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Easy Ways to Lower Cholesterol and Reduce Blood Pressure

Submitted by admin on Wed, 01/11/2012 - 15:50
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Soda and Health: Is Soda Bad for My Blood Pressure?

Submitted by admin on Thu, 07/14/2011 - 08:22

You know that drinking too many sodas and other sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs), such as teas and flavored drinks, is bad for your waistline. New research shows that it may be bad for something else, too—your blood pressure. A new study of nearly 3,000 people published in the journal Hypertension reported that those who drank more than one serving a day of SSBs had significantly higher blood pressure than participants who drank one serving (about 12 ounces) or less daily.

3 Ways to Cut 1,000 mg of Sodium

Submitted by admin on Thu, 12/16/2010 - 08:32

Americans have a supersized salt habit. (On average we eat 3,400 milligrams of sodium in a day, which is about 11⁄2 teaspoons of salt.) If we—as a population—slashed sodium by about 1,000 mg (1⁄2 teaspoon) out of our daily diets, we’d lower our risk of heart disease by up to 9 percent, according to a recent study in the New England Journal of Medicine.

Save salt with these 3 easy ways to trim 1,000 mg of sodium:

1. Trade a meaty personal-size pizza for a veggie version.

2. Eat 1 less tablespoon soy sauce with your sushi.