Most recent data from the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control reveals that almost half of adults in the U.S. have hypertension, also known as high blood pressure. The question is, why?
Having high blood pressure does not necessarily mean a person has to eliminate specific foods from their diet. Rather than trying to cut these out, a person should focus on moderation and finding healthy substitutes for their favorite snacks.
If you remember one thing from this article, let it be this: Garlic breath is good. Seriously, if you’ve eaten your fair share of garlic today, you’ve done a service to your health. But what is garlic, and why is it so good for you?
“Drink 8 glasses of water a day” is one of those bits of wisdom that everyone knows but no one seems to know why eight is the magic number. “Eight glasses a day” is like “finish your broccoli,” advice we’ve heard from our parents since we were kids and still mostly ignore.
Next to water, tea is the most consumed beverage in the world, and in the U.S., Let’s talk about how tea can affect blood pressure levels.