Food and Health, Prevention

The 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) offer lots of helpful nutrition advice, but I couldn't help noticing some pieces that were missing...
 
Food and Health

Those who have read “Salt Toxicity and Hypertension” (1)are aware this reviewer has long maintained that a physiologically normal blood pressure (BP) or the optimal BP level for humans is likely below 100/60 mmHg. Our closest biological relatives (chimpanzees, orangutans, bonobos, and gorillas) and likely our ancient ancestors all evolved...
Food and Health, Prevention

The average salt intake of Americans and all modern societies far exceeds what is needed and this excessive intake appears to be promoting many serious diseases including elevated blood pressure (BP) and hypertension (HTN). There is also no doubt that HTN is a major risk factor for damage to the heart and vascular system contributing ... Salt Toxicity Promotes Inflammation
Food and Health, Kids

Eating healthy doesn’t have to be difficult, expensive, or time-consuming and can lead to a longer and healthier life.
Food and Health, Prevention

High blood pressure contributes to about 1,100 deaths each day. For that reason, and because high blood pressure is often without symptoms, it’s been dubbed the “silent killer.”