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Discover nature’s most effective antihypertensive foods

More and more people are suffering from high blood pressure, also known as hypertension. Dubbed as “the silent killer,” this dangerous condition often has no symptoms. Hypertension affects one in three American adults and only a portion of those who have been diagnosed are able to maintain their blood pressure. People who

Extracts from olive and roselle help hypertensive patients improve heart health

Hypertension is one of the risk factors in cardiovascular disease. According to one study, it’s possible to take advantage of the calcium antagonistic effects of extracts from olives (Olea europaea) and roselle (Hybiscus sabdariffa) to treat hypertension and promote heart health. Hypertension is characterized by chronically elevated blood pressure. It

7 paleo foods that naturally lower your blood pressure

The condition called hypertension (high blood pressure) is prevalent in the U.S. and other developed countries. It doesn’t have any obvious symptoms, but this doesn’t make it any less dangerous. If you have hypertension, you must monitor your blood pressure closely to limit the damage your arteries. One way to

Smoking, diabetes and hypertension up heart attack risk in women

A study has stated that unhealthy lifestyles such as smoking, besides diabetes and hypertension increase the risk of heart attack in the fairer sex than in their male counterparts. The study showed that an elevated risk of heart attack was found among women with high blood pressure, and Type-1 and

Acai found to prevent renovascular hypertension-related abnormalities

Researchers have found a novel benefit from the acai fruit (Euterpe oleracea), as its seeds have been found to prevent and treat renal hypertension and its symptoms. In their study, published in the Journal of Medicinal Food, the team identified that this benefit may come from the fruit’s antihypertensive and antioxidant properties. For the study,

The powerful antioxidant effects of acai

Acai (Euterpe oleracea) seeds, which have been reported to be rich in polyphenols with antihypertensive and antioxidant properties, also have potential in treating and preventing renal hypertension. A study published in the Journal of Medicinal Food has found that acai seeds’ antihypertensive and antioxidant properties make a great natural agent for preventing and

Dual fermentation of rice bran enriches the functional value of the food in treating hypertension

Researchers in Japan looked at the effect of fermented rice bran against metabolic syndrome in stroke-prone spontaneously hypertensive mice models. In their study published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, fermented rice bran has been found to be potentially used as a functional food for lowering hypertension and improving