Chocolate is clearly one of the most enjoyed foods on the planet, and has one of the oldest documented histories of use going back to 1100 BC. And yet, many still harbor guilt about consuming it because they associate it with "candy," having never been exposed to the growing body of research indicating it may actually be closer to a "medicine."
Painful hemorrhoids, high blood pressure and skin issues, such as psoriasis, all have something in common: Blood flow. Research finds these three issues can all be successfully treated with the pine bark extract called Pycnogenol.
Diet debates aside, the Mediterranean Diet is still proving to reduce the risk of heart disease, diabetes and those conditions that produce them.
A large international study has found much of the advice given by doctors to their heart patients and others with regard to sodium consumption has been WRONG.
These delicious seeds may be tiny, but they boast BIG therapeutic qualities over a wide range of conditions.
New data shows that grape seed extract may be a safe and effective alternative to pharmaceuticals for lowering blood pressure.
Eating even less than a cup of blueberries a day helps fend off heart disease, cancer, brain aging, and much more. Here are seven great reasons to eat more blueberries every day.
In a groundbreaking new study, garlic compared favorably to the blockbuster blood pressure medication atenolol in lowering blood pressure in subjects with hypertension.
For thousands of years Ayurvedic medicine has utilized the galls of the pistachio tree to treat asthma, skin conditions and heart conditions. Now science is showing us the proof.
Hypertension affects about 30% of adults worldwide. While most people try to cut back on salt to lower their pressure, a better strategy may be to add these healthy foods to the menu.
Given the growing body of scientific support on its health benefits, sesame would be just as at home in a medicine cabinet as it would be a kitchen cupboard.
Ask most women and they'll tell you that a good dose of chocolate really takes the edge off. It’s not a joke. Science confirms that eating dark chocolate helps relieve emotional stress and also lowers blood pressure.
Can coconut oil boost your metabolism and brain function, increase your immune health and reduce fever? Here are over 50 more coconut oil benefits backed by science.
The fact is that refined white salt, such as commercial table salt is bad, very bad stuff. Unrefined natural salt on the other hand is good, very good stuff providing many health benefits.
A new study reveals that the use of calcium-channel blockers for 10 or more years was associated with significantly higher risks of both ductal breast cancer and lobular breast cancer.