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New Study: Salt-Induced High Blood Pressure Not Offset By a Healthy Diet

New Study: Salt-Induced High Blood Pressure Not Offset By a Healthy Diet

📸 by NaturalON High blood pressure, or hypertension, occurs when the force of blood that pushes against the artery walls become too high, causing damage to the heart and blood vessels and increasing your risk of stroke and heart disease. There are many factors that […]

Did you know that Cocoa can actually benefit your health?

Did you know that Cocoa can actually benefit your health?

by Nicole Crane, B.S., NTP Chocolate is one of nature’s most powerful superfoods. But it’s benefits can be reversed when milk, cholesterol from milk solids and enormous amounts of refined sugars are added (i.e. the chocolate we all know and love!). What is Cocoa? Cocoa […]

Meta-analysis says Omega-3 Supplements may Slash Cardiac Death Risk

Meta-analysis says Omega-3 Supplements may Slash Cardiac Death Risk

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), cardiac death accounts for about two-thirds of all cardiovascular disease deaths in the United States. This new meta-analysis on omega-3 supplements is reportedly the first to include cardiac death as a primary endpoint, and the […]

Harvard: 11 Foods That Lower LDL-Cholesterol

Harvard: 11 Foods That Lower LDL-Cholesterol

Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance found in the cells of your body. It is needed to make hormones, vitamin D and supports the healthy digestion of food. Your body makes all of the cholesterol that it needs. However, the foods you eat that contain […]

Does Iron Provide Protection Against Heart Disease?

Does Iron Provide Protection Against Heart Disease?

New research suggests that iron may have a protective effect against heart disease, which could pave the way for new treatments in the future. What is Heart Disease? Cardiovascular Disease (CVD), known as heart disease, is related to Atherosclerosis, a condition that develops when plaque […]

Men, Could Your Graying Hair Be A Sign of Increased Cardiovascular Risk?

Men, Could Your Graying Hair Be A Sign of Increased Cardiovascular Risk?

There are many factors that may cause graying hair, including genetics, low levels of catalase in the body, and high levels of stress. But the main factor that causes your hair to change from its dark, vibrant tresses to a light gray is due to […]