Skin mostly consists of the protein collagen, which over time becomes fragmented, like a fraying rope. We also produce less of it as we age. The result: wrinkled and Read More
Marion Nestle is the Paulette Goddard Professor in the Department of Nutrition, Food Studies and Public Health at New York University. Nestle is the author of nine books including Food Politics: Read More
Less salt lowers blood pressure and disease.
It’s no surprise that cutting salt lowers blood pressure. That has been shown in studies that compare higher- versus lower-salt diets in both adults Read More
“I’ve been feeling great and seem to have more energy,” wrote “Robert” on amazon.com after he started drinking apple cider vinegar every day.
If you believe what you read, vinegar—especially apple Read More
“The evidence is very strong and very consistent,” says Paul Whelton, professor of epidemiology at the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. “A higher potassium intake may blunt Read More
People have prediabetes if their blood sugar is higher than normal, but not high enough to be diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Prediabetes puts you on the road to developing Read More
Why worry about high blood pressure if you haven’t been diagnosed with it? Because, odds are, you eventually will be.
“Over time, 90 percent of people in this country develop hypertension,” Read More
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