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Vegetable Fat Not the Route to a Healthy Heart: Study

Vegetable Fat Not the Route to a Healthy Heart: Study

    Paris, France – Replacing animal fat in the human diet with vegetable oil seems not to lower heart disease risk, and might even boost it, according to a study ...

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One in Eight Adults Now Obese: Global Survey

One in Eight Adults Now Obese: Global Survey

  Paris, France – Over one in eight adults are now obese — a ratio that has more than doubled since 1975 and will swell to one in five by 2025, ...

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Feature: Shopping Tips for Healthful Eating

Feature: Shopping Tips for Healthful Eating

  Consumers today have many choices when it comes to food, especially at the grocery store. With numerous items and brand names, how does one go about choosing foods that ...

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Healthy Lifestyle Key to Hypertension Prevention, Control

Healthy Lifestyle Key to Hypertension Prevention, Control

  Adopting a healthy lifestyle is a critical step in preventing and treating hypertension. According to the American Heart Association, lifestyle changes may lower blood pressure without the use of ...

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US Diet Guidelines Urge People to Eat Less Sugar

US Diet Guidelines Urge People to Eat Less Sugar

  Miami, United States – Added sugars in foods should make up less than 10 percent of daily calories, said US government dietary guidelines issued Thursday that for the first time ...

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Are You Constantly Checking Your Blood Pressure?

Are You Constantly Checking Your Blood Pressure?

  Blood pressure is measured by a devise known as sphygmomanometer which consists of a stethoscope, arm cuff, dial, pump, and valve. You can have your blood pressure read by ...

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What are the Treatment Options for Hypertension?

What are the Treatment Options for Hypertension?

  Treating hypertension and choosing the best medicine for you may depend on the following factors: How high your blood pressure is and what your blood pressure goal is. Whether ...

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Lower Your Blood Pressure Thru Exercise

Lower Your Blood Pressure Thru Exercise

  People suffering from high blood pressure can lower or control it, sometimes even reduce the need for medication, by making exercise a habit. Regular physical activity can make your ...

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