The pomegranate is one of mankind’s earliest cultivated fruits, and legends of its health abilities have been in vogue since ancient times. In fact, some ancient people believed the pomegranate offered mystical healing properties. Clinical studies today are showing that indeed 100 percent pomegranate juice, such as that made by POMRead More →

High triglycerides have been linked to atherosclerosis and heart disease. In fact, the American Heart Association has set triglyceride guidelines and maintain they should be below 150 milligrams per deciliter (mg/dL). If you don’t know your triglyceride levels, ask your health care professional for a lipid profile to determine them. IfRead More →

An atherosclerosis study with 5042 participants ages forty-five to eight-four years old was conducted by Jennifer Nettleton and other University of Minnesota researchers. The results, published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition in June 2008, found a diet rich in whole grains, fruit, vegetables, and low-fat dairy foods was associated with 20Read More →

You probably know there are many factors that contribute to heart attack risk. Some factors, such as aging, your sex, or your family history, you can’t change, but here’s some things you can change, and in the process you can lower your overall risk for heart attack.Read More →

A study published in March 2008 in The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine and conducted by Jeffery A. Dusek, et al., involved 122 patients over fifty-five years old who were taking two or more medications to lower their blood pressure. The test was to evaluate lifestyle modification versus relaxation response techniquesRead More →

According to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, one in three adults suffers from high blood pressure. If your blood pressure is high it makes the body work harder because it affects every body organ.  Many people don’t even know they have a problem, and many people also haveRead More →