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Salt raises blood pressure, but our gut bacteria can stop it

New research shows that replenishing the friendly bacteria in our gut that are affected by too much salt may lower high blood pressure.

What are the benefits of chamomile tea?

A look at the possible benefits of chamomile tea. Included is information on chamomile tea safety and the scientific mechanism of action it causes.

Nuts strengthen your brain, EEG study shows

A new study used an electroencephalogram to examine the brain waves of regular nut consumers. Strong associations with cognition and immunity were found.

Is vegetarianism the natural option?

Were humans designed to eat meat? Did we evolve to consume other creatures? Is flesh eating enshrined in our DNA? Here, we discuss these divisive queries.

What you can and can't eat on the bland diet

The bland diet is a diet where people consume soft foods that are easy on the digestive system. Included is detail on studies and whether the diet is safe.

What you need to know about hypoproteinemia

A look at hypoproteinemia, a condition resulting in low levels of protein in the blood. Included is detail on diagnosis and choosing proteins.

Eat more leafy greens and whole grains to lower heart failure risk

Emerging research suggests that a predominantly plant-based diet of dark, leafy greens, beans, fruits, and whole grains may reduce heart failure risk.

Nuts may protect against heart disease

New research focuses on the benefits that different nut types have on cardiovascular health. Regular consumption may keep heart disease at bay.

Nuts may protect against heart disease

New research focuses on the benefits that different nut types have on cardiovascular health. Regular consumption may keep heart disease at bay.

What are the best ways to increase sperm count?

Learn about how to increase sperm count, as well as how dietary influences and how medications can play a role in sperm production.

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