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10 of the worst foods for high blood pressure: deli meats, bread and more

10 of the worst foods for high blood pressure: deli meats, bread and more

From bread to deli meats, here are the worst foods you can eat for high blood pressure. (Photos via Getty Images) This article is for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Contact a qualified healthcare practitioner before engaging in physical activity or making any changes to …

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Eating junk food can trigger chronic pain - even in healthy, thin people, study finds (file image)

CHIC-FIL-ACHES: Eating fatty fast foods can trigger pain – even if you’re slim

Chic-fil-Aches: Eating fast food can trigger pain – even if you’re slim and healthy, study finds Some fats found in fast food are known to raise cholesterol and cause inflammation Eating a poor diet or being obese leads to chronic inflammation and pain sensitivity But now researchers think even a few meals without a meal …

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Cardiologist shares 5 foods she hardly ever eats, from coconut oil to crisps - and suggests healthier alternatives

Cardiologist shares 5 foods she hardly ever eats, from coconut oil to crisps – and suggests healthier alternatives

Cardiologist Harmony Reynolds said she almost never eats foods like potato chips and cupcakes. She opts for healthy swaps like popcorn or fruit, and enjoys less healthy treats like bacon in moderation. Research suggests that processed foods increase the risk of serious illnesses like heart disease. Loading Something is loading. Thank you for your registration! …

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Large amounts of salty foods could double stress levels, study finds

Large amounts of salty foods could double stress levels, study finds

Share on PinterestA recent European study showed that excessive salt intake doubled the peak stress response in mice. Design by MNT: Photography by Benjamin Torode/Getty Images & Milko/Getty Images Although the physical effects of excessive salt intake are well documented, scientists have not yet understood the impact of high salt intake on emotional well-being. A …

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Prediabetes and the high cholesterol diet: foods to eat, sample diet,

Prediabetes and the high cholesterol diet: foods to eat, sample diet,

A nutritious and balanced diet is important for people with prediabetes and high cholesterol. Although individual recommendations vary, dietitians frequently recommend the Mediterranean and DASH diets. The Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) the diet can improve insulin resistance and may help with weight management. It focuses on a varied diet that includes whole grains, …

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