• What are some of the best herbs and spices for regulating blood pressure?

    1 month ago - By Natural News

    Hypertension or high blood pressure is a health condition that leads to atherosclerosis or the narrowing of the arteries. Hypertension also increases a person's risk of heart disease and stroke. While modern medicine prescribes conventional treatments for hypertension in the form of anti-hypertensive drugs, research suggests that natural remedies which could reduce blood pressure...
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  • Whey Protein and Its Components Lactalbumin and Lactoferrin Affect Energy Balance and Protect against Stroke Onset and Renal Damage in Salt-Loaded, High-Fat Fed Male Spontaneously Hypertensive Stroke-Prone Rats

    Whey Protein and Its Components Lactalbumin and Lactoferrin Affect Energy Balance and Protect against Stroke Onset and Renal Damage in Salt-Loaded, High-Fat Fed Male Spontaneously Hypertensive Stroke-Prone Rats

    1 month ago - By Nutrition

    ABSTRACTBackgroundWhey protein -enriched diets are reported to aid in weight loss and to improve cardiovascular health. However, the bioactive components in whey responsible for causing such effects remain unidentified.ObjectiveWe determined the effects of whey and its components on energy balance, glucose tolerance, gut hormones, renal damage, and stroke onset in rats.MethodsMale spontaneously hypertensive stroke-prone rats were fed isocaloric high-fat and high-salt diets and randomized for 8 wk to diets enriched as follows: control : 15% kcal from egg albumin, 45% kcal from carbohydrate...
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