It’s berry season and I’m trying a new to me berry this year; Aronia.
The Aronia is native to the Americas, also known as Chokeberry, due to it’s astringency and slightly bitter taste. 325 more words
People with healthy veins run faster. I think it was Hippocrates who said “Sick veins, slow a’going.” Maybe not. As you may or may not know, nitric oxide is produced in the endothelial lining of the veins, and nitric oxide is a signaling agent that widens blood vessels, allowing more blood to get to the skeletal muscles. 356 more words
February 9, 2015 — ScienceDaily
Canadian Science Publishing (NRC Research Press)
Researchers set out to test the hypothesis that a combination of daily coconut oil intake and exercise training would restore baroreflex sensitivity and reduce oxidative stress, resulting in reduction in blood pressure. 160 more words