GO RED has been turned into an acronym and while the focus is on women for a good reason, everyone can most certainly benefit from it.
G: GET YOUR NUMBERS
Ask your doctor to check your blood pressure and cholesterol.
O: OWN YOUR LIFESTYLE
Stop smoking, lose weight, exercise, and eat healthy.
R: REALIZE YOUR RISK
We think it won’t happen to us, until it does.
E: EDUCATE YOUR FAMILY
Make healthy food choices for you and your family. Teach your kids the importance of staying active.
D: DON’T BE SILENT
Talk to your family, friends and doctors.
One article we'd like to highlight was published last year in the American Heart Association journal Hypertension entitled 'Beetroot, nitrate supplements could help prevent salt-induced hypertension'
"Globally, most people consume about twice the recommended level of salt, according to the World Health Organization. High consumption of sodium and not enough of potassium can contribute to high blood pressure and increase the risk of heart disease and stroke."
"This is an important study that could have value in addressing a sodium epidemic which is contributing to a staggering increase in cardiovascular disease and stroke globally," said Dr. Stephen Juraschek, an internal medicine specialist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School."
Beet Root Plus contains Beet Root powder, which can provide all the benefits of eating beets for those who do not enjoy the taste. Beets are a good source of nitrates which are important for circulation and support good heart health. We also add Alfalfa with all of its nutritional value. Eleuthero Root, also known as Siberian Ginseng (Eleutherococcus senticosus) and Schisandra Chinensis are adaptogenic herbs which are added to support liver health. Ginkgo biloba contains antioxidants which can protect against damage from free radicals