10 Tips to Stay Healthy This Holiday Season

 

Processed and cured meats

Bacon and sausage are cured meats and cold cuts and they tend to be high in saturated fat. Low-fat products are high in salt, taking in consideration that a few slices of deli meat contain half the daily recommended level of sodium. “The majority of people should be on a salt-restricted diet because of sodium’s link to high blood pressure,” says Dr. Laxmi Mehta, director of the Woman’s Cardiovascular Health Program at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. Not everyone needs medication to make big strides, she says. “Sometimes my patients with elevated blood pressure are able to make significant improvements just by adjusting their diet.”

PREV1 2 345 ... 10NEXT
Facebook
Twitter
WhatsApp
Pinterest
Reddit
Delicious
LinkedIn
Facebook
Twitter
WhatsApp

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

READ NEXT

6 Signs You May Have Kidney Disease

You’re more tired and you are having trouble concentrating A decrease in kidney function can lead to a buildup of toxins and impurities in the blood. This can cause people

10 Common Drugs That Can Make You Gain Weight

Depakote (valproic acid) Depakote is used to treat bipolar disorder and seizures, and prevent migraines. A study of epilepsy patients found that 44% of women and 24% of men gained

These Are the Worst Hereditary Conditions

We inherit a lot of who we are from our parents and extended family, some good and some bad. Unfortunately, in some cases, serious and potentially debilitating diseases are passed

5 Common Habits That Are Ruining Your Health

Snacking when you’re not hungry Losing touch with your body’s natural hunger and satisfaction signals can lead to chronic overeating and unhealthy extra pounds—which increases your risk for diabetes, heart

Surprising, Hidden Benefits of Sleeping Naked

It makes you feel free Just imagine the feeling of laying in bed naked. You’re free of your pants and underwear. Women, you’re not wearing a constrictive bra. It’s just

6 Vitamins You Really Need As You Age

Calcium With age, you can start to lose more of this mineral than you absorb. That can make your bones break more easily (osteoporosis), especially for women after menopause. Calcium

The 7 Most Effective Anti-Inflammatory Herbs

It seems like anytime you read about some sort of health issues, inflammation (a defensive mechanism your immune system activates automatically to deal with what it deems to be “foreign

7 Foods That Bring You Good Luck In 2018

Cornbread If you’re Southern, you know what we’re talking about! Simple as it may seem, cornbread is a well-known symbol of gold, so eating this snack will ensure you that

6 Common Types of Bumps on Your Skin

Although your skin may be home to all kinds of bumps, bites, and scratches – many of which can be harmless – there are some worth keeping an eye on

8 Delicious Foods That Fight GERD

Ginger This root can help calm an upset stomach. Try some hot ginger tea — without the caffeine that can make acid reflux worse. Or chew on some dried ginger

RELATED POSTS

Scroll to Top