Blood Pressure

Flaxseed shows blood pressure-lowering potential: Study

Flaxseed shows blood pressure-lowering potential: Study

By Stephen Daniells

Daily consumption of flaxseed-fortified bakery products may reduce blood pressure levels in patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD), suggests new data presented at the November American Heart Association 2012 Scientific Sessions.

Pterostilbene shows blood pressure lowering power

Pterostilbene shows blood pressure lowering power

By Stephen Daniells

Daily supplements of pterostilbene may help reduce both systolic and diastolic blood pressure by over 7 mmHg, say findings presented at the American Heart Association's High Blood Pressure Research 2012 Scientific Sessions.

Berry pigments show heart health benefits

Berry pigments show heart health benefits

By Stephen Daniells

Increased intakes of anthocyanins – antioxidant pigments from fruit and vegetables – may reduce blood vessel hardening and improve overall heart health, says a new study.

Germany: DMAA safety data “full of gaps”

DMAA in the dock

Germany: DMAA safety data “full of gaps”

By Shane Starling

The German food safety agency has warned people with increased blood pressure and those suffering from cardiovascular disease off disputed stimulant DMAA, and called for a probe into its legal status.

Prawn peptides are ACE for blood pressure: Rat study

Prawn peptides are ACE for blood pressure: Rat study

By Shane Starling

Peptide extracts from the Arctic prawn Pandalus Borealis have demonstrated blood pressure benefits via the, “most potent Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibiting peptide concentrate that is reported in scientific literature.”

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