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New Study: High Vitamin D Levels Linked to Lower Cholesterol

New Study: High Vitamin D Levels Linked to Lower Cholesterol

A study performed by the University of Eastern Finland has found a link between higher serum Vitamin D levels and lower plasma cholesterol levels in primary school children. What is Vitamin D? Vitamin D, commonly called the ‘sunshine vitamin, is an essential nutrient that plays […]

These Simple Mistake Could Be Giving You an Incorrect Blood Pressure Reading

These Simple Mistake Could Be Giving You an Incorrect Blood Pressure Reading

📸 by rawpixel on Unsplash Blood pressure is the force of blood pushing against the walls of the arteries that carry the blood from your heart to other parts of your body. While your blood pressure levels normally rise and fall throughout the day, constant […]

This High-Fiber Diet Improves Gut Bacteria and Benefits Those with Type-2 Diabetes

This High-Fiber Diet Improves Gut Bacteria and Benefits Those with Type-2 Diabetes

According to research published in the journal Science by researchers from the Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences at Rutgers University-New Brunswick, the promotion of a select group of gut bacteria by a diet high in diverse fibers leads to […]

New Study Says CoQ10 Makes Old Blood Vessels Seem Young Again

New Study Says CoQ10 Makes Old Blood Vessels Seem Young Again

A new study published in the American Heart Association journal Hypertension, adds to what is known as the growing body of evidence that suggests pharmaceutical-grade nutritional supplements could play an important role in cardiovascular health, specifically heart disease. Lead author, Matthew Rossman, explains, “This is […]

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 […]

Change How Your Body Handles Sugar and Carbohydrates with Benfotiamine

Change How Your Body Handles Sugar and Carbohydrates with Benfotiamine

Written by Amanda Williams, MPH The Standard American Diet (SAD) is known to be high in carbohydrates. But the rate at which our bodies convert those carbs into sugar is very high. That’s where Benfotiamine comes in! Think about going to a backyard barbecue and […]