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Yogurt, Oil Blend Consumption Linked to Lower Blood Pressure

Posted October 12, 2012

In the latest quest to identify dietary sources that reduce blood pressure, scientists have found some foods with promising effects in this area – yogurt and a combination of two oils. Consuming a mixture of rice bran and sesame oil, or incorporating low-fat yogurt into the diet may help prevent high blood pressure and enhance heart health.

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Blood Pressure Lowered, Cholesterol Improved By Sesame And Rice Bran Oil

Posted September 23, 2012

People who cooked with a blend of sesame and rice bran oils saw a significant drop in blood pressure and improved cholesterol levels, according to new research presented at the American Heart Association’s High Blood Pressure Research 2012 Scientific Sessions. The researchers found cooking with a combination of these oils in a variety of ways worked nearly as well as a commonly prescribed high blood pressure medication, and that the use of the oil blend with medication yielded even more impressive results.

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Nutraceutical Treatment for Erectile Dysfunction

Posted April 30, 2012

In this study, the authors found that supplementation with nutraceuticals that exert favorable cardiovascular effects may also exert benefits on male sexual function. Researchers carried out a single-blind, one-arm study to evaluate the effects of 3-month supplementation with propionyl-L-carnitine, L-arginine and niacin in a group of 54 men (35-75 y) with untreated erectile dysfunction (ED), on their sexual performance.

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Exercise May Enhance Sexual Function in Men

Posted April 30, 2012

Increased physical activity is associated with better sexual function in men under 40, according to an Emory University study. The study, published online in the Journal of Sexual Medicine, assessed the association between physical activity and erectile function in young, healthy men ages 18 to 40. Previous studies have suggested that erectile dysfunction in men under 40 is correlated with increased cardiovascular risks.

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Effect of aqueous extract of Arctium lappa L. (burdock) roots on the sexual behavior of male rats

Posted April 30, 2012

Arctium lappa L. root has traditionally been recommended as an aphrodisiac agent. It is used to treat impotence and sterility in China, and Native Americans included the root in herbal preparations for women in labor. However, its use has not been scientifically validated. The present study therefore investigated the effects of aqueous extract of Arctium lappa L. roots on sexual behavior in normal male rats.

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