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…

Dangers of Blood Transfusions Documented

(Health Secrets)  Knowing the dangers of blood transfusions may make you think twice. Blood transfusions increase the risk of complications and reduce survival rates. Recent research is revealing that almost immediately after it is donated, blood begins to loose its ability to transfer oxygen from red cells into the tissues of the patient. When patients receive…

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…

Health Secret that Ends Heart Disease

Heart Disease is one of the top two ways to die in the developed world today, yet its causes and preventions are fairly simple. Further, the natural healing prevention and therapy for heart disease is very good for overall health. So, healing/preventing heart disease will improve health across the board. The techniques that do this should be hailed as a…

The Tastiest Way to Lower Blood Pressure

Summer may be just a memory, but new research has just put a perennial summer favorite back into the spotlight.  Watermelon lowers blood pressure says a pilot study led by food scientists at The Florida State University.  Their research suggests the juicy red fruit may be an effective natural weapon against pre-hypertension, a precursor to cardiovascular disease. In…

Potassium Makes Sodium Your Friend

(Health Secrets) Nature is all about balance. The human body reflects this principle in every small aspect as well as in its main orchestration, the constant search for homeostasis. Yet in Western medicine this theme of balance is often overlooked, and each body part or system is viewed in isolation. This approach produces some strange conclusions, one of which…