Yummy! Weekly Chocolate Snack Protects Against Atrial Fibrillation

Eating milk chocolate significantly reduced the risk of atrial fibrillation, a serious heart condition, in people who ate it a few times a week for a study.


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.


Activists Urge Congress to Require Schools to Test for Toxic PCBs

Activists are urging Congress to require schools to test PCB levels following a Harvard study showing that up to 26,000 schools contain toxic levels.


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.


Ancient Medicine: Black Seed Oil’s 21 Powerful Health Benefits

There are more than 20 black seed oil benefits to ignite numerous healing processes for your body. It fights cancer, diabetes, hypertension, liver disease, and much more.


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.


Blood Clots: ‘The Silent Danger of Road Trips’

Extended travel time is a risk factor for developing a DVT (deep vein thrombosis,) a blood clot that develops deep in a vein. Here is how to prevent it.


Drink This Daily to Lower Blood Pressure with Ease

Recent research reveals that drinking a single glass of beetjuice juice daily can significantly reduce blood pressure in those suffering from hypertension.


10 Quick Reasons to Love Chocolate

Many people may not know it, but there are actually numerous health benefits of chocolate. Here are 10 quick reasons to enjoy chocolate.


Garlic ‘Could Beat Leading Big Pharma Drugs’

An important recent study has revealed that garlic is nearly as effective as the “blockbuster” beta-blocker atenolol – but without the nasty side effects.


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.


Could Hibiscus Tea be Better than High Blood Pressure Drugs?

Hibiscus is one of many solutions for high blood pressure. Drinking hibiscus tea daily for 6 weeks has led to reduced diastolic and systolic blood pressure.


10 Reasons to Ignore Mainstream Medicine’s “Conventional Wisdom” on Salt

Do you still think salt consumption causes high blood pressure and heart attacks? The taboo on salt has been challenged – here is the truth about salt.


Flaxseeds Found to Help Lower Blood Pressure

A new study has found that flaxseed induced one of the most potent anti-hypertensive effects achieved by a dietary intervention.