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Blackcurrants could improve artery functions, blood pressure in older people

Scientists from Nippon Sport Science University found that blackcurrant extracts could help improve artery functions and blood pressure in older people. Black currants are little berries that...

How diets could help lower high blood pressure

Half of all Americans have high blood pressure, also known as hypertension, and many don’t even know they have it. High blood pressure develops when...

Green tea could strongly reduce blood pressure, study finds

Scientists from Tongji Hospital and elsewhere found that drinking green tea could strongly reduce blood pressure. High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is a...

Green tea or black tea could help lower blood pressure, study finds

Scientists from the Guilan University of Medical Sciences found that drinking green tea or black tea regularly could help lower blood pressure. A blood pressure...

Omega-3 fatty acids and heart health: What you need to know

Omega-3 fatty acids (also called omega-3 fats and n-3 fats) are essential fats—the body can’t make them from scratch but must get them from food. Foods high...

Cutting 1 gram salt from daily meals could prevent 9 million heart attack, stroke...

In a study from the Queen Mary University of London, scientists found that a cut of just 1 gram in daily salt intake could...

Garlic could help lower high blood pressure, protect artery health

Scientists from the National Institute of Integrative Medicine in Australia found that garlic could help lower blood pressure, improve gut health, and reduce artery...

Cinnamon could help lower high blood pressure, study finds

Scientists from the Mashhad University of Medical Sciences found that cinnamon may help lower blood pressure in people with stage 1 high blood pressure. High...

Eating whole grains may help control blood pressure, blood sugar

Scientists from Tufts University found that people who ate at least three servings of whole grains daily had smaller increases in waist size, blood...

Chinese heart-healthy diet could lower blood pressure, study finds

Scientists from Peking University found that eating a modified version of traditional Chinese food containing half the amount of sodium may strongly lower blood...