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Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)

Hypertension, also referred to as high blood pressure, is a condition that results from an increased force of blood moving through your arteries from your heart, which pushes against the walls of the arteries.  672 more words

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What is polycystic kidney disease (PKD)?

Polycystic kidney disease is a genetic disorder that causes numerous cysts to grow in the kidneys. A kidney cyst is an abnormal sac filled with fluid. 4,872 more words

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DASH Diet Ranks Best for Sixth Time

The DASH diet took the top spot overall for the sixth straight year in the U.S. News & World Report annual diet rankings, released January 5. 1,014 more words

DIATETICS

How to spot a fad diet - [TED Ed]

Conventional wisdom about diets, including government health recommendations, seems to change all the time. And yet ads routinely come out claiming to have THE answer about what we should eat.

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Can a Healthy Diet Prevent Dementia? What the Science Says

By Catherine Escher and Rowena Gomez, PhD (Palo Alto University)

We all know that eating healthy is good for our bodies as we age, but did you know that eating certain foods may reduce your risk of dementia? 672 more words

Health And Wellness

Q: Which foods are good, and which are bad?

A:   This is a commonly asked question that has one answer: Anything is okay in moderation (as long as your doctor or dietitian hasn’t advised you to avoid certain foods, of course!). 512 more words

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