Cooking

Do you cringe a bit when your clients say their blood pressure is a little high, but they’re “not too worried about it”?  It’s not called the “silent killer” for nothing. The American Heart Association states blood pressure is absolutely the most important risk factor for stroke. 1 Lifestyle...
 

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Food and Health, Prevention

The food you eat affects every living cell in your body. From providing energy to padding organs, we need food for every part of our bodies. So, if you're looking for good health, try eating from head to toe...
Prevention

The results of the recent twin study showing the strong association between high sodium intake and elevated BP that is independent of central adiposity coupled with Dr. Hinderliter’s study of the DASH diet and exercise program described here confirm research conducted at the Pritikin Center 35+ years ago. Overall, it seems clear that most patients diagnosed with elevated BP could lower their BP sufficiently to avoid the need for BP-drugs.
Kids

When my son was 6 years old he came home from school and proudly told me “Beets are nature’s candy!” His class had learned about different vegetables and beets were his favorite because they taste sweeter than many other vegetables when roasted. Beets have made a comeback lately. I've...


The impact of too much added salt over the long term is likely far greater than the relatively modest changes in BP observed in short-term clinical trials...