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Nutrients in Potatoes Can Help Reduce Risk of High Blood Pressure

Researchers examined the impact of increased dietary potassium from baked/boiled potatoes and baked French fries as opposed to a potassium supplement on blood pressure and other cardiovascular disease risk factors in comparison to a ‘typical American’ control diet (lower potassium intake) among 30 pre-hypertensive to hypertensive individuals.1✅ JOURNAL REFERENCEDOI: 10.3390/nu13051610 Results revealed that including baked/boiled… Read More »

High blood pressure: Five most important breakfast ingredients for lowering hypertension

High blood pressure means your blood pressure is consistently too high and means that your heart has to work harder to pump blood around your body. Over time, this can cause your arteries to narrow and constrict, starving the heart of oxygenated blood. Reversing a high blood pressure reading could therefore save your life. How… Read More »

Victoria buckling under testing pressure

Nurses and doctors are being called on to cut their holidays short and help staff Victoria’s coronavirus testing clinics after centres were inundated with people wanting to be tested. The state has 190 testing clinics in operation, however the thousands of Victorians returning from holidays in NSW has triggered huge queues across Melbourne. A recent… Read More »