The Surprising Habit that Raises Your Blood Pressure and Causes Cancer

Barbecue season is here. But before you grab that grill you might want to keep reading, especially if you’re prone to high blood pressure or heart disease. That’s because recent research shows that grilling regularly can increase your blood pressure. According to the study published in the medical journal Circulation researchers found that eating grilled […]

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How a High Salt Diet is Assaulting Your Arteries

If you put people on a low-salt diet, meaning only getting twice as much sodium as they need, as opposed to a usual salt diet where they’re getting five times more, you get a significant improvement in artery function. Lower salt begets better arterial function, suggesting heart-protective effects beyond just blood pressure reduction. Now, this […]

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