DrCarney.com Blog

Health - Food - Science - Community

Sodium intake and blood pressure in children and adolescents: a systematic review and meta-analysis of experimental and observational studies

Greater intake of foods high in sodium is tied to elevated blood pressures in children and adolescents.

Continue reading
  304 Hits

Consumption of Ultra-Processed Food and Blood Pressure in Korean Adults

Eating ultra-processed foods consistently may promote the development of high blood pressure (hypertension).

Continue reading
  457 Hits

Effects of Vegetarian Diets on Blood Pressure Lowering: A Systematic Review with Meta-Analysis and Trial Sequential Analysis

Strict adherence to vegetarian diets, in particular vegan diet, may help reduce and normalize high blood pressure.

Continue reading
  743 Hits

Blood Pressure and Sodium Intake From Snacks in Adolescents

A marked increase in blood pressure numbers is associated with habitual consumption of salty snacks in adolescents.

Continue reading
  540 Hits

A Vegan Regimen With Reduced Medication in the Treatment of Hypertension.

Going vegan may not only help normalize the blood pressure of patients with hypertension but also minimize their needs for medication.

Continue reading
  820 Hits

Effects of Berries Consumption on Cardiovascular Risk Factors: A Meta-analysis with Trial Sequential Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials.

​Frequent consumption of berries may help to maintain a healthy cardiovascular profile and thwart the development of cardiovascular disease.

Continue reading
  2797 Hits

Fiber-Rich Foods Reduce High Blood Pressure

Reducing Hypertension Lowers End Organ Damage Risk Reducing Hypertension Lowers End Organ Damage Risk

Fiber comes only from plant-based foods, as animal products have no fiber. Eating a diet high in fiber may help reduce high blood pressure in hypertensive patients, according to a study that appeared in the Journal of Hypertension in 2005. By analyzing the results of 25 randomized controlled trials, researchers from Tulane University Scho...

Continue reading
  9371 Hits

Effect of soy isoflavones on blood pressure: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

High dietary intake of soy isoflavones may help to  reduce the blood pressure of individuals with hypertension.

Continue reading
  2790 Hits

Effect of longer-term modest salt reduction on blood pressure.

​Adhering to a diet low on salt can help to transform a high blood pressure number to a healthy one.

Continue reading
  3500 Hits

Effects of dietary fiber type on blood pressure: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials of healthy individuals.

​Eating generous portions of fiber-rich foods regularly may help to lower high blood pressure.

Continue reading
  3537 Hits

Sugary Beverages Increase Hypertension Risk

Hypertension Complications Infographic

Americans love sugar-sweetened beverages, and too many of them (Americans) consume far too much of them (sugary beverages). The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that approximately 30% of American adults drank sugar-sweetened beverages, including soda, fruit drinks, energy drinks, and sweetened tea, at least once a ...

Continue reading
  4858 Hits

Health effects of saturated and trans-fatty acid intake in children and adolescents: Systematic review and meta-analysis.

​Children and adolescents on low-fat diets are less prone to develop cardiovascular disease.

Continue reading
  1963 Hits

Off Canvas Main Menu Display