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Caffeine has long been known to elevate blood pressure (BP). A well-designed study examined the impact of 250 mg of caffeine in subjects who had consumed no coffee in the previous 3 weeks. This study found caffeine increased BP by an average of 14/10 mmHg an hour after consumption....
 
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Moderate consumption of alcohol has already been shown to cut the risk of developing heart disease and stroke. Recent evidence has also found that moderate intake of alcohol reduces insulin resistance and may reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. A Dutch study published in the January 2002...
 

The purpose of nutrition month is to help the public become aware of the importance of good nutrition and a healthful eating plan.
 

Looking for compelling nutrition posters to brighten your walls with motivation and education? You have come to the right place!
 
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The regular consumption of tea has been repeatedly associated with a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and at least several types of cancer. A recent study in Japan followed over 12,000 people 65 to 84 for over 5 years. They found that the risk of dying from CVD in those drinking 7 or more ... The Regular Consumption of Tea May Help Slow Aging
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There is already convincing evidence that people who drink more tea suffer fewer heart attacks and strokes. Some of the phytochemicals found in tea might help prevent and/or slow the progression of at least several types of cancer. Epidemiological data have fairly consistently found that people who drink more tea are less likely to lose ... Tea for the Mind
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The benefits of including tea in your diet appear to be endless. To take advantage of these benefits you must choose the right tea and brew it properly. This is not easy for the untrained shopper ? there are so many varieties on the market, which one do you...