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Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension

You Are What You Eat

Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP | Posted 06.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP

As a physician, I always encourage patients to make lifestyle changes to improve their health. We aren't able to change our genetic makeup, but we should choose what we eat more carefully because the right foods may be able to prevent kidney disease.

Why Soul Food And Salt Consumption Are Hard To Break

Posted 09.20.2012 | Black Voices

While a team of researchers at Georgia Health Sciences University explored the connection between high blood pressure and stress last week, a team of ...

Using Food as Medicine and Our Ally

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 02.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

The next time you hear your doctor tell you to eat your vegetables and to avoid fatty processed pro-inflammatory foods, just remember that it's not just your doctor who's telling you that... your body is screaming to you for the same thing as well.

Pre-Election Anxiety Squeezes African American Women

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Diane Tucker

"On the news yesterday, they revealed a potential neo-Nazi plot against Barack Obama, and then they gave more details on the racially-motivated Ashley...

The Dash Diet

Huffington Post | Verena von Pfetten | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

A large study offers the strongest evidence yet that a diet the government recommends for lowering blood pressure can save people from heart attack an...