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Colored foods might help lower cholesterol and blood pressure

I devised a simple way to understand the cholesterol debate – A High H – HDL – is good, a Low L –  LDL – is good.  However, having high lows and low highs – not a good thing for cholesterol. 

We should make more conscious choices to add color to our diet, i.e., remember the rainbow in food choices daily.

EatingWell.com  suggests 8 superfoods that might lower cholesterol – and most of them are colored, among which, one is a red wine.

Furthermore, cranberries may help lower blood pressure and reduce brain damage after a stroke.

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Mayor Bloomberg’s office has also sent out a Health Newsletter on the top of blood pressureHIGH BLOOD PRESSUREIn this issue:

  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) Can Kill You
  • Know Your Numbers
  • Prevent and Control High Blood Pressure
  • Check Your Own Blood Pressure

Click here for more…

Health Bulletin #50 is one in

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Comments on: "Colored foods, cholesterol and blood pressure" (2)

  1. “EatingWell.com suggests 8 superfoods that might lower cholesterol – and most of them are colored, among which, one is a red wine.”
    Yes, I visited their site and checked out. Thanks for mentioning the site. Can you name few more colored foods for blood pressure?

  2. “We should make more conscious choices to add color to our diet, i.e., remember the rainbow in food choices daily.” This is a good point. I’ve read studies on this,

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