A large-scale prospective cohort study of a Korean population finds strong inverse associations between total flavonoid intake and risk of hypertension, which was more pronounced for flavonoid sub-classes, and in men with a high BMI.
Those reporting an average of nine hours of sleep a day, as well as those sleeping below seven hours, were observed to have greater metabolic syndrome severity scores (MSSS), highlighting the importance of incorporating sleep with diet and activity intervention...
After five-weeks of CBD administration to hypertensive patients, reductions in blood pressure were paired with significant drops in the catestatin peptides involved in hypertension pathophysiology, a randomised controlled trial observes.
Supplemental lycopene, a red carotenoid found in tomatoes, watermelons, and other foodstuffs, may significantly reduce blood pressure in hypertensive people, says a new meta-analysis of clinical trials.
Could wild olive oil have health benefits to rival its cultivated counterpart? An animal study from the University of Seville shows that oil from the ancient Acebuche olive species could reduce arterial hypertension.
Gut microbiome diversity and composition are associated with hypertension in women, according to new research, suggesting that microbiome modulation may be a novel way to prevent or treat the condition.
Diets rich in omega-3 fatty acids may help healthy young people avoid the onset of high blood pressure, according to preliminary data presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2016.
Daily dietary supplements of omega-3s do not affect cardiovascular disease risk in elderly patients with the eye disease age-related macular degeneration, says a new study published in JAMA Internal Medicine.
Daily supplements of an extract from Indian gooseberry (Phyllanthus emblica) may improve the health of cells lining the blood vessels, and reduce levels of markers of oxidative stress in type-2 diabetics, according to results of a randomized, double-blind,...
Supplements containing grape seed extracts may help reduce blood pressure in people at risk of hypertension, and improve cholesterol levels in people with metabolic syndrome, according to two new studies.
Despite a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warning that a sibutramine-laced ‘Brazilian Slimming Coffee’ may pose a 'significant risk' to some US consumers, the product is still widely available online.
Scientists studying pectins that inhibit a protein called galectin-3 - elevated levels of which are associated with a higher risk of heart failure - say their work could create a completely new category of cardiovascular health foods and supplements.