Cutting Down Salt can Save Your Life!

Humans need only a tiny bit of salt to keep our nerves and muscles working smoothly, but you’d never know that from how much we consume. Salt consumption in the United States is so high that a whopping 70 percent of Americans are at risk of developing salt-related health problems, include high blood pressure and heart disease. […]

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Citrus Boost Heart Health!

Citrus flavanones boost endothelial function and heart health  By Stephen Daniells Polyphenols from citrus fruit may counter the detrimental effects of high fat meals on cardiovascular health, report scientists from the University of Reading and PepsiCo. http://www.beveragedaily.com/R-D/Citrus-flavanones-boost-endothelial-function-and-heart-health

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Government Support Salt Reduction!

TUESDAY, Jan. 10, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Government-supported policies to reduce people’s salt consumption are highly cost-effective worldwide, a new study reports. “We know that excess dietary salt causes hundreds of thousands of cardiovascular deaths each year,” said study senior author Dr. Dariush Mozaffarian. He’s dean of Tufts University’s Friedman School of Nutrition Science and […]

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