5 Foods That Lower Blood Pressure

Lower Your Blood Pressure Naturally with Nattokinase

…instead look for ways to lower blood pressure naturally. Nattokinase is a Natural Solution to Reduce Blood Pressure One of my top recommendations to lower your blood pressure naturally is with a nutrient called nattokinase, which comes from the Japanese food natto. I like the fact that it addresses an often…

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5 Food Label Traps and How to Avoid Them

food shopping. Reading food labels will pay off by helping to avoid what I call food label traps. Food-Label Trap #1. Don’t look for “low sodium,” instead look at the sodium-potassium ratio. Many doctors are focused on lowering sodium for healthy blood pressure. But just as important as lowering

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4 Secrets for Preventing Diabetes & Controlling It

…consciousness (this is a rare sign) Plus, there are two key symptoms that can also tell you if you're experiencing insulin resistance and headed toward developing diabetes: * Blood pressure increases. Insulin promotes smooth-muscle growth in blood vessel walls, which then contributes to the formation of plaque…

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A Heart-Healthy Diet Plan Should Include Organic Foods

…must—with other foods like kiwis and avocados, organic doesn’t matter. That’s because pesticides can’t penetrate their skin. Now it’s your turn: Which organic foods do you include in your heart-healthy diet plan? You May Also Be Interested In: * 5 Foods that Can Lower Your Blood Pressure * More Tips…

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5 Common Cardiovascular Myths

…chemicals. Lowering your body weight by just 10 percent can bring down your blood pressure numbers and reduce your risk for type 2 diabetes. * Saturated fat is something to be feared. Patients often avoid foods containing saturated fats, such as meat, eggs, nuts, and butter, fearing that saturated fat…

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The 10 Most Common Heart Health Fallacies

…of potentially-damaging inflammatory chemicals. Lowering your body weight by just 10 percent can bring down your blood pressure numbers and reduce your risk for type 2 diabetes. So when it comes to weight loss, keep in mind that a little means a lot. 5. No pain, no gain. Getting patients to exercise…

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When and How to Find a Natural Heart Doctor

foods. For instance, potassium rich foods can relax the arterial walls, which helps to lower blood pressure and prevent heart attacks and strokes. You also want a doctor that doesn't focus on driving your cholesterol lower, but understands that inflammation is the real cause of heart disease and that

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Budget Tips for Healthy Living

food restaurants or buying high-fat snacks! Healthy Living Budget Tip #2: Add more turmeric in your cooking. This great curry spice, which you probably already have in your kitchen, contains curcumin, a potent anti-inflammatory. Also use garlic and onions. They can lower blood pressure, thin the blood,…

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More Mounting Evidence Shows Chocolate Helps Prevent Strokes

…said, chocolate is one of the most surprising heart-healthy foods you can eat. Studies have shown that it can help to lower your blood pressure and reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease. Now, a new study adds to the mounting evidence that chocolate can help to prevent strokes in men. For this study…

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What You May Not Know About Naturopathic Medicine

…light), but the root cause of why blood pressure is elevated must be addressed concurrently. The same is true for dispensing “green” or natural medicines that lower blood pressure; the cause must be investigated and addressed while the blood pressure lowering agent takes effect in the body. What…

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The Health Benefits of Onions

…Artichoke Pasta * Pasta Primavera Now it’s your turn: What’s your favorite way to eat onions? You May Also Be Interested in * 5 Foods that Can Lower Your Blood Pressure * Three Cardiovascular Nutrition Tips

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Heart Healthy Eating: Cooking Brussels Sprouts

…manganese—which help to fight oxidative stress that can lead to heart disease. They also contain glucobrassicin and vitamin K which help to stave off inflammation. Plus, they’re a good source of folate which has been shown to lower blood pressure in women. Given all of these valuable health perks…

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The Healing Power of Ginger

…the blood much like aspirin, patients taking pharmaceutical blood thinners like Coumadin (warfarin) should consult with their doctors before adding ginger to their diets. Now it's your turn: What's your favorite way to eat ginger? You May Also Be Interested In * Foods that Lower Blood Pressure * The…

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Warming Up When Your Hands and Feet Are Always Cold

…dosage: Take 1 g with food. * Take L-arginine. This amino acid is the primary raw material for producing nitric oxide, which promotes normal blood vessel dilation. L-arginine reduces endothelial dysfunction and improves functional status in patients with coronary and/or lower extremity vascular blockages…

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Avoid Trouble Swallowing Pills With These Tricks

…or crush tablets, mixing the contents into a cold food such as yogurt or apple sauce. Now it’s your turn: How do you swallow pills? You May Also Be Interested in * 5 Pennywise Secrets to Better Health * 5 Foods that Can Lower Your Blood Pressure

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Can Shifting Your Sleep Schedule Cause a Heart Attack?

…area. Plus, drink a cup of tea that contains valerian or chamomile, both of which help to make you drowsy. * Consider getting an Earthing sheet for your bed, which helps to lower blood pressure and inflammation and promote sleep. * Avoid easy-to-grab convenience foods and follow a heart-healthy diet…

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Season Your Way to Better Heart Health

…kitchen cabinet right now. 10 Seasonings that Boost Your Heart Health 1. Garlic — This is number one on my hit parade. Garlic's benefits are numerous. It's antibacterial, antifungal, and antiviral. It lowers homocysteine, cholesterol, and blood pressure. It's a great source of sulfur, an important…

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