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How to lower your BP without drugs

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The UK guidelines for blood pressure (BP) are as follows: Under 120 / 80 is desirable, 120 - 140 / 80 - 90 is elevated, with >140 / >90 being classed as hypertension stage 1. Recent revisions to US guidelines are slightly different, with >130/>80 now described as hypertension, in response to the increase in people with high BP. More than one in four adults in the UK have high BP. ...
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Heart surgeon speaks out on what really causes heart disease

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This persuasive text I found today from a link on the Idea Health & Fitness website is written by a US heart surgeon and was published in a journal called Prevent Disease in 2012. It supports the popular hypothesis that low-fat, high-processed-carbohydrate diets cause excess chronic inflammation in the body, which is what leads to heart disease, diabetes and strokes. Although the article i...
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Low carbohydrate diet works for me and some of my clients

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There is much acceptance now in the field of nutrition for dietary fat not to be shunned as the bad guy, and excess carbohydrate to be avoided. I think the facts show that a reliance on carbohydrates can lead to over production of insulin and, in the long term, glucose intolerance, and finally increased incidence of diabetes. My husband and I have eaten a low carbohydrate diet for nearly fo...
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