Osteoarthritis Of The Knee Raises Hypertension Risk

Osteoarthritis Of The Knee Raises

Knee Osteoarthritis May Increase Likelihood of Hypertension Having knee osteoarthritis may increase the likelihood of developing hypertension, according to findings presented at the World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis, and Musculoskeletal Diseases, March 23-26, 2017, in Florence, Italy. An international team of researchers from Italy, Belgium, and the United … [Read more...]

Race May Play Role in Obese Teens’ Blood Pressure

Race May Play Role in Obese Teens' Blood Pressure

Obese teenagers have an elevated risk of developing high blood pressure, but the effects of those extra pounds may vary by race and ethnicity, a new study suggests. Researchers found that obesity had a bigger impact on blood pressure of Hispanic and Caucasian teens, compared to their Afro-American and Asian peers. It appeared to raise their risk of high blood pressure from … [Read more...]

Salt Makes You Hungry, Not Thirsty

Salt Makes You Hungry, Not Thirsty

Contrary to popular belief, salty snacks don't make you thirsty; they make you hungry. No wonder you ate the whole bag. What sounds like good nutritional advice turns out to be an old-wives’ tale. A new study shows that salty snacks don't make you thirsty at all. Instead, they stimulate appetite. An international group of researchers simulated a mission to Mars and put … [Read more...]

Discover Why Americans Are So Fat

Discover Why Americans Are So Fat

Obesity is so common, medical experts consider it a disease, like cancer or heart disease. Researchers say, it's time to stop blaming overweight people for not having enough willpower. Why are Americans so fat? The answers to that question may shake up your diet and lifestyle.   The government Did you know you can become overweight without gaining an ounce? That's … [Read more...]

Why Probiotics And What Do They Do.?

How do you know when you should eat more probiotics foods? If you pay attention, your body provides valuable clues when it can use extra help. For optimal digestion and immune health you need good beneficial bacteria in your gastrointestinal tract. When the levels of the bad guys grow too high, you can begin to notice symptoms. There are indeed signs that your body sends … [Read more...]