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…

12 Top Foods for Heart Health

(Health Secrets Newsletter) When it comes to eating for good health, choosing foods for heart health should be at the top of the list.  The heart is the organ that literally keeps us going – delivering nutrients, oxygen and disease fighters throughout the body.  Cardiovascular disease also happens to be the leading cause of death…

Two Amino Acids Stop Irregular Heartbeats

(Health Secrets Newsletter) Irregular heartbeats, technically known as cardiac arrhythmias, put more than 850,000 people in the hospital every year in the U.S. That number is expected to increase as the population ages. Many others are treated on an outpatient basis for frightening erratic heartbeats that can feel like the heart is doing flutters and…

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…

Natto: Big Benefits for Your Heart and Skin

(Health Secrets Newsletter) The Japanese have long believed natto brings optimal cardiovascular health, and it has been a staple of nutrition in Japan since feudal times.  Today natto is showing up across America in outlets that cater to the Japanese and the health conscious. And for those needing scientific proof, research teams are busy documenting the health benefits of eating…

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.…