Tag: cardiovascular health

Flaxseed Proven A Potent Healer: Study

by Sayer Ji A promising new study published in the journal Hypertension titled, “Potent antihypertensive action of dietary flaxseed in hypertensive patients,” reveals that dietary flaxseed may represent a powerful therapeutic intervention in patients with cardiovascular disease. Canadian researchers at St. Boniface Hospital Research Centre,…

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Study strengthens link between low dietary fiber intake and increased cardiovascular risk

A new study published in the December issue of The American Journal of Medicine shows a significant association between low dietary fiber intake and cardiometabolic risks including metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular inflammation, and obesity. Surveillance data from 23,168 subjects in the National Health and Nutrition Examination…

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Garlic Compares Favorably To A Best-Selling Blood Pressure Drug

By Sayer Ji A groundbreaking new study published in Pakistan’s Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences has revealed that garlic is at least as effective as the blockbuster blood pressure lowering drug atenolol in reducing systolic and diastolic blood pressure in patients diagnosed with essential hypertension, a…

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Exercise Statistically As Effective As Drugs For Heart Disease, Diabetes And Many Other Diseases

By Dr. Marianna Pochelli A recent study published in BMJ found that physical activity is as effective as drug interventions for patients with existing cardiovascular diseases and other chronic conditions such as diabetes. In the few conditions where the life-saving benefits of exercise have been studied,…

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