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The Powerful Benefits of Beets, A Commonly Overlooked Superfood

The Powerful Benefits of Beets, A Commonly Overlooked Superfood

Beets are the hidden gem of root vegetables because they are packed with important nutrients that tout numerous benefits. Here’s what you need to know about beets and why you should incorporate them into your diet.

Could A Zinc Deficiency Play A Role in High Blood Pressure?

Could A Zinc Deficiency Play A Role in High Blood Pressure?

Photo by Martin Brosy on Unsplash A new study has found that lower-than-normal zinc levels may contribute to high blood pressure, or hypertension, by altering the way the kidneys handle sodium. The study has been published ahead of print in the American Journal of Physiology […]

Listen to These Beets About this Popular Superfood

Listen to These Beets About this Popular Superfood

Photo by FOODISM360 on Unsplash Written By Kayanne McDermott, B.A., ND. Kayanne holds a Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from the University of Bridgeport, College of Naturopathic Medicine and C.W. Post of Long Island University, respectively. Meet Kayanne […]

These Simple Mistake Could Be Giving You an Incorrect Blood Pressure Reading

These Simple Mistake Could Be Giving You an Incorrect Blood Pressure Reading

📸 by rawpixel on Unsplash Blood pressure is the force of blood pushing against the walls of the arteries that carry the blood from your heart to other parts of your body. While your blood pressure levels normally rise and fall throughout the day, constant […]

New Study Says CoQ10 Makes Old Blood Vessels Seem Young Again

New Study Says CoQ10 Makes Old Blood Vessels Seem Young Again

Photo by Andrik Langfield on Unsplash A new study published in the American Heart Association journal Hypertension, adds to what is known as the growing body of evidence that suggests pharmaceutical-grade nutritional supplements could play an important role in cardiovascular health, specifically heart disease. Lead […]

What You Need To Know About Visceral Fat

What You Need To Know About Visceral Fat

Photo by I Yunmai on Unsplash Visceral fat, active fat on your abdomen, can have potentially dangerous consequences, including type-2 diabetes and heart disease. This kind of fat is known as “active fat”, as it influences how hormones function in the body. Imaging scans, CT […]