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Blood Pressure — Bringing It Down Before It’s Too Late

Blood Pressure — Bringing It Down Before It’s Too Late

There are simple measures you can take to improve your heart health by lowering your blood pressure before high blood pressure leads to serious complications. Treating high blood pressure (BP) with medication involves either ‘fooling’ the kidneys into removing additional fluid from the body, or by making the heart beat [...]

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Cholesterol Levels Can Be Lowered with a Good Diet and Phytosterols

Cholesterol Levels Can Be Lowered with a Good Diet and Phytosterols

Phytosterols, also called plant sterols, are phytochemicals– substances naturally occurring in fruits and vegetables. According to many epidemiological studies, phytochemicals significantly reduce the risk of cancer, most likely because of their powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects on our bodies. A new Canadian research study shows that phytosterol supplements can lower [...]

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Sleep Disorders Age Us Faster and Hasten the Onset of Disease

Sleep Disorders Age Us Faster and Hasten the Onset of Disease

Simple insomnia, so common in older adults, may speed the onset or increase the severity of age-related conditions such as type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity, and memory loss. Nearly a decade ago, researchers at the University of Chicago discovered that not getting enough sleep does a lot more [...]

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The Five Most Important Anti-aging Behaviors You Need to Know Right Now

The Five Most Important Anti-aging Behaviors You Need to Know Right Now

Finally, an anti-aging behavior regimen that anyone can do, for zero financial outlay, and that raises your odds way up for a longer and healthier life. A twenty-five year-long study of more than 2,357 men has found five significant behaviors that, barring genetic or environmental factors out of our control, [...]

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Men's Health

MEN’S HEALTH: Using Foods as Medicine

MEN’S HEALTH: Using Foods as Medicine

Optimum physical health and wellness requires a diet rich in good fats, flavonoids and antioxidants. The ideal heart healthy, immune supporting, anti-aging diet requires a variety of foods and supplements to maintain men’s health and wellness. What is in our kitchen cupboards may have more impact on our health than [...]

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