Tag: heart health

Harvard: 11 Foods That Lower LDL-Cholesterol

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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 bad cholesterol (or LDL-Cholesterol), may put you at risk for…


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

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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 melanin. Every hair follicle contains pigment cells called melanocytes. When…


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…