Eating Black Sesame May Slash Heart Disease Risk

black_sesame_slashes_heart_attack_riskBlood pressure is a major focus of cardiovascular disease prevention, but the blood pressure lowering drugs may actually increase mortality. We need food-based drug alternatives now more than ever, and black sesame may be the perfect candidate.  Continue reading

Let Fruit Be Your Medicine: Watermelon’s Remarkable Health Benefits

watermelon_health_benefitsWatermelon is so much more than just a highly refreshing summertime treat. From the perspective of a growing body of clinical research, it is a truly medicinal food.

Only this month, research published in the Continue reading

No Time For The Gym? Eat An Orange!

vitaminc_orange_cardio_greenmedinfoNew research suggests that vitamin C may give you some of the same heart benefits as regular exercise. 

A study from the University of Colorado, Boulder examined the effects of vitamin C supplements Continue reading

Curry Dilates Arteries With One Serving

29612960_mDid you know that a single culinary serving of spices in the form of curry can dilate your arteries, preventing the cardiovascular harms associated with eating common foods? Continue reading

Cognitive Decline Linked to Periodontal Disease

periA groundbreaking study from the United Kingdom has connected gingivitis and oral health to cognitive decline. The study’s findings are backed up by a multitude of research supporting the mechanisms.

Researchers from the Institute of Psychiatry at London’s King’s College followed over 1050 adults Continue reading