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Grilled Meat & Fish Increases Risk for Hypertension

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Cooking methods for meat, including fish, increase risk for high blood pressure, according to data presented at the American Heart Association meeting in New Orleans earlier this month. Researchers compared meat consumed after high-temperature cooking methods and tracked hypertension incidence rates from more than 100,000 disease-free participants. Increased consumption of red meat, fish, and chicken prepared on an open-flame and…

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Dr. McDougall: High Blood Pressure is a Symptom, Not a Disease

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Elevated blood pressure, or hypertension, is associated with serious health problems, such as strokes, heart attacks, and kidney failure. Most people believe the problem with hypertension is that the elevated pressure damages the arteries and the body’s organs. Actually, it is more often the other way around. The rise in blood pressure is a response to a sick body—the blood…

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Man Loses Over 70 Pounds & Off All Medications

Randy Lost over 70 pounds and is off all medications

Randy Oba had two transient ischemic attacks (also called: TIA, mini stroke) in six months, was on high blood pressure medication for over 30 years, had an angioplasty after a heart attack and weighed over 245 pounds. Then he watched Forks over Knives and read Dr. McDougall’s books. This changed his life. He has lost over 70 pounds, is off all medications…

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