Diet

Best supplements for lowering blood pressure

If you buy something through a link on this page, we may earn a small commission. How this works.High blood pressure is a common issue. A person can reduce their blood pressure by following a healthful diet, exercising, and avoiding smoking. Can taking dietary supplements, including vitamins, minerals, or herbs, also help?According to the American…

Could a probiotic prevent or reverse Parkinson’s?

A new study using a roundworm model of Parkinson's disease found that a probiotic bacterium could prevent, and in some cases reverse, toxic protein buildup.Misfolded alpha-synuclein proteins in the brain are the hallmark sign of Parkinson's…

Can diet improve a person’s vaginal health?

Certain foods and drinks contain compounds that may improve vaginal health and symptoms of vaginal conditions. These include probiotics, prebiotics, and fermented food and beverages.The vagina uses natural secretions, immune defenses, and…

What to know about free-range eggs

In general, hens that are free to roam in their houses and have access to some outside space produce free-range eggs. Hens that live in cages without any roaming opportunities produce cage eggs.Many egg cartons carry the free-range label.…

Vegan fast food: 33 plant-based options

With veganism on the rise, there are now more plant-based food options available in supermarkets and restaurants than there ever has been before.Fast food venues are also catching on to the surge in demand for plant-based offerings. As a…

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