Tag: blood pressure

The Optimal Dose of Vitamin D Based on Natural Levels

“The Optimal Dose of Vitamin D Based on Natural Levels” If everyone took 2,000 units of vitamin D a day, it could shift the curve from average blood levels in the mid-50’s to about a 110, which some estimate could add years to our life expectancy. Data derived from randomized clinical trials have convinced some…


Arteries of Vegans vs. Runners

[Music] we know from the work of dr. Ornish and Esselstyn that switching to a plant-based diet can reverse heart disease open up arteries in some cases without drugs without surgery but because our first symptom of heart disease may be our last sudden cardiac death it’s best not to wait until after or OSIS…


Optimal Cholesterol Level

“Optimal Cholesterol Level” No matter where we live, how old we are, or what we look like, health researchers have discovered that 90% of having a first heart attack can be attributed to nine modifiable risk factors. The nine factors that are threatening our lives include smoking, too much bad cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes,…


Vitamin B12 Necessary for Arterial Health

[Music] this is not the only study to look at the arterial walls of those eating plant-based diets this new study from China for example found that compared to omnivores those to date egg free and meat-free diets had all the typical benefits of eating more plant-based lower body mass index blood pressure less rice…


Vegan Rice Croquettes Recipe (9.30.12 – Day 49) Baked Rice Arancini

Vegan Rice Croquettes Recipe – Baked Rice Arancini Hey my Sweetest V’s. It’s the Sweetest Vegan here. Today on the show we will be veganizing the rice croquettes recipe from Paula Deen’s Southern Cooking Bible. I think it would make a great appetizer for all of your holiday from Paula Deen’s Southern Cooking Bible. I…


Alkaline water: a scam?

Is Alkaline Water a Scam? Is alkaline water a scam? There are thousands of websites and pyramid schemes hawking $6,000 machines to alkalinize our tap water into “miracle healing water.” And not just any miracle healing water, but, “magical miracle healing water.” With, no surprise, miraculous properties, “one of the [supposed] greatest health advances in…


Flax Seeds for Hypertension

“Flax Seeds for Hypertension” A recent article in the journal Meat Science acknowledged that a sector of the population perceives meat as a food that is detrimental to their health because of studies associating meat consumption with heart disease and cancer. For these reasons, these meat consumers look for healthier food alternatives as a means…


How Not to Die from High Blood Pressure

“How Not to Die from High Blood Pressure” High blood pressure is the #1 risk factor for death in the world, affecting nearly 78 million Americans— that’s one in three adults. And as we age, our pressures get higher and higher, such that by age 60 it strikes more than half. Well, if it affects…


Egg Industry Response to Choline and TMAO

“Egg Industry Response to Choline and TMAO” Metabolomics is a term used to describe the measurement of multiple metabolites in biological specimens like bodily fluids with the goal of identifying molecular signatures. For example, if you compared the metabolic profile of those with severe heart disease to those with clean arteries maybe we could come…


Potassium and Autoimmune Disease

“Potassium and Autoimmune Disease” Potassium is best known for lowering blood pressure and stroke risk, but a randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial of potassium supplementation was tried in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, published in the Journal of Pain. Rheumatoid arthritis is kind of the classic autoimmune inflammatory arthritis. Sufferers tend to have inappropriately low glucocorticoid levels,…