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Here’s a Good Reason to Eat More Pears

A new study, published in the journal Food Research International, found that certain types of pears may help manage type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure and intestinal ulcers. The secret is in the sk…

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Study Shows Herb as Effective as High Blood Pressure Drug

Most people already know the health benefits of eating olive oil on a regular basis, but an increasing amount of research is showing that olive oil isn’t the only therapeutic part of these trees. The …

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Childhood Obesity and Emotional Eating

When I was in grade school, one of my classmates was greatly overweight. Michael was an easy target for teasing and bullying. He couldn't run very well and always did poorly in gym class. He was shy, …

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10 Delicious High Fiber Foods

Fiber is an essential nutrient that the majority of people, more than 90%, are deficient in. Fiber is not actually digested, yet it serves a vital role in healthy digestion. It works as a cleanser of …

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15 Plant-Based Foods To Fight Hypertension

Hypertension, otherwise known as high blood pressure, is a condition in which the pressure of blood in the arteries is consistently elevated. A slew of new studies on foods and hypertension suggest i…

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5 Drug-Free Ways to Control High Blood Pressure

We do know that high blood pressure can cause heart disease. But it does not stop there. This silent killer has been liked to serious conditions such as heart attack, stroke, dementia, and kidney fail…

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Surprise: Your Face Could Hold the Clue to How Long you Might Live

Often, when I happen to tell people how old I am, it is amusing—and I must admit, flattering—to see their disbelieving reactions. I am blessed with what people call a "baby face," and until now, I lik…

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How Does Your Salary Affect Your Health?

  Money isn't everything, but it certainly can have an impact on your health. That's what researchers from the University of California-Davis are saying in a new study that looked at the ra…

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Can Yoga Help Treat High Blood Pressure?

Hypertension, or high blood pressure, affects millions of people around the world, including over 30 percent of American adults. Often referred to as "the silent killer" for its tendency to wreak ha…

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Buckwheat: 12 Reasons to Love the Unsung Superfood

Unrelated to wheat, buckwheat is actually not a grain at all, but a seed of a plant related to rhubarb.  As is often the case with seeds, buckwheat’s nutritional value surpasses grains.  Here are 10 r…

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