Tag: high blood pressure

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…


Which Are Better: Chia Seeds or Flax Seeds?

[Music] we’ve been eating chia seeds for more than 5,000 years historically one of the main crops grown in the Western Hemisphere they’re exceptionally high in fiber and omega-3 fatty acids though like flax seeds it’s better to grind them up even eating two tablespoons of whole chia seeds every day for ten weeks led…


Antibacterial Toothpaste: Harmful, Helpful, or Harmless?

[Music] why do dogs lick their wounds in fact they even lick our wounds leading to a question posed nearly a half century ago in the medical literature might there be some kind of healing property of dog saliva all it appears are a number of immune defense mechanisms in saliva one of which involves…


Curing Painful Diabetic Neuropathy

“Curing Painful Diabetic Neuropathy” Neuropathy, or damage to the nerves, is a debilitating disorder. Diabetes is by far the most common cause. Up to 50% of diabetics will eventually develop neuropathy during the course of their disease. It can be very painful, and the pain is frequently resistant to conventional treatments. In fact there is…


Lowering Our Sodium to Potassium Ratio to Reduce Stroke Risk

[Music] more than a thousand years ago an ancient Persian medical text advised for the treatment of hypertension lifestyle interventions such as avoiding meat and pastries and recommended eating spinach a thousand years later research discovered that a single meal containing spinach could indeed reduce blood pressure thanks to its nitrate content all green leafy…


Paleo Diet Studies Show Benefits

“Paleo Diet Studies Show Benefits” There have been about a half dozen studies published on Paleo-type diets, starting around 20 years ago. In what sounds like a reality TV show, 10 diabetic Australian aborigines were dropped off in a remote location to fend for themselves, hunting and gathering foods like figs and crocodiles. In my…


The Top Symptoms of a Potassium Deficiency

Hey, guys. In this video we’re going to talk about low potassium. Why? Because potassium is probably the number one deficiency with most people, but it’s the hardest to detect. Because when you take a blood test, most of the potassium, 98% of your potassium is inside the cell, not outside the cell. So when…


Sodium Skeptics Try to Shake Up the Salt Debate

“Sodium Skeptics Try to Shake Up the Salt Debate” High blood pressure is not the only harmful effect of too much salt— it’s also been tied with stomach cancer, kidney stones, bone loss, obesity even, direct damage to our kidneys and heart, but as I reviewed before, there is a consensus that dietary sodium plays…