December 01, 2015



  • Chocolate on the Brain

    Chocolate on the Brain

    by Berkeley Wellness

    The news keeps getting sweeter about dark chocolate and other cocoa products. Not only have several studies suggested that it can help lower blood pressure, but new research has found that cocoa can also aid the brain.

  • Dragon Fruit
    Ask the Experts

    Dragon Fruit

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Also called pitahaya or pitaya, dragon fruit is the generic name for fruits that come from several different cactus species. Small-scale farmers in California and Florida grow dragon fruit, but most is imported from Central America and Southeast Asia.

  • Foods That Lower Blood Pressure

    Foods That Lower Blood Pressure

    by Berkeley Wellness

    You probably already know that a diet low in sodium and rich in foods containing potassium, calcium and magnesium may help prevent or help normalize high blood pressure. But are there specific foods that can have a helpful effect?