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Vegetarian Diets Lower Blood Pressure
02/24/2014 - NEWS RELEASE March 4, 2014 Vegetarian Diets Lower Blood Pressure JAMA meta-analysis shows link between diet, hypertension Study Highlights: A meta-analysis of 21,604 people from 32 observational studies and 311 people from seven clinical trials shows a strong association between
Eight Ways to Naturally Lower Blood Pressure
02/18/2014 - A Special Report from the Physicians Committee Introduction Blood Pressure and Vegetarian Diets, a global meta-analysis published Feb. 24, 2014, in JAMA Internal Medicine, finds a nutrient-packed vegetarian diet can lower blood pressure and reduce the risk of heart disease.1 Background High blood pressure (
Health and Wellness: Getting Blood Pressure Under Control
12/17/2012 - High blood pressure, also called hypertension, increases the risk of dangerous health problems, such as heart attacks and strokes. Doctors measure blood pressure using two numbers, such as 120/80. The first number (systolic pressure) shows the surge of pressure in the arteries with every heartbeat, and the second numbe
Meat Consumption and Cancer Risk
07/13/2012 - The World Health Organization has determined that dietary factors account for at least 30 percent of all cancers in Western countries and up to 20 percent in developing countries. When cancer researchers started to search for links between diet and cancer, one of the
Section Five: Foods and Blood Pressure
02/26/2011 - Reducing Sodium Sodium and Potassium in Foods Reducing or Eliminating Meat Consumption Foods and
How Can I Get Enough Protein? The Protein Myth
10/13/2010 - The Protein Myth The Building Blocks of Life Protein is an important nutrient required for the building, maintenance, and repair of tissues in the body. Amino acids, the building blocks of protein, can be synthesized by the body or ingested from food. There are 20 different amino acids in the food we eat, but our bo
High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
09/15/2010 - High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)   What Is High Blood Pressure? High blood pressure (hypertension) increases the risk of dangerous health problems, such as heart attacks and strokes. Doctors measure blood pressure using two numbers, such as 120/80. The first number shows the surge of pressure in the arter
Analysis of Health Problems Associated with High-Protein, High-Fat, Carbohydrate-Restricted Diets Reported via an Online Registry
05/25/2004 - Analysis of Health Problems Associated with High-Protein, High-Fat, Carbohydrate-Restricted Diets Reported via an Online Registry   A Report by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine May 2004  Methods | Findings | Discussion | Limitations| Literature

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