• Getting your feet measured may prevent complications such as numbness and even amputation if you have diabetes. Researchers found more than half of 100 diabetics were wearing the wrong-sized shoes.
• Cooking with rosemary adds more than flavor. A compound in the herb called carnosic acid may fight off free radicals in the brain and protect against neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer’s.
• Avoiding salt and choosing “no salt added” foods significantly drops blood pressure. In one study of 60 hypertensive patients, these tactics lowered systolic pressure by 12 points and diastolic by 7 points in just six weeks.
Dr. Andrew Weil’s Self Healing Newsletter.