Combat high blood pressure and cholesterol with soybeans

Written by Nicholas Webb

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Inrepparttar study covered byrepparttar 149023 Annals, a group of American and Chinese researchers focused on 300 Chinese patients suffering from hypertension. One group was and given 40gms of soy protein whilerepparttar 149024 second group was given wheat-based carbohydrates.

The objective ofrepparttar 149025 trial was to examinerepparttar 149026 effect of soybean protein supplementation on blood pressure in persons with pre-hypertension or Stage 1 hypertension. The results showed that Soybean protein supplementation resulted in a reduction in systolic and diastolic blood pressure. As such, increased intake of soybean protein may play an important role in preventing and treating hypertension.

The researchers of Tulane University, New Orleans say it's unclear how soybean products might reduce blood pressure. One theory is that soy proteins widen blood vessels while helpingrepparttar 149027 body do a better job of processing blood sugar.

In a related editorial, Dr. Jeffrey A. Cutler and Dr. Eva Obarzanek ofrepparttar 149028 National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute in Bethesda, Maryland, state thatrepparttar 149029 new study provides "another important link between blood pressure and dietary macronutrient intake," but add that further studies are needed before soybean supplements can be recommended to patients with high blood pressure.

Soybeans, soymilk, tofu, bean sprouts, meat substitutes, cookies and even soy-based ice cream are all commonly available. Maybe it is better that you don’t wait forrepparttar 149030 big medical institutions to start singing praises about soybeans. If you want an edge, perhaps now isrepparttar 149031 time to start making some changes to your diet. Throw in 40 minutes exercise four times a week and your high blood pressure will really take a dive.

About the Author: Nicholas Webb, of AllAbout Heart Disease, speaks and writes with a passion telling it is as it is; helping others to live life to the full. This article is from his newsletter “The Web’s Heart”. To learn more about beating heart disease and get into shape visit:

Cetyl Myristoleate separating fact from fiction

Written by Rusty Ford

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Cetyl Myristoleate helps 97% ifrepparttar people who use it. I have seen this claim several times. It is simply not true. The research does not back it up and neither do those doctors who use it in practice. The percentage is closer to 70%. Of courserepparttar 149001 percentage changes depending onrepparttar 149002 type of arthritis you have. With nearly 100 types of arthritis nothing is going to work well on every type.

Cetyl Myristoleate is an anti aging agent. This is a powerful marketing tool. Every one wants to look and stay young. There is no research to back up this claim. Some ofrepparttar 149003 doctors I have talked to believe it base on their observations. I have over a dozen family members and friends who take CM faithfully and none of us look younger. Yet almost all of us feel younger because we can now do things again that we had to give up because of our arthritis. If this is what they are talking about I concur. But if they are claiming it will make you younger or keep you from aging I think they are stretching it.

It is necessary to take digestive enzymes with Cetyl Myristoleate. This is a hard one. I personally do not think everyone does. Some people have a hard time digesting fats. If taking CM causes you stomach upset then you need to take a digestive enzyme. Make sure it has lipase because it isrepparttar 149004 enzyme that digests fat.

Cetyl Myristoleate will help you grow new cartilage. This is another unfounded claim. There is nothing in CM to help you grow cartilage. Oncerepparttar 149005 inflammation is down then your body may find it easier to replacerepparttar 149006 cartilage damaged byrepparttar 149007 inflammation.

Will Cetyl Myristoleate help me with my arthritis? I would like to endrepparttar 149008 article withrepparttar 149009 question most ask of me. The answer is I do not know. All I can say isrepparttar 149010 research and my experience andrepparttar 149011 experience ofrepparttar 149012 doctors I have talked to says that there is a 60% to 70% chance. Be reasonable about your expectations. CM is not going to repair bone damage, remove calcium deposits or repair other types of damage created by your arthritis. If you decide to try it do not pay too much. There is no need to pay $50, $80, $100 dollars or more. There are several good products inrepparttar 149013 $20 to $50 range. Ifrepparttar 149014 first bottle does not work for you do not waste your money on a second.

Rusty Ford

Rusty Ford is the health editor of

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