Exercise is a great way to prevent or lower high blood pressure. Some people even use exercise to get off of hypertension medications.
Our country is under siege from health epidemics. Nearly two in five people are obese. Close to one in ten has Type 2 diabetes. Heart disease is the cause of one in four deaths. But, to most people’s surprise, the root cause of these diseases is usually suboptimal hormone levels. It’s true that diet, exercise and lifestyle […]
We all know that flaxseeds and flaxseed oil are superfoods that are great for us and that we should be making the effort to eat more of them. But, there are more research-based reasons than ever to start eating more flaxseeds this year. Here are 10 of the best ones: Flaxseeds are Rich in Omega […]
If there was one little bit of health advice you thought you could count on, it would most certainly be, “Eat your vegetables!” Veggies are certainly an important part of a nourishing diet (they’re loaded with nutrients that are beneficial to health), but they come with caveats, just like everything else. At least nine different […]
Over time, the narrowing of blood vessels may lead to stroke, heart attack or vision loss. Avoid these foods that narrow your blood vessels.
From holiday desserts and snowball cookies, almonds find their way into a wide range of holiday baked goods this time of year. But, there are enough health benefits of eating more almonds to make them a delicious part of your diet all year round. Here are some of the many reasons to start eating more […]
Are high-protein diets during pregnancy healthful or harmful? That question was answered about 40 years ago in the infamous Harlem Trial of 1976: a “randomized controlled trial of nutritional supplementation pregnancy, in a poor black urban population in the United States.” The study, which I discuss in my video below “was begun when protein was commonly […]