Inflammation is your body’s way of providing acute healing to an area of your body, but when inflammation persists on a low level throughout the body, known as chronic inflammation it can cuae harm and possibly shorten your life.
Juicing has been promoted by many as a useful strategy for health, however recently the juicing trend of extracting the liquid from produce for weight loss has caught fire.
Fueled by a $5 billion dollar industry that continues to grow 5 to 8 percent annually, juicing is not widely recommended within the medical and surgical weight-loss community for health and weight loss.
Salt use worldwide is at least twice as high as it should be, with a big impact on global health, according to new researcher.
Daily sodium intake averaged 3,950 mg in 2010, according to an analysis covering nearly all of the world's population by Dariush Mozaffarian, MD, MPH, of Harvard School of Public Health, and colleagues.
The recommended daily intake is 2,000 mg by World Health Organization standards and 1,500 mg by American Heart Association guidelines.
The impact of the excess sodium: an estimated 2.3 million deaths from cardiovascular disease in 2010 alone, the researchers reported at the AHA's Nutrition, Physical Activity and Metabolism and Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology and Prevention meeting in New Orleans.