Watermelon Works Better Than Statins

(Health Secrets Newsletter) Hypertension, or elevated blood pressure, is common for many of us from time to time and it has often been the practice of doctors to treat high blood pressure by prescribing dangerous statin drugs. Now, researchers have found that healthy watermelons can do just as good of a job without all the…

Discover the Truth about Calcium and Cholesterol

(Health Secrets Newsletter) There’s plenty of misinformation about calcium supplementation floating around. But what you really need to know is that all calcium is not created equal.  Calcium from raw whole foods is beneficial and necessary. But calcium thrown into processed food as a sales gimmick, or supplemental calcium taken alone without its balancing vitamins and minerals is likely to do more…

Olive Oil Cuts Stroke Risk

Replacing other fats in your diet with olive oil could reduce your risk of having a stroke by more than 40% according to a French study, published in the journal Neurology. Olive oil has previously been identified as having many health benefits, such as reducing the risk of many cancers, being effective against HER-2 breast cancer,…

Banish High Blood Pressure Without Drugs

According to the American Heart Association, one out of every three adults suffers with elevated blood pressure. This means that at least one third of our population is at risk of heart trouble. Fortunately you can correct high blood pressure with common sense, natural remedies, simple dietary and lifestyle changes, and without resorting to blood pressure drugs.…

Two Apples A Day Keep the Cardiologist Away

Instead of candy and salty snacks, try giving yourself and your kids treats of the luscious miracle fruits like tangerines, blueberries, and especially apples. Apples have recently become this season’s star celebrity in healthy eating thanks to recent research. The unassuming apple hasn’t generated this much notoriety since Adam and Eve were kicked out of the Garden…

Good Cholesterol Reduces Alzheimer’s Risk

There’s a lot of focus on reducing our cholesterol levels, but we need to be careful just to reduce “bad” cholesterol and to maintain our levels of “good” cholesterol according to researchers at Columbia University, who believe HDL cholesterol helps to reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer’s While we are all now well aware that LDL cholesterol…