Tag: high blood pressure

Plants for your Heart

A new study from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health has found that adhering to healthy eating patterns is associated with a lower risk of cardiovascular disease …

Superfood! Flaxseeds

The Latin name for flaxseed is Linum usitatissimum, which means “very useful”.  The plant is grown to provide material for fabric (what we usually call linen), string and linseed oil …

Superfood! Ginger

Ginger is part of the plant family that includes cardamom and turmeric, and it has been used for thousands of years not only as a spice but also as …

Sugar – How Bad is It?

There is no way to sweeten the message that eating too much sugar is extremely harmful to your health.  It is a primary factor leading to obesity as well …

Too Much Salt or Not Enough Potassium?

Sodium and potassium are both electrolytes that your body needs, with potassium working to maintain normal fluid levels inside the cells, and sodium the normal fluid levels outside the …

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