Blueberries Lower Blood Pressure

The Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics recently published the results of a study in post-menopausal women with early hypertension.  The study provided daily blueberry powder to half the women and after 8 weeks, those receiving the blueberry powder had a statistically significant decrease in blood pressure.  For systolic pressure (the top number) it was 7 mm of mercury lower and for the diastolic (bottom number) it was 5. 

Three Little Pigs Wax Philosophical on Health

The story of the three little pigs (prior articles) continues as they wax philosophical and ask themselves “why does their health or their diets matter anyway?” You see they are good little Christian pigs who are looking forward to a new heaven and new earth, expecting that they will be renewed in a perfect pig body free of disease and a pig spirit free of sin.

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