Month: October 2017

Manage High Blood Pressure Naturally

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You just went to see your doctor and were told that “you have high blood pressure or hypertension”. You have joined almost 30% of American adults with this diagnosis. High blood pressure is a common condition in which the long-term force of the blood against your artery walls is high enough that it may eventually …

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Your Mom Was Right: Breakfast Is the Most Important Meal Of The Day

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Skipping breakfast is associated with an increased risk of atherosclerosis, or the hardening and narrowing of the arteries due to a build-up of plaque, according to research published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. [1] Eating a healthy breakfast has been shown to promote greater heart health, including healthier weight and cholesterol. …

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The Benefits Of Coconut Oil

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Recently I’ve been asked by my patients about coconut oil. Is it beneficial to our health or detrimental, because it is a saturated fat? First, FAT has been redeemed recently in the largest epidemiological PURE study. It was an 18-country study that followed 135,335 individuals for 7 years to examine associations between diet and total …

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The Benefits Of Meditation

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According to a new scientific statement from the American Heart association, meditation has the potential to reduce some risk factors for heart disease, but the gold standard for lowering risk remains a heart-healthy lifestyle and following medical recommendations. Studies have shown that meditation can have long-term effects on the brain and how it works. Numerous …

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