Tag Archives: Heart disease

Garlic and Vitamin-C: Good for your blood pressure.

Publishing in the journal Nutrition Research scientists showed that a combination of garlic and vitamin-C are effective in helping those with marginally elevated blood pressure to get it down. They reported that while garlic alone provided some benefit, vitamin-C alone … Continue reading

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Four studies show the whole grain connection to heart health

A 1998 study of 34,000 women showed that those who ate at least one serving of whole grains per day had between a 30% and a 36% lower risk of heart disease. (“Whole-Grain Intake May Reduce the Risk of Ischemic … Continue reading

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Whole grain evidence continues to pile up?

Data continues to pour in from studies investigating the amazing health-protecting power of whole grains. The more we look, the more we find that whole grains do things in our diets that other foods don’t, and processed grains like white … Continue reading

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Omega-3 and Heart Health – The link is now stronger

  The importance of omega-3 fatty acids to human health first appeared as benefits to the heart. They were initially identified as heart-health protectors that helped keep cholesterol balanced, triglycerides low and blood flow easier through veins and arteries. Decades … Continue reading

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More good news about omega-3’s and heart health!

Writing in the November 1, 2005 issue of Circulation, the journal published by the American Heart Association, researchers presented a study showing that daily supplementation with omega-3 fatty acids can reduce the risk of fatal cardiac events in high-risk patients. … Continue reading

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WAYS OF MANAGING YOUR BLOOD PRESSURE

By now you have probably begun to see just how important it is to closely monitor your blood pressure. Having your blood pressure readings taken only when you are sick and have to see a doctor or when you go … Continue reading

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HOW HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE CAUSES HEART DISEASE

High blood pressure and Heart Damage Chronic, uncontrolled high blood pressure damages both the heart muscle and blood vessels, making it one of the most important causes of heart disease. Blood pressure readings measure the force of the blood as … Continue reading

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