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Resistant Hypertension (HTN) is diagnosed when the patient's blood pressure (BP) remains at 140/90 or higher despite being on 3 or more anti-HTN drugs. Clinical trials have shown that between 20 and 30% of the people in America with HTN now have resistant HTN. While most patients initially diagnosed...
 

Putting together a comprehensive and engaging cooking demonstration is hard work -- but that's about to change.
 

Health fair prizes or incentives can move games, presentations, and activities from good to great!
 
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In February 2004 a panel of experts from the Institute of Medicine?s Food and Nutrition Board released its report on the need for water, salt and potassium.1 The new guidelines make it clear that the average American is consuming too much salt. This report sets a toxic upper limit (UL) for sodium as 2,300 mg. ... IOM Recommends Less Salt
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When it comes to losing excess weight, most people focus on how much they are eating, e.g. they watch portion sizes and count calories. Unfortunately, most people who restrict calories and lose some weight initially usually complain about increased hunger. When people are hungrier their commitment to eating less usually wanes over time and the ... Calorie-Density Classifications for Foods
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According to a recent article published in the May 4, 2011 issue of Journal of the American Medical Association, and articles that appeared in the mass media in its wake, a higher sodium intake was associated with only a very modest increase in systolic blood pressure (BP) but a surprising...
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To test my son's hypothesis of satiety for his science fair project, each volunteer ate as much as they wanted until they felt full and the amount was recorded. To ensure that each volunteer was hungry and to avoid bias each volunteer was not allowed to eat 2 hours...