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Vitamin C Helps Lower Blood Pressure

Vitamin C Helps Lower Blood Pressure
Scientists at Johns Hopkins recently performed a meta-analysis of vitamin C studies relating to blood pressure going back to 1966. After analyzing data from 29 different clinical trials, they found that over an eight-week period, study participants who took around 500 mg of vitamin C per day experienced an average drop in systolic blood pressure (the top number) of nearly 4 points, and diastolic pressure (the bottom number) of about 1.5 points. And the results were slightly better among participants who had high blood pressure to begin with-their systolic numbers dropped by nearly 5 points.
Given the multitude of benefits of vitamin C and the fact that roughly one in three US adults has high blood pressure, this inexpensive and utterly harmless intervention should be a mainstream recommendation. As one study author pointed out, “[I]f the entire US population lowered blood pressure by 3 [points], there would be a lot fewer strokes.” But don’t expect the Institute of Medicine to change its tune any time soon-that broken record is still advising women and men to get a paltry 75 mg and 90 mg of vitamin C per day, respectively. I stand by my longtime recommendation that everyone take a daily multinutrient that contains 500-1,000 mg of vitamin C.

Where in the world is AEROGA??

Welcome to AEROGA WORLD! To update new members and guest…potentially new clients, we want to inform you AEROGA will be launching this FALL at the SLS Hotel in South Beach. Classes will be available and Tracie Wright Vlaun will be on property to teach, enlighten, have some fun and do some yoga! If you are not familiar with AEROGA , the practice is now internationally recognized Aerobic Yoga, and mixture of cardio, yoga, pilates movements, core fusion and a rocking playlist to go along! SLS will offer AEROGA on the BEACH, and private sessions are available.