How to Treat High Blood Pressure with Diet

High blood pressure ranks as the number-one risk factor for death and disability in the world. In the video below, I showed how a plant-based diet may prevent high blood pressure. But what do we do if we already have it? The American Heart Association, the American College of Cardiology, and the Centers for Disease Control […]

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11 Reasons to Love Watermelon

It’s watermelon season! The mostly gigantic fruit are popping up in gardens, farmer’s markets and grocery stores. And, that’s a good thing. Not only do these fruit quench thirst from the scorching hot days of August, they are packed with nutrition to boost your health. Here are 11 reasons to love watermelon: 1.  Watermelon is […]

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5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Quitting Your Birth Control

When I got the IUD three years ago, I was in love immediately. Well, almost immediately. For the first few hours after the insertion, I was curled up on the sofa in a pair of yoga pants with a book, waiting for the cramps to subside. But after that, my relationship with my new ParaGard was pretty […]

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