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5 Foods That Can Lower Your Blood Pressure

Adding certain types of foods to your diet can make a significant difference in lowering high blood pressure. The following blood-pressure lowering foods are a great addition to your heart-healthy diet plan. Blood-Pressure Lowering Foods 1. Fruits, vegetables, and low-fat dairy foods. According to…

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A Heart-Healthy Diet Plan Should Include Organic Foods

There's no question that organic foods are an important part of a heart-healthy diet plan. But the popularity of organic food has led to a lot of misrepresentation and clever marketing, making it easy to be fooled about the products you buy. Nothing can stop a local grower from claiming produce is…

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Foods that Help to Knock Out Disease and Slow Down Aging

Normally, we think of antioxidants in simple, neat terms as foods or ingredients that protect our inner turf by knocking out damaging free radicals at the heart of chronic inflammation and accelerated aging. Now, we know that many antioxidant-rich foods, like blueberries and turmeric, actually have…

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The Health Benefits of Onions

Onions are an interesting food. When you eat them raw, the taste is quite sharp. But sauté them in a pan, and they get sweeter as they cook. They’re also an extremely versatile food—adding flavor to salads, sauces and many different dishes. But what many people don’t realize the health…

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Avoid Trouble Swallowing Pills With These Tricks

I have some readers and patients who don’t choose their nutritional supplements based on what’s best for their health, but rather on which pills are easiest to swallow. If you have trouble swallowing pills, you know exactly what I mean. As you get older, pill swallowing can get tough, but…

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How to Knock Out Diabetes Before It Develops

As you know, Type 2 diabetes has reached epidemic proportions in our country. Even children are developing Type 2 diabetes in record numbers. How do you know if you’re at risk? If you suspect your blood sugar is going up, ask your doctor to order a hemoglobin A1C blood test, which is like doing…

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