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Diet May Reduce Hypertension

Results are in from practical trials of the DASH diet, and it looks like Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension works better than expected. The DASH diet — especially when combined with reduced sodium intake — quickly lowers blood pressure and may help prevent hypertension. 249 more words

Blood Pressure

The MIND Diet – A Preventative Measure that Could Reduce the Risk of Developing Alzheimer’s Disease

By Debbie Jeffery, RDN

The MIND diet designed by researchers at Rush Medical Center in Chicago to help in reducing the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease has been successfully tested. 327 more words

Medical News

Cooking Master Girl - Pre-hypertensive Edition

I have a bit of a challenge lately, having had my blood pressure up to pre-hypertensive level consistently for the past week. I never really monitored my blood pressure level before, but I wasn’t feeling well at the start of last week, and they checked and found out that my BP was a bit on the high side. 363 more words


Microwave Tricks: Shakshouka

Sometimes during Passover you just can’t take any more matzahnola. Or matzah with jam, or matzah brei. Or cake. Or macaroons. Anything for breakfast that doesn’t involve at least one vegetable (other than yourself, before coffee). 665 more words


World Kidney Day

Take 5 for Your Kidneys

All Americans can do 5 simple things to protect their kidneys:

1. Get Tested! Ask your doctor for an ACR urine test or a GFR blood test annually if you have diabetes, high blood pressure, are over age 60, or have a family history of kidney failure. 339 more words

Decoding the DASH Diet

The DASH Diet was declared the best diet of 2014 by world’s health experts for the fifth time in five consecutive years, making it extremely popular in the wellness blogosphere. 603 more words

5 A Day

All About Those Portions............

Evidently, when purchasing a new york strip steak from the grocery store, you are not supposed to eat the whole steak.  Who knew that you could feed more than one person off of one steak?   303 more words