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Stop paying so much for vitamins

(MONEY Magazine) — Few health products have more price variation than supplements. Scan the drugstore aisle and you’ll see some multivitamins priced at $1 for a month’s supply — and some at $73. The more expensive ones often contain higher vitamin levels than those recommended by the U.S. government, but “they aren’t necessarily better,” says … Continue reading

WEIGHT REDUCING DIETS FOR PATIENTS WITH ELEVATED BLOOD PRESSURE

Compared to the general population, patients with high blood pressure have a higher risk for death and complications such as heart attack or stroke. Based on the association of increased weight and increased blood pressure, dietary interventions to lower body weight are commonly recommended as a first therapeutic step for overweight patients with high blood … Continue reading