How Not to Die from High Blood Pressure
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How Not to Die from High Blood Pressure

“How Not to Die from High Blood Pressure” High blood pressure is the #1 risk factor for death in the world, affecting nearly 78 million Americans— that’s one in three adults. And as we age, our pressures get higher and higher, such that by age 60 it strikes more than half. Well, if it affects […]

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How to Prevent High Blood Pressure with Diet
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How to Prevent High Blood Pressure with Diet

How to Prevent High Blood Pressure The most comprehensive and systematic analysis of causes of death ever undertaken allows us to answer questions like how many lives could we save if people cut back on soda? The answer? Our best estimate: 299,521. Soda isn’t just bad because it’s empty calories, so it’s not a health-promoting […]

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Flax Seeds for Hypertension

“Flax Seeds for Hypertension” A recent article in the journal Meat Science acknowledged that a sector of the population perceives meat as a food that is detrimental to their health because of studies associating meat consumption with heart disease and cancer. For these reasons, these meat consumers look for healthier food alternatives as a means […]

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Why You Should Care About Nutrition

“Why You Should Care About Nutrition” Does it really matter what we eat? Well, the good news is, we have tremendous power over our health destiny and longevity— the majority of premature death and disability is preventable with a healthy enough diet. It’s. . . the. . . food. Most deaths in the United States […]

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Variation in Childhood Diarrhea in Africa
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Variation in Childhood Diarrhea in Africa

Diarrheal diseases are the third leading cause of morbidity and mortality in children under 5-years-old in Africa, and most deaths are preventable. However, developing a targeted intervention approach is hampered by the lack of comprehensive estimates of disease burden. The Childhood Diarrhoeal Morbidity and Mortality in Africa study is a systematic assessment of the local […]

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How to Treat High Blood Pressure with Diet
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How to Treat High Blood Pressure with Diet

“How to Treat High Blood Pressure with Diet” High blood pressure ranks as the #1 risk factor for death and disability in the world. Previously, I showed how a plant-based diet may prevent high blood pressure, but what if you already have it? The American Heart Association, the American College of Cardiology, and the Centers […]

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