Combatting Atherosclerosis With Good Nutrition

Word Count: 996 Summary: Atherosclerosis occurs when cholesterol, fat, and other substances in your blood build up in the walls of your arteries. The process can begin when you’re a child, but it may not become a problem until you’re in your 50s or 60s. As this muck gathers in your arteries, it forms plaque. Plaque can clog or completely block arteries, cutting off blood flow to your heart or brain. That’s when you have a heart attack or stroke. Keywords: Atherosclerosis,nutrition,arteries,blood,cholesterol,fiber Article Body: Imagine hundreds of cars zooming down an eight-lane highway. One lane disappears, and then another, until the same cars crawl bumper-to-bumper along a one-lane country road. That’s sort of what happens when you have atherosclerosis. Your …

How the Mediterranean Diet Beats High Blood Pressure

The Mediterranean diet is not some new fad diet … dreamed up by a weight-loss “guru” or as a new health measure. It is thousands of years old. People living along the Mediterranean Sea have been eating a natural diet … that has been proven in numerous studies to reduce the risk of heart attack and keep blood pressure from rising. The great thing about the Mediterranean diet is … it’s a pleasure to eat and you’re much more likely to stick with it. It’s easy to adopt this diet as there are no special requirements. Unlike the radical requirements of many fad diets, the Mediterranean diet doesn’t ask you to make impractical changes in your eating … it offers …

A Pill-A-Day Approach to Weight Loss

Word Count: 544 Summary: Weight loss pills are demanded from all over for its power to reduce weight fast. There are two types of these pills, but these types of weight loss pills are effective depending on the user itself. By having a healthy weight loss diet program, one can lose weight even without the use of such weight loss pills. Keywords: diet, weight loss pills Article Body: Being slim or thin does not make one healthy. But of course, being overweight or obese is not healthy either. For those who have trouble losing the excess pounds, the use of weight loss pills is the preferred and convenient option. The said pills are supposed to help a person lose weight …