Tag Archives for " hypertension "

Aug 08

Stubborn Hypertension

Cardiovascular Care , Miscellaneous

Sometimes no matter what you do, you just can’t bring down your blood pressure. But if you are over 60, perhaps you should know that the new guidelines for blood pressure (from the famous SPRINT Study [Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trail]) tell us that 150/90 is the new normal. You can read more about this […]

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Beautiful Salad
Dec 19

Blueberry, Tart Cherry Vinaigrette

Recipes

Of course we are the first to make this recipe. It’s purpose is to fight inflammation, the main cause of cardiovascular disease and death in the US (if you don’t count modern medical intervention).   Ingredients (as always, as organic as possible): 1 cup apple cider vinegar 4 teaspoons Celtic Sea Salt 6 – 8 scoops Better Stevia  or 2 […]

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Chocolate
May 08

Chocolate — Would you believe it’s health food?

Nutrition

The first documented reference to chocolate goes back more than ten thousand years before the birth of Jesus. In Central America, it seems most of the cultures there made a bitter drink from chocolate. In fact, the Aztecs called the drink, literally, bitter water. Chocolate comes from cocoa, which comes from the seeds/beans of the […]

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