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13 Foods That Are Naturally High in Digestive Enzymes

Health Digestive enzymes help your gut break down foods and deliver healthy vitamins, minerals, protein, and more to your body. What are digestive enzymes? De Repente/Shutterstock When you eat, your digestive system—especially your stomach and intestines—get to work gleaning protein, vitamins, fats, and carbs from your food. These nutrients enter your bloodstream, and your body […]

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High Blood Pressure and Cold Remedies: Which Are Safe?

Are over-the-counter cold remedies safe for people who have high blood pressure? Answer From Sheldon G. Sheps, M.D. Over-the-counter cold remedies aren't off-limits if you have high blood pressure, but it's important to make careful choices. Among over-the-counter cold remedies, decongestants cause the most concern for people who have high blood pressure. Decongestants relieve nasal […]