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7. Use Your Lifestyle to Lower Your Blood Pressure

Your age, race, gender, and genes. You can’t do anything about them, and if they increase your odds of hypertension, they already have you at a disadvantage.
You need a weapon to help you fight back and try to even out the odds.
Fortunately, your lifestyle is that weapon—perhaps the best one!

5. Asthma

Asthma is a chronic disease that often starts in childhood but can occur for the first time in adulthood, even later in life. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 18.4 million adults and 6.2 million children in the United States have asthma.
Asthma causes inflammation in the

8. Expand Your Protein Options

Despite what you might hear from food companies, most Americans get plenty of protein. The picture may be somewhat different for older individuals, however. An emerging scientific consensus says some older adults could benefit from increasing their protein intake beyond the current dietary recommendations. Evidence also is mounting that the

7. Use Your Lifestyle to Lower Your Blood Pressure

Your age, race, gender, and genes. You can’t do anything about them, and if they increase your odds of hypertension, they already have you at a disadvantage.
You need a weapon to help you fight back and try to even out the odds.
Fortunately, your lifestyle is that weapon, perhaps the best

7. Picking High-Quality Protein

Older Adults May Need More
If you’ve dismissed the drumbeat of marketing products packed with protein as mostly hype, you’re a smart consumer: Most Americans get plenty of protein already. However, an emerging scientific consensus says older adults may gain benefits from increasing their protein intake beyond the current dietary recommendations.

5. Asthma

Asthma is a chronic disease that often starts in childhood but can occur for the first time in adulthood, even later in life. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 18.4 million adults and 6.2 million children in the United States have asthma.
Asthma causes inflammation in the

5. Asthma

Asthma is a chronic disease that often starts in childhood but can occur for the first time in adulthood, even later in life. In the United States, about 19 million adults and seven million children have asthma.
People with asthma have inflammation in their airways. This inflammation causes episodes of coughing,

Is it a Cold, Flu or Allergies?

Your eyes itch, your nose is running and you’ve been sneezing. Is it a cold, flu or allergies? Understanding the differences will help you avoid unnecessary medications or those that might make your symptoms worse.

Allergies are triggered by something in the environment. In summer, grasses and rag-weed are common culprits.

Enzyme Supplement Complements Atkins Diet, But Hard for EN to Digest

<IMG height=105 src=”/wp-content/uploads/newspics/basic_enzymes.gif” width=55 align=right>The Buzz. Basic Enzymes from Atkins Nutritionals is the newest addition to the famous diet doctor’s line of dietary supplements, all specifically designed for low-carbohydrate dieters.The Basics. Basic Enzymes contains a blend of digestive enzymes, including proteases (to break down protein), lipases (for fats) and amylases

Some of the Newest Food Allergies Have Nonfood Triggers; How Best to Test

When is a food allergy not a food allergy? When it’s triggered by factors outside the food chain, like pollen or latex. The now-you-see-it, now-you-don’t nature of such allergies, in which a person is allergic to certain foods only under certain conditions, makes them difficult to diagnosis and treat.Although one

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