Eat This Food to Lower Your Blood Pressure

Move over ACE inhibitors, beta blockers and calcium channel blockers. There’s an exciting new research-proven way to lower high blood pressure. New research in the Journal of the American Heart Association found that eating more walnuts can significantly lower high blood pressure. In the study, researchers found that the combination of adding more walnuts while […]

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Potent Health Benefits of 15 Common Herbs and Spices

We use herbs and spices to enhance our food’s flavor. But often they’re doing so much more for us behind the scenes. Here are some powerful health benefits of 15 common herbs and spices. 1. Basil If you have an herb garden, odds are you’re growing some basil. This aromatic herb adds a flavorful — […]

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How to Stay Fit When You Sit All Day For Work

It’s no secret that sitting for eight hours straight is terrible for your health. Uninterrupted sitting for that amount of time raises the risk of high blood pressure, strokes, diabetes and heart disease. Sure, there are standing desks, but even that doesn’t solve the problem of the sedentary aspect of desk jobs. Standing in the […]

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7 Keys to Recovering from a Major Stroke – by a Survivor

Despite medical advances and increasing awareness of strokes, this tragic and all-too common medical condition is frequently misunderstood. Almost a quarter of those who suffer from strokes are under the age of 65, and between 10 and 15 percent of those who suffer from stroke are 45 or younger. Strokes among those under the age of 49 could […]

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10 Probiotic-Rich Foods to Supercharge Your Diet

Most people know that yogurt (at least the unsweetened kind with live cultures) is a healthy option, but few people consider the many other foods rich in beneficial bacteria or yeasts that help boost health. Here are 10 of my favorite probiotic-rich picks to add to your diet, in order of good to great. 10. Kvass […]

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8 Reasons to Start Using Bergamot Essential Oil

If you have never smelled the fresh, uplifting scent of pure bergamot essential oil, you’ll definitely want to get your hands on some. The fragrant oil not only smells heavenly, it also has many healing properties, too. Here are some of my favorite reasons to love and use this delightful essential oil: Hair Growth In […]

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