5 Proven Health Benefits of Vitamin D

1. Vitamin D could help to relieve symptoms of depression A thorough meta-analysis that included several worldwide studies has found that vitamin D supplements could help relieve symptoms of depression. Vitamin D is thought to regulate the disturbances of central nervous system functions that have …

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Heart Disease Risk Reduced With One Cup of Leafy Green Veggies a Day

Research has shown that individuals can reduce the risk of heart disease significantly by eating only 1 cup of vegetables rich in nitrates every day. The research looked at if individuals who regularly consumed higher amounts of nitrate-rich veggies like beetroot and leafy greens, had …

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Cigarette Smokers Have Double the Risk of Heart Failure

Researchers have found that tobacco cigarette smokers developed heart failure at double the rate of individuals who never smoked. This higher rate took place in 2 major heart failure subtypes and confirms that smoking cigarettes poses a significant risk factor for both subtypes. Data from …

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Nutrients in Potatoes Can Help Reduce Risk of High Blood Pressure

Researchers examined how an increase in dietary potassium from boiled or baked potatoes or oven baked French fries or potassium supplements impacted blood pressure as well as other risk factors for cardiovascular disease in comparison to a ‘typical American’ lower potassium intake control diet in …

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Just 100g of Cranberries Every Day Helps to Improve Heart Health

A study has found that consuming cranberries every day for 1 month improved cardiovascular function in healthy individuals. The study consisted of 45 healthy men who consumed 9 grams of whole cranberry powder equal to 100g of fresh cranberries daily or a placebo for 1 …

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