Research suggests a strong link between diabetes and heart disease. The conditions share many of the same risk factors, including obesity, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol.
The toll dementia or Alzheimer’s disease can take on a family is limitless. No one can predict how fast a loved one will go downhill or the care plans that are needed, and the emotional fallout can be huge.
While most of us know the basic do’s and don’ts of healthy eating, it can be difficult to follow a healthy diet when we’re busy, stressed, or just plain sick of salads and lean chicken.
Eating “rainbow food” refers to eating a colorful diet. For many of us, it may be easier and even more pleasing to eat monochromatic foods, especially tan, white, and brown foods, such as bread, rice, cheese, crackers, and other convenient foods that taste good but have less nutrients.
Keeping up with your health and wellness is as simple as 1, 2, 3 or 120 over 80 if you’re monitoring your blood pressure. Numbers play an important part in tracking your health and the more you know, the better you will understand how to stay in a healthy range.
Researchers at the George Institute for Global Health in Australia have showed the blood pressure lowering effects of salt substitutes.
New research has identified that those who take more steps during their days tend to also have a lower blood pressure than those who are more sedentary. As a result, those who ran the study believe they know how many steps someone should take to achieve a “normal” blood pressure.
When you have High Blood Pressure AND Diabetes, it can be frustrating not knowing exactly what to do, to get and sTAY healthy.
Here are some GREAT tips to start with.