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A critical mineral deficiency enhances inflammation, which is the foundation of the vast majority of diseases-from acute infections (including colds and the flu) to the chronic diseases-primarily caused by lifestyle (heart disease, cancer, diabetes, hypertension, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, strokes, etc.)


A new study, published this week in PLOS Medicine, shows that a diet low in animal-based foods and high in plant-based foods substantially lowers the risk of type 2 diabetes. They also find that the quality of the plant-based diet plays a significant role.


The single-blind trial, conducted at the University of California-Irvine (UCI), is the first scientific confirmation that the ancient Chinese medical technique is beneficial for patients with mild to moderate hypertension.. In the journal Medical Acupuncture, the team describes finding how electroacupuncture can lower blood pressure for up to 6 weeks in patients with hypertension. Electroacupuncture […]


Untreated high blood pressure, or hypertension, wreaks havoc on the body, leading to heart disease and stroke. New research from the University of Alabama at Birmingham published in the journal Stroke shows that, although HBP medications are beneficial, it is as risky to wait for the condition to develop and then treat it to a controlled level.



Do you drink fresh vegetable juices? Did you try it and stopped doing it because of the hassle (cleaning the machine)? I’ve been juicing fairly regularly for several decades, and when I stop, I wonder why I did. It is one of the healthiest things I do.




Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, defined as having a blood pressure of 140/90 or higher or taking medication for high blood pressure, is a well-known ‘silent killer.’  According to recent research, it contributes to memory loss in adults over 45.  The study determined that those with high diastolic blood pressure (the second number […]

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