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A new way to fight high blood pressure

A new way to fight high blood pressure

High blood pressure affects nearly a third of U.S. adults and is a major risk factor for heart disease. To combat it, many people reduce their sodium intake, cut back on alcohol and exercise more. Well now, Japanese researchers suggest…

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6 ways to lower your blood pressure—naturally

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in Michigan, but it is also one of the most preventable. You can help control your blood pressure and prevent cardiovascular disease with healthier habits and a few small lifestyle changes. Here…

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The life you hoped to save by donating blood could end up being your own

When you give blood, you’re well aware that there’s a chance that you could be helping save someone’s life.   Typically 1 in 3 people will need blood in their lifetime, which is why countless individuals take the time and effort…

 

What You Need To Know About: High Blood Pressure

This is the first entry in a six part series brought to you by Healthy Blue LivingSM, a highly successful health care plan that rewards people who commit to making better health choices by focusing on six high-impact measures of…

For the Love of Cheese: Get to Know this Tasty Treat

It is more than the word we say when posing for a picture. Cheese is delicious in my opinion, but it does contain fat, saturated fat and sodium, which are not the most ideal nutrients for your body. However, it…

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High Blood Pressure: Young Americans May Be More At Risk Than Previously Thought

High blood pressure is generally thought to affect older people, not young Americans between the ages of 24 and 32. But a new study finds that 1 in 5 Americans may in fact have hypertension, suggesting that the “silent killer”…

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Top 10 Reasons to Consult with a Registered Dietitian

Have you hugged your registered dietitian today?  March is National Nutrition Month and every year there is one day during this special month that is dedicated to recognizing registered dietitians (RD).  March 9, 2011 is National Registered Dietitian Day, and the…

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