An extra cup of coffee won’t increase BP risk

Last Updated: Saturday, April 23, 2011, 21:45

Data pooled in by researchers from six studies, covering 170,000 people, asked participants how much coffee they drank each day and then followed them for up to 33 years.

How salt intake raises BP

Last Updated: Friday, April 15, 2011, 13:20

Scientists have figured out how salt intake contributes to raising one`s blood pressure (BP).

Mother`s salt intake may spike child`s BP

Last Updated: Thursday, July 07, 2011, 20:31

Too much or too little salt consumed during pregnancy has an adverse effect on the prenatal development of the offspring`s kidneys.

Religion, spirituality may help to keep BP under control

Last Updated: Sunday, July 10, 2011, 21:41

A growing body of literature shows that interventions developed and implemented from a strength-based approach may be more effective in producing health behavior change.

Milk, soy proteins help lower your BP

Last Updated: Sunday, July 31, 2011, 13:34

Want to lower your blood pressure? Add more soy or low-fat dairy to your diet.

Milk, soy proteins help lower your BP

Last Updated: Sunday, August 28, 2011, 15:06

Want to lower your blood pressure? Add more soy or low-fat dairy to your diet.

Potatoes lower BP without piling on pounds

Last Updated: Friday, September 09, 2011, 09:55

Scientists have found that just a couple servings of potatoes a day reduces blood pressure almost as much as oatmeal without causing weight gain.

Purple potatoes lower BP without piling on pounds

Last Updated: Sunday, September 11, 2011, 13:01

Scientists have found that just a couple servings of potatoes a day reduces blood pressure.

Treat BP the natural way

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 04, 2011, 10:20

Hawthorn is another herbal remedy that may offer a slight drop in blood pressure.

Tomatoes `good for heart`

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 06, 2011, 13:25

The humble tomato is more than a delicious fruit. A new study says that eating it daily could help lower cholesterol and blood pressure levels, thus keeping heart disease at bay.

Lingonberries protect blood vessels of BP and diabetic patients

Last Updated: Thursday, December 29, 2011, 14:05

Ligonberry has a much higher antioxidant level in certain capacities than blueberries or raspberries.

Rose hip could help cut heart disease

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 18, 2012, 17:15

A daily dose of rose hip could help cut the risk of heart disease by lowering blood pressure and cholesterol levels, researchers say.