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Pomegranate Juice Good for the Heart of Dialysis Patients

A new study, reported at the 44th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Nephrology, found that hemodialysis patients who consumed a moderate amount of pomegranate juice for a year experienced beneficial effect on their lipid profile, their blood pressure, … Continue reading

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Drinking Black Tea Can Lower Your Blood Pressure

Black tea is a common source of flavonoids, which have been suggested to contribute to improve vascular health.  Now, a small study conducted at the University of Western Australia has shown that drinking black tea three cups a day, which … Continue reading

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Chocolate can Prevent Heart-Failure

Although many studies have reported intake chocolate, especially flavanol-rich dark chocolate, can improve blood pressure and provide other cardiovascular benefits, a new study suggested chocolate can reduce the risk of heart failure.  The results came from the Swedish Mammography Cohort, … Continue reading

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Chocolate Consumption Lower Blood Pressure and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

We previously have reported 2 studies that indicated chocolate could lower blood pressures and reduce risk of cardiovascular disease.  Now, there is another study that supports the previous findings.  The latest news came from a German study that evaluated the … Continue reading

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Diastolic BP Lower than 70 mm Hg Increases CV Risk in Diabetic Patients

If you are a type 2 diabetic, you might like to maintain your blood pressure below 140/70 mm Hg but keeping your diastolic blood pressure above 70mm Hg.  This can reduce your chance of having a heart attack, according to … Continue reading

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