Category: Heart Health

New Study says Stevia May Help Control Blood Sugar Levels

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Stevia is a natural, no-calorie sweetener that many have chosen as a replacement to the harmful but commonly consumed white sugar. This alternative sweetener is particularly popular among individuals with diabetes, as their need to control their blood sugar intake and maintenance is much higher. Researchers have now found that this sweetener may actually help…


Cholesterol Levels: Why They’re More Important Than You Think

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You’ve probably heard, “Watch your cholesterol levels!” more than you’d like. But, the fact is, your cholesterol level can determine a lot about your health and other factors you may be at high risk of developing. What is Cholesterol? Cholesterol is a fat-like substance found in all cells of the body. Your body needs it…


New Study: Lowering Levels of this Common Condition Could Prevent 100,000 Early Deaths Each Year

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Researchers from the University of Utah have projected that aggressively lowering blood pressure could help prevent more than 100,000 deaths in the United States each year. Blood Pressure According to Nicole Crane, BS, NTP of InVite Health, in the United States alone, 72 million adults, nearly one third of all people over the tender age…


New Analysis: Blood Pressure Levels Rising Worldwide

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According to a new analysis published in the Journal of the American Medical Association and based on more than 8 million people from 154 countries across 844 studies, elevated blood pressure is a worldwide concern. Certain foods and heart health supplements can make a major difference in cardiovascular wellness and help to support specific vascular-related…


Can Magnesium Regulate Blood Pressure? by Nicole Crane, BS, NTP

Written by Nicole Crane BS, NTP In the United States alone, 72 million adults (nearly one third of all people over the tender age of 20) have high blood pressure, according to the National Heart and Lung Association. Worldwide, the number of people expected to have elevated blood pressure has been estimated to climb to…