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Food for hypertension - low salt diet by Peter C. Complimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sun 19 Dec 2010 1:44pm It is well known that people wanting to lower their blood pressure should follow a low-salt (more accurately, low-sodium) diet regime. Here are some ways I have used successfully to keep my blood pressure in the 120/80 normal region 1. When not cooking myself and eating out and being unable to control the amount of salt or sodium in the food I ... Read on »
Lowering salt intake in di ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 14 Mar 2013 9:43pm Lowering salt intake in diets important and very feasible, study finds 15 mar 2013--—A newly published study has found that it would be relatively easy for New Zealanders to reach recommended levels of lower salt intake to reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke and stomach cancer. This is even if some meals have occasional high salt ingred ... Read on »
Skip the Salt to Slash Stroke Risk by A4M Posted Sat 04 Jan 2014 10:09pm Posted on Jan. 2, 2014, 6 a.m. in Stroke Diet Salt - image from Shutterstock A number of previous studies associate excessive salt intake with hyp ... Read on »
CONVENIENCE FOODS - CHANGE FOR THE BEST by Nick B. Patient Expert Posted Mon 05 Jul 2010 9:24am The National Institute for clinical excellence – NICE – has recommended major changes round convenience & processed food. NICE – The UK’s leading health watchdog - has challenged both the government & the food industry to take action to improve the nation’s health through diet, saying that this should no longer just be a matter for the indi ... Read on »
Does "The Salt Solution Diet" Really Work? by Mind Body Spirit .. Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 28 Dec 2011 1:30pm I love salt!   I'm one of those people who pours it on everything, because food just tastes, well, pretty darn bland without those tasty little crystal morsels sprinkled on eggs, or poured into a boiling pot of water for pasta. My sweet tooth was replaced by my love of salty foods when I stopped eating meat many moons ago, and since my blood ... Read on »
How 13,000 heart attacks a ... by John R. Posted Sun 29 Dec 2013 7:53am How 13,000 heart attacks a year could be avoided if we ate two pinches less salt (?) This is old-fashioned propaganda now.  It takes a while for new findings to be absorbed.  It's just  poorly-based theory below Lowering our salt intake by just two pinches a day could prevent 13,000 heart attacks and 5,000 strokes, say researchers. A ... Read on »
Antonio Bandaras and The Happy Herbivore Cookbook by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted Mon 17 Oct 2011 2:00pm I had kind of a strange dream the other night. I had just been hired to work in a sort of daycare center where parents left their kids while they worked or shopped at the mall. The odd thing was the kids were high school-aged students, not pre-schoolers. The students were well dressed and attractive, and were from various expensive prep sch ... Read on »
Dietary Guidelines hearings: Lobbying in Action by Dr. Marion Nestle Doctor of Philosophy Posted Fri 09 Jul 2010 6:01am The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee held a hearing yesterday on its recent report (see my posts of June 28 on the politics of this report, and June 29 on its science).  I could not attend the hearing but am collecting second-hand reports from people who attended or testified. Philip Brasher, who , summarizes lobbyists at work: ... Read on »
The Effective Way To Lose Weight by Niell A. Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Sun 28 Jul 2013 5:27am By Neill Abayon All experts agree that , with the rare exceptions of thyroid insufficiency and defective metabolism, the number one cause of obesity is overeating. But what causes overeating? The basic cause of overeating (and consequent obesity) is a disordered appestat mechanism, which means some abnormality on the person appetite. Nu ... Read on »
Some Common Ear Disorders: Symptoms and Their Treatments by Kodjoworkout Posted Sat 26 Oct 2013 7:00am Our ear is the vital part of our body as it empowers us and enriches us at every step of our life. Hearing enables you to interact, socialize, work and you make so many decisions based on your hearing. Your ears are amazing as they provide the prominent way to connect with your outer world. They are a ... Read on »