couple of times since everybody is talking about it. But what does eating clean really mean?
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Preventing or reversing Type-2 Diabetes may be easier than you think! — And may only take a sweet little addition to your daily breakfast…
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High Blood Pressure or Hypertension causes 15% of deaths in America, according to a Harvard University. While it causes no symptoms, it raises the risks of “serial killers” such as...
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Congratulations! If you've decided today to take better care of your heart health and reduce your risk of heart attack, stroke and heart disease, you've made an important decision that thousands tragically fail to make until it's too late. Every year, about 735,000 Americans have a heart attack. More than 47% of sudden cardiac deaths...
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Magnesium deficiency has been called the "silent epidemic" of modern times, and it's on the rise. Research by the World Health Organization concluded 75% of Americans are Magnesium-deficient, which can lead to major health problems like heart disease, hypertension, cancer, and diabetes. The trouble is, insomnia, brain fog, depression, and other early warning signs of Magnesium deficiency are so common...
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The American Heart Association calls high blood pressure "the silent killer" for good reason. As a leading cause of death worldwide from stroke and heart disease, high blood pressure (HBP) has few signs or symptoms—and it’s a killer on the rise. According to the American Heart Association, there was a 39% increase in HBP-related deaths in America between 2001 and 2011...
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Vitamin B12 is a dynamo when it comes to keeping you energized, mentally sharp and feeling great. It boosts metabolism by helping convert carbohydrates to glucose and maintains healthy digestion. It also keeps blood cells healthy, promotes mental clarity and helps reduce depression and stress. Plus, B12 promotes vibrant hair, skin and nails—so you look great too—and protects against heart disease and cancers like prostate and breast cancer...
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