Modest weight loss of 5%-10% has been associated with clinically significant reductions in blood pressure. Did you know that “hypertension” is the medical name for high blood pressure? How about that with the significant rise in obesity, we have also seen a corresponding increase in the prevalence of hypertension?
What exactly is a free radical? Free radicals are atoms, molecules or ions that have lost an electron due to oxidation rendering them ”unstable.” When free radicals interact with certain chemical reactions in the body, they can create significant damage to healthy cells.