All About Your Heart; Foods That Lower Blood Pressure

There is a virtual cornucopia of foods, herbs, and other forms of nourishment that are readily available to lower high blood pressure, or hypertension, naturally. Fruits, vegetables, and nuts are just a handful of healthy things you can eat to promote healthy blood flow. Learning the benefits of these foods and determining which ones are … Continue reading All About Your Heart; Foods That Lower Blood Pressure

February Is Heart Health Month, All About Your Heart…

Signs of High Blood Pressure According to guidelines set by the American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines, nearly half of American adults have high blood pressure. If you don’t have high blood pressure yourself, chances are you know someone who does. Being aware of high blood pressure … Continue reading February Is Heart Health Month, All About Your Heart…

Clinical Efficacy of Olive Oil in Improving Body Composition and Blood Pressure in Overweight/Obese Women

Consumption of extra virgin olive (Olea europaea, Oleaceae) oil (EVOO), rich in the monounsaturated fatty acid (MUFA) oleic acid, has been shown to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Risk of CVD has been associated with excess body fat, and both conditions have been linked with metabolic syndrome. Use of EVOO for weight control … Continue reading Clinical Efficacy of Olive Oil in Improving Body Composition and Blood Pressure in Overweight/Obese Women