Red wine is often cited as the main reason that the French can have a high-fat diet while also having low rates of heart disease. Research has shown that red wine contains a number of compounds that can have a positive effect on a wine drinker's cholesterol levels. In order to understand how wine can naturally reduce your cholesterol, it is important to also understand how … [Read more...] about Can The Non-Alcohol Compound Resveratrol Improve Cardiovascular Health?
Americans have nearly twice as much salt in their diets than the daily recommendation requires. Elevated amounts of salt in the body can lead to high blood pressure and problems like kidney and heart disease. Studies done by the non-profit RAND Corporation suggests that reducing salt consumption to 2,300 milligrams a day may lead to 11 million fewer instances of hypertension … [Read more...] about Eating Less Salt Makes the Heart Healthy
Parsley is a fairly small Mediterranean herb that lends a sprinkling of color to your plate. But let's perhaps not think about it as only a garnish--after all, it has been used for longer than 2,000 years and boasts some time-tested advantages that you must know about. The health benefits of parsley are more powerful than most people think; read on to find out how. 1) Lower … [Read more...] about 10 Powerful Health Benefits of Parsley
Lately I can see there's quite a lot of interest in learning how to properly read the body just like a book - that is not really a "novel" (pun intended) notion at all considering Asian physiognomy has existed for hundreds of years. Lately, I've been thinking about just how common gallbladder attacks have become, and how our organs are impacted by our emotions. Is this … [Read more...] about Give Your Gallbladder Some Love
American Heart Month is coming with the month of February. Several years ago, I asked one of my favorite cardiologists (a most amazing guy who epitomizes the perfect mixture of a classically trained M.D. and an "educated" holistic doctor) to show the most essential nutrients that are most crucial for complete heart safety and that supply the metabolic increase the old ticker … [Read more...] about Keep Your Heart Healthy