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12.3 Diet and Heath: Hypertension

– WELCOME TO THE THIRD SECTION IN OUR SERIES ON DIET AND HEALTH. THIS SECTION IS COVERING HYPERTENSION. HYPERTENSION IS HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE, AND THE WAY PRESSURE GOES UP WITHIN THE VASCULAR SYSTEM IS FORCED BY THE AMOUNT OF PUMPING THAT COMES FROM THE HEART. SO BOTH THE STRENGTH AND FORCE OF CONTRACTION OF THE…

By Jose Scott September 11, 2019 0

Hypertension

Blood pressure is the pressure of the blood on the arterial walls. When we talk about blood pressure it would be shown in two numbers, (for example 120 mm Hg and 70 mm Hg.) The first number is expressed in terms of the systolic blood pressure and the second number is the diastolic pressure. Since…

By Jose Scott September 8, 2019 1

Hibiscus Tea vs. Plant-Based Diets for Hypertension

“Hibiscus Tea vs. Plant-Based Diets for Hypertension ” The latest research pitted hibiscus against obesity, giving hibiscus to overweight individuals, and showed reduced body weight, but after 12 weeks on hibiscus they only lost like 3 pounds, and really only one and a half pounds over placebo— clearly no magic fix. The purported cholesterol-lowering property…

By Jose Scott August 30, 2019 48