Could This One Little Dietary Tweak Save Your Life?

Reduction of salt consumption by just 15 percent could save the lives of millions. If we cut our salt intake by half a teaspoon a day, which is achievable simply by avoiding salty foods and not adding salt to our food, we might prevent 22 percent of stroke deaths and 16 percent of fatal heart […]

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Wakame Seaweed Salad May Lower Blood Pressure

I used to think of seaweed as just a beneficial whole-food source of minerals like iodine, for which it is the most concentrated dietary source. Indeed, just a daily half-teaspoon of mild seaweeds, like arame or dulse, or two sheets of nori should net you all the iodine you need for the day. But, the […]

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10 Gluten-Free Grains to Add to Your Diet

Whether you’re sensitive to gluten or just wanting to eat less of it, here are 6 gluten-free grains that offer many health benefits: Amaranth Amaranth has a unique and earthy flavor and is high in fiber and protein. Technically, it is neither a grain nor a grass but a plant that is related to spinach […]

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