Food and Health, Prevention

The most common cause of dementia, accounting for about 60% of all cases of dementia, is Alzheimer's disease (AD). AD is a debilitating and incurable brain disease that affects about six million Americans age 65 and older. Current pharmacological treatments are of little benefit and do little or nothing...
 

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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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 changes matter. How can we convince ... Biometric Makeover- high blood pressure treatment and prevention
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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.
Food and Health, Prevention

Most people know that consuming less sodium helps lower blood pressure, but the important role of potassium is often overlooked...
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The American Heart Association and American College of Cardiologists have announced new blood pressure categories, changing what defines high blood pressure from 140/90 mmHg to 130/80 mmHg.