The D.A.S.H. Diet Plan

Jan 25 by

What is the DASH Diet? Well, it stands for Dietary Approach to Stop Hypertension (DASH) People who have high cholesterol often have hypertension as well (high blood pressure). The diet that is beneficial for hypertension treatment can also be very beneficial for controlling your cholesterol levels. Over the next few days we’re going to be looking at the DASH Diet in some detail – taking it apart, so to speak. What are the benefits of the DASH Diet? The first one is that your blood pressure is likely to be healthier. Every one of us, in the modern world, needs to take care of our blood pressure. Modern foods and modern stresses can both add up to problems for many of us. That’s where the DASH Diet comes in. It’s a nutritionally based natural...

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High Blood Pressure

Jan 19 by

You must have heard – many times probably – just how bad it is to have high blood pressure. And it’s true, it can be very dangerous to a lot of people. But there may be something that you haven’t heard. Roughly 6 out of every 10 people who get heart attacks have NORMAL blood pressure readings and a very large percentage of them were taking high blood pressure drugs. Let me just spell out what that means. Normal blood pressure brought about by taking medications is no guarantee that you will not suffer a heart attack. In fact a study in Europe suggested that people who had high blood pressure readings lived longer with fewer complications, if they did NOTHING at all about it, compared to people using hypertension medications. Hmmm, that doesn’t...

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