5 Ways High Blood Pressure is Particularly Dangerous in Women

It’s called the “silent killer.” You could have it right now, and not even know it. According to the American Heart Association: 7 percent of non-Hispanic white women have it 47 percent of non-Hispanic black women have it 8 percent of Mexican American women have it In 2009, it killed …

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What Kind of Salt is Best for Women’s Health?

Recommendations about salt have gotten confusing lately. Whereas we’ve been told for years that we’re consuming too much, recent scientific studies have cast doubt on that theory. Could it be that most of us are just fine where salt is concerned, and need to be more conscious, instead, of eating …

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Could Women Be Consuming Too Little Salt?

The American Heart Association (AHA) recommends that Americans consume less than 1,500 mg/day of sodium. If everyone cut back to this much, they say it could result in a 25.6 percent overall decrease in blood pressure, and a reduction in total cardiovascular-related deaths of between 500,000 – 1.2 million over …

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