Johns Hopkins professor questions conventional wisdom on blood pressure after research among Amazonian tribes – Baltimore Sun

Bananas are so crucial to the diet of the Yekwana people of Venezuela that they honor esteemed guests like Noel Mueller by inviting them to stay in the hut where the fruits are stored. That diet — and the health of the Yekwana and a neighboring tribe, the Yanomami — may also be factors in explaining why blood pressure rises […]

High-intensity exercise may restore heart function in people with type 2 diabetes — ScienceDaily

The study found that three months of high-intensity interval training (HIIT) improved heart function in adults with type 2 diabetes, without any change in medications or diet. Former PhD student Genevieve Wilson carried out the study under the supervision of Senior Research Fellow at the Dunedin School of Medicine, Dr Chris Baldi, with cardiologist and Associate Professor in the Department […]

The Science of Intermittent Fasting (Foods To Live Longer & Reverse Type 2 Diabetes) with Jason Fung

American-Indian author Deepak Chopra said, “If we are creating ourselves all the time, then it is never too late to begin creating the bodies we want instead of the ones we mistakenly assume we are stuck with.” And author Brian Wansink said, “The best diet is the one you don’t know you’re on.” It’s no secret — the foods we […]

Announcing Checkouts: Accept Credit Card Payments Right from Leadpages (and Transform the Way You Sell)

to Get Checkouts with Your Pro or Advanced Plan Ever think there ought to be a simpler way to make sales online? Today, we’re happy to confirm that you’re absolutely right. For the past few months, our beta testers have been using Checkouts to sell everything from ebooks to event tickets to dance classes. And as of this morning, they’d […]

Healthiest Diet on Earth – Science Based Results

The Pritikin Eating Plan uses the latest scientific research to provide dietary guidelines that will help you avoid and often reverse diseases that can rob you of the good health you need to enjoy a good life. Below is a quick summary of the Pritikin Diet. For all the details, scroll down to the section entitled “Food Choices For a […]

Common blood pressure drug may increase cardiac arrest risk

A recent study looked at the risk factors behind cardiac arrest. Cardiac arrest occurs when the heart stops pumping blood around the body. If a person does not receive treatment, cardiac arrest can be lethal within minutes. According to the American Heart Association (AHA), in the United States, around 475,000 people die from cardiac arrest each year. It claims more […]

‘All In’ on AI, Part 3: The Family Hub Recognizes You and Provides a Personalized Diet

The question of “What shall we eat?” is a daily struggle. Equipped with AI-based technologies, the 2018 Family Hub can answer the question. The refrigerator recognizes the user’s voice and suggests a personalized diet after considering the shelf life of ingredients in the refrigerator and user preferences. It also recommends customized services to users. Let’s look at how the 2018 […]

FDA official says ongoing blood pressure drug investigation will probably uncover more tainted pills – CNN

A spokeswoman for the agency later said that, based on available information in this ongoing investigation, the FDA estimates the first possible appearance of NDMA was in 2014. Yet the FDA did not begin its recall of the drug until July 13, one week after 22 other nations had already pulled the plug on specific manufacturers of valsartan pills to […]

High blood pressure dangers: Hypertension’s effects on your body – Mayo Clinic

High blood pressure dangers: Hypertension’s effects on your body High blood pressure is a risk factor for more than heart disease. Discover what complications high blood pressure can cause. High blood pressure (hypertension) can quietly damage your body for years before symptoms develop. Left uncontrolled, you may wind up with a disability, a poor quality of life or even a […]

What happens to your brain when you go on a diet

Get the Better newsletter. You’d think we’d be dieting pros by now. There are countless experts telling you they know the secret to getting slim by eating this or avoiding that. And then there’s the old “calories in versus calories out” equation that seems so simple at the surface, but is much harder when put in practice. And with 45 […]