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Culinary Rx: Whole Grains as Effective as Medication for High Blood Pressure

Culinary Rx: Whole Grains as Effective as Medication for High Blood Pressure

The BMJ (British Medical Journal) published a review of 147 studies on the use of high blood pressure medication in high risk individuals. The review showed that on average, the medications resulted in a decrease in the risk of heart… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Nutrition, Nutritional Medicine, Pharmaceuticals
Coenzyme Q-10: Highly Effective in Lowering High Blood Pressure

Coenzyme Q-10: Highly Effective in Lowering High Blood Pressure

A research group from Monash Medical Center (Victoria, Australia) published a review of 12 clinical trials investigating the use of coenzyme Q-10 for high blood pressure in the Israeli Journal of Hypertension in 2011. 362 patients were involved. Reduction of… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Medicine, Nutrition, Pharmaceuticals
Blood Pressure Medications Can Cause Serious Falls

Blood Pressure Medications Can Cause Serious Falls

The large majority of individuals over the age of 70 take medications to reduce their high blood pressure. A study of 5,000 Medicare beneficiaries was published in JAMA Internal Medicine in December 2014 reviewing the relationship between individuals taking high … 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Pharmaceuticals
Culinary Rx: Garlic for High Blood Pressure

Culinary Rx: Garlic for High Blood Pressure

Dr. Karin Ried and colleagues from the University of Adelaide did an analysis of 14 previous studies on using garlic to treat hypertension as well as doing their own study. Garlic has been shown to stimulate nitric oxide, which has… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Nutrition, Nutritional Medicine
Culinary Rx: Hibiscus Tea for High Blood Pressure

Culinary Rx: Hibiscus Tea for High Blood Pressure

Dr. Diane McKay of the Jean Mayer USDA Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University Boston, MA, reported to the American Heart Association in 2008 the results of her study on the use of hibiscus tea to lower high blood… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Herbal Medicine, Nutrition, Pharmaceuticals
Culinary Rx: The Impact of Flax Seeds on Your Blood Pressure

Culinary Rx: The Impact of Flax Seeds on Your Blood Pressure

As I stated in my previous post, high blood pressure is a very common problem and will affect the majority of individuals over the age of 65. These individuals will have to face the decision as to whether or not… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Nutrition, Nutritional Medicine, Pharmaceuticals
Culinary Rx: Beet Juice vs Drugs for High Blood Pressure

Culinary Rx: Beet Juice vs Drugs for High Blood Pressure

Almost one-third of all adults in the Western world suffer from high blood pressure. For those over 65 the number reaches 50%. Blood pressure measurement consists of two numbers. The first number (systolic) measures blood pressure when your heart is… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Nutrition, Nutritional Medicine
Lower blood pressure with these common plant extracts

Lower blood pressure with these common plant extracts

According to the Center for Disease control, nearly one in three American adults suffers from high blood pressure. This is a problem of great concern, since this condition puts people at higher risk for even more serious health issues like… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health
What Happens when You Drink Green Tea for Blood Pressure?

What Happens when You Drink Green Tea for Blood Pressure?

Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is a condition which effects millions of people all over the world and the World Health Organization has named it as the number one risk factor for cardiac mortality, since it can easily lead to… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Food, Health, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, News, Nutrition, Nutritional Medicine
How to buy health chocolate

How to buy health chocolate

Chocolate is a time honored present for Valentines Day and other holidays. Health chocolate can be purchased that will brighten the heart and the body. Chocolate has many health benefits and has even been used as an aphrodisiac. Healthy chocolate… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Health, Herbal Medicine, Holistic Medicine, Medicine, Nutrition, Nutritional Medicine