Salt has gotten a bad rap when it comes to blood pressure. Sugar is the real culprit.
Watermelon is so much more than just a highly refreshing summertime treat. From the perspective of a growing body of clinical research, it is a truly medicinal food.
Recent news from the American Heart Association claims that 1 out of every 10 Americans dies from eating too much salt. But is it true?
"There's a better way" than the one-size-fits-all-cure-all oral contraceptives prescribed by psychiatrists and gynecologists.
The seed of this much cherished vegetable has recently been found to lower blood pressure in a human study.
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.
What is green coffee? Before Dr. Oz featured it on his show this year, creating a global consumer feeding frenzy, it had already been investigated over thirty years ago for its possible liver-regenerating, detoxifying and anti-cancer properties.
A new clinical study on the turmeric spice compound curcumin indicates that this ancient spice may soon be elevated to a cutting-edge medicine, as it was found capable of reducing post-bypass heart attacks by 56%.
You can't beet this vegetable's ability to infuse your body with life-giving nutrition. Is beet a powerful healer? You bloody well better believe it!
Sweet and juicy are two reasons to eat strawberries. Here are 8 more healthy excuses to eat lots of them.
Anecdotes about the health benefits of apple cider vinegar proliferate wildly, as do claims by skeptics that it is nothing more than placebo medicine. So, what does the scientific evidence actually say?
BPA-lined Containers Hike Blood Pressure - Immediately A recent study finds drinking from BPA-lined containers can immediately raise ones blood pressure. Did you notice the word 'immediately'?
Blood pressure is a major focus of cardiovascular disease prevention, but the blood pressure lowering drugs may actually increase mortality. We need food-based drug alternatives now more than ever, and black sesame may be the perfect candidate.
Most of us know flaxseed offers healthy forms of fiber and fatty acids called alpha linoleic acids (ALA). But did you know that flaxseed reduces high blood pressure?
Recent research finds it boosts the body's levels of antioxidants, lowers blood pressure in hypertensive people and lowers the risk of diabetes by improving blood sugar control
Nothing can replace exercise, but turmeric extract does a pretty good job of producing some of the same cardiovascular health benefits, most notably in women undergoing age-associated adverse changes in arterial health.
A recent study finds that blueberries are even healthier than ever imagined. Learn what just six weeks of daily blueberries can do.
Could GE Baker's yeast, which produces insulin in human gut, be a cause of the worldwide epidemic of obesity and type 2 diabetes?
Found everywhere as an additive in your food, new research has uncovered that this "flavor enhancer" is extremely toxic, causing a battery of adverse health effects within normal dietary ranges.