Study Shows Why It Is So Important to Maintain a Steady Weight

Research shows that even modest weight gain can set a person up for heart failure, diabetes, high blood pressure, and other health problems.


“Diet” Artificial Sweeteners may Actually Expand Your Waistline

A recent meta-analysis shows that artificial sweeteners cause weight gain, and increase the risks of serious health problems.


Avocados Could be Key in Avoiding Metabolic Syndrome, Numerous Ailments

A review shows that every part of the avocado combats every component of metabolic syndrome, which means you are protected from various ailments.


Study: Everyone Can Squash This 3rd Leading Cause of Death

Hundreds of thousands of people in the U.S. suffer a stroke each year, but a new study suggests that more than 90% of strokes are preventable.


Magnesium and Blood Pressure – What You Need to Know

Does magnesium lower blood pressure, or should you not worry about it? Here is what the research says about magnesium and blood pressure.


Slashing Sugar Makes Kids Healthier in Just 10 Days

Obese children’s health and weight improved when extra sugar in their diets was replaced with non-sugary foods. No change was made in calories or junk food.


This American City Successfully Reduced Sodium in Chinese Take-out

The Get Healthy Philly initiative taught chefs how to use less sodium in Chinese dishes, thus reducing the disease risk for those who eat take-out food.


Newly Discovered Danger of High Fructose Corn Syrup is Alarming

New troubling scientific studies reveal how high fructose corn syrup-containing foods are causing yet another unwanted side effect – heart failure.


Study Finds Weird ‘Noise’ Factor Makes Most People Gain Weight

Researchers have found that sounds of traffic could cause stress to spike to the point where people gain weight because the body thinks it is in a crisis.


Metabolic Syndrome: Why this Epidemic is Sweeping Across America

An epidemic of metabolic syndrome is sweeping the nation, where a third of the population is experiencing high blood pressure, poor heart health, and more. But why?


Medical Alert: ‘Statins Linked to 50% Increased Risk of Type 2 Diabetes’

A recent study suggests that cholesterol-lowering drugs known as Statins may increase ones risk of developing Type 2 diabetes by a startling 50 percent.


10 Essential Benefits of Drinking Water, Staying Hydrated

Staying hydrated is one of the most important ways to stay healthy. Here are 10 essential benefits of drinking (purified) water and staying hydrated.


What โ€“ You Still Think Salt Consumption Causes High Blood Pressure?

Do you still think high sodium intake leads to high blood pressure? Actually, this is a myth. Here is the story, plus a sound solution for hypertension.


Study Finds a Link Between Blood Pressure Drugs and Increased Breast Cancer Risk

Some research shows that women taking blood pressure drugs have about a 250 percent greater risk of developing some types of breast cancer than other women.


7 Herbs and Foods for Reducing High Blood Pressure (Chart)

Do you suffer from high blood pressure? Check out this blood pressure chart and take a reading, then utilize 7 herbs and foods for reducing blood pressure.


Reduce Blood Pressure with Olive Oil

There are many benefits of using extra virgin olive oil as a healthy source of fats in your daily diet. While it can encourage heart and liver health, the effects on blood pressure are equally if not more impressive. To put it simply: olive oil is one of many foods that can be used to lower blood pressure and reduce any need for hypertension medications.


Review Finds No Proven Benefit in Drugs for Mild Hypertension

A review found that most people are taking blood pressure medication while having only mild hypertension. The drugs are completely unnecessary and harmful.