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Study: Cardiovascular benefits of beetroot juice more pronounced among older adults than younger

29 days ago   |   By NutraIngredients-USA

Supplementation of nitrate-rich beetroot juice was linked to increased plasma nitrite concentrations and reduced diastolic blood pressure to a âgreater degree in older adults than younger ones,â according to a paper published today.
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Blood pressure's internal circadian rhythm unlikely to be linked to morning heart attacks

Blood pressure's internal circadian rhythm unlikely to be linked to morning heart attacks

29 days ago   |   By BWH

Blood pressure's daily internal cycle doesn't appear to be linked to the known increase in morning heart attacks, according to new research from BWH.
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B vitamins are CRUCIAL to heart health, brain health and eye health

B vitamins are CRUCIAL to heart health, brain health and eye health

Have you had a conversation with your healthcare provider about B vitamins? If not, it is time to bring them up, because these vitamins are crucial to the health of your heart... Read more ...

Why you need iron and where to get it: These 10 foods fight fatigue and...

Why you need iron and where to get it: These 10 foods fight fatigue and boost your immune system

Iron is one of the essential nutrients that the body needs in large amounts every day. Both animal-based and plant-derived foods can provide enough iron to strengthen a... Read more ...

Do you often get up in the middle of the night to pee? You may have blood...

Do you often get up in the middle of the night to pee? You may have blood pressure abnormalities

Nocturia is a condition characterized by the frequent need to get up and urinate at night. This condition is often seen in older people and is the most common cause of sleep... Read more ...

You can control your blood pressure without medication - here's how

You can control your blood pressure without medication - here's how

M. Alfredo Mejia, an associate professor in the Department of Public Health, Nutrition & Wellness at Andrews University in Michigan has developed a program to help people... Read more ...

I'm a Trainer, and These Are the Ab Exercises Everyone Should Know For a...

I'm a Trainer, and These Are the Ab Exercises Everyone Should Know For a Stronger Core

No matter your fitness level, having a strong core should always be prioritized, in my opinion. To clarify, I'm not talking about getting a six-pack; there's a difference... Read more ...

New meta-analysis links Vitamin D supplements to lower cancer death risk

New meta-analysis links Vitamin D supplements to lower cancer death risk

Vitamin D supplementation is associated with a 16% lower risk of death from cancer, according to a new systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Read more ...

States report some grim hepatitis A numbers to CDC, including 236 deaths

States report some grim hepatitis A numbers to CDC, including 236 deaths

The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta has tracked state outbreaks of Hepatitis A for the last three years, and it is not getting any prettier. CDC... Read more ...

Children Playing Recreational Sport Suffer Head Injuries Than Playing...

Children Playing Recreational Sport Suffer Head Injuries Than Playing Contact Sport

Children who do recreational sport like horse riding, skateboarding, and bike riding are more likely to suffer head injuries than those who play contact sport like rugby... Read more ...

British Food Has Healthiest Packaged Food and Drinks

British Food Has Healthiest Packaged Food and Drinks

British food has the lowest levels of sugar, salt, saturated fat, and calories in its packaged food and drinks. Read more ...

CBD is proving to be an effective natural treatment for depression

CBD is proving to be an effective natural treatment for depression

CBD, or cannabidiol, is one of many cannabinoid compounds found in the cannabis plant. CBD is one of the most researched cannabinoid compounds, along with THC. While THC does... Read more ...