Foods that will help control your blood pressure By Sun Online Desk | Last Updated: 16th October, 2019, 12:39

Bananas are an excellent source of dietary potassium, a mineral that helps in regulating blood pressure levels

Foods that will help control your blood pressure

Humble tomato a day can boost your virility Humble tomato a day can boost your virility

A dietary compound called LactoLycopene found in tomatoes


Are you not losing weight? top 9 diet myths busted Are you not losing weight? top 9 diet myths busted

It is difficult to tell fact from fiction about weight loss and healthy eating. If you've been adhering to a strict healthy eating


Slow walking at 45 'a sign of faster ageing' Slow walking at 45 'a sign of faster ageing'

Slower walking speeds in old age have also been linked to a higher risk of dementia and decline


Maintaining weight loss beneficial for diabetic patients Weight loss beneficial for diabetic patients

Few studies have directly compared cardiometabolic risk between people who successfully lost weight and maintained the weight loss to those who regained weight


From fighting dengue to diabetes: The many health benefits of ayurvedic herb giloy Ayurvedic herb can help from fighting dengue to diabetes

Rich in nutrients, giloy is used to manufacture many herbal, ayurvedic and modern medicines


Tooth loss linked to higher risk of heart disease Tooth loss linked to higher risk of heart disease

The study was scheduled to be presented at the ACC Middle East Conference 2019 together with the 10th Emirates Cardiac Society Congress on October 3-5 in Dubai


Does eating red meat affect health? The risk could be low, says study Risk of eating red meat could be low

The research paper published in the NutriRECS states the professionals felt a need to reevaluate existing evidence on the relationship between red meat consumption and negative health outcomes for several reasons


Less than 6 hours of sleep could be deadly for some Less than 6 hours of sleep could be deadly for some

Further research is needed to examine whether improving and increasing sleep through medical or behavioural therapies can reduce risk of early death


High fibre diet may reduce risk of hypertension, diabetes: Study High fibre diet may reduce risk of hypertension, diabetes: Study

The research team from Care Well Heart and Super Specialty Hospital in Amritsar examined the association between a high fibre diet and its impact on cardiovascular disease risk factors


The proper way of using deodorants The proper way of using deodorants

Getting up, having a shower, getting dressed, sorting hair, applying deodorant and doing make-up then head out for the day


Type 2 diabetes remission possible, says study Type 2 diabetes remission possible, says study

Type 2 diabetes affects 400 million people worldwide and increases the risk of heart disease, stroke, blindness and amputations


Looking to burn maximum calories? Looking to burn maximum calories?

The simplest of all exercises, running can make you burn those calories in no time


Five easy hacks to keep your house clean Five easy hacks to keep your house clean

The most annoying and embarrassing thing, stains, not only spoil one’s looks but also do not seem washable


Artificial intelligence may help detect heart failure risk early: Study Artificial intelligence may help detect heart failure risk early: Study

Scientists, including those at The Queen Mary University of London, applied AI to analyse the heart MRI images of 17,000 healthy UK Biobank volunteers


As we age, oral health plays bigger role in overall health As we age, oral health plays bigger role in overall health

Data from the National Centre for Health Statistics indicates that the prevalence of cavities is more than twice as high in older adults as for younger adults


Fighting depression? Here’s how exercise can help you Fighting depression? Here’s how exercise can help you

Exercise reduces inflammation in the body that may lead to depression, suggests Praveshh Gaur, founder and director Srauta Wellness


How you can save your teeth from coffee stains How you can save your teeth from coffee stains

The stains occur when the tannins — organic substances found in plants — build up on the tooth enamel


Gum disease has high connection with your blood pressure Gum disease has high connection with your blood pressure

The study investigates gum disease as a potential risk factor for hypertension, but the reverse could also be true


Drinking hot tea may raise the risk of cancer, reveals study Drinking hot tea may raise the risk of cancer, reveals study

Most people enjoy drinking their tea, coffee and other such beverages piping hot, especially in the cold months


Improving diet cuts risk of heart attacks in kids Improving diet cuts risk of heart attacks in kids

Cardiovascular disease is the world’s number one killer, causing 17.9 million deaths a year


Is there a link between type 2 diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease? Linked between type 2 diabetes and Alzheimer’s

Type 2 diabetes, known as non-insulin-dependent or adult-onset diabetes, is caused by the body’s ineffective use of insulin, as per World Health Organization


Signs your body needs more calcium Signs your body needs more calcium

When calcium levels are low in the body, a deficiency disease called ‘hypocalcemia’ occurs


Lemon grass is chockfull of health benefits Lemon grass is chockfull of health benefits

Lemon grass is a good digestive aid since it works as a natural diuretic


Lack of sleep does alter fat metabolism Lack of sleep does alter fat metabolism

The study, published in the journal of Lipid Research, by Pennsylvania State University found that sleep disruption has been known to be have harmful effects on metabolism for some time


Make smarter food choices to combat arthritis Make smarter food choices to combat arthritis

One should be active and indulge in physical activities such as walking, bicycling and swimming to decrease arthritis pain


Immunity-boosting foods to fight viral and flu during monsoon Immunity-boosting foods to fight flu in Monsoon

Sweet potato  is one of the finest sources of beta-carotene which can be converted into vitamin A


Good foods to lower blood pressure Good foods to lower blood pressure

The risk increases as a person becomes older because with growing age the blood vessels become less flexible


Drink tea to boost your brain function: Study Drink tea to boost your brain function: Study

Previous researchers have demonstrated that tea intake is beneficial to human health and the positive effects include mood improvement and cardiovascular disease prevention


Mixing dieting, exercise may not be good for bone health Mixing dieting may not be good for bone health

The study, published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, looked at what happens to bone marrow fat and overall bone health when restricting calories


Five powerful seeds that can help prevent cancer Five powerful seeds that can help prevent cancer

Sesame seeds are a powerful anti-cancer diet


Have you tried this low-carb food to manage diabetes? Have you tried this low-carb food to manage diabetes?

Cucumbers are also rich in potassium and magnesium, which also helps to regulate blood pressure


High blood pressure may cause memory loss High blood pressure may cause memory loss

The findings are important because high blood pressure and cognitive decline are two of the most common conditions associated with ageing


Soft drink consumption linked to risk of early death: Study Soft drink consumption linked to risk of early death: Study

The study, publishes in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine, surveyed participants on their food and drink consumption between 1992 to 2000 and followed up an average of 16 years later


Dietary suggestions for diabetic patients who take insulin Dietary suggestions for diabetic patients who take insulin

The diabetic diet consists of healthy eating plans consisting of elements rich in nutrients and low in fat and calories


How to cleanse your kidneys in natural way? How to cleanse your kidneys in natural way?

Two major compounds that the kidneys remove along with a number of waste products and get rid of them in the urine are urea and uric acid


Mouthwash use reduces the benefits of exercise: Study Mouthwash use reduces the benefits of exercise: Study

The study has been published in the journal Free Radical Biology and Medicine


National Nutrition Week 2019: Simple ways to boost your immune system Simple ways to boost your immune system

Locally grown fruits and vegetables must always be preferred over imported and frozen ones as they are comparatively fresh and contain more micronutrients


Eating nuts twice a week lowers heart attack risk: Study Eating nuts twice a week lowers heart attack risk: Study

A total of 5,432 adults aged 35 and older with no history of cardiovascular disease were randomly selected from urban and rural areas


Exercising during pregnancy helps with tissue health Exercising during pregnancy helps with tissue health

It is safe to say that pregnancy is one of the happiest phases of a woman’s life. From diet plans…

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