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Here’s How You Can Use Healthy Fats to Prevent Heart Disease

Here’s How You Can Use Healthy Fats to Prevent Heart Disease

The way you eat can greatly affect your heart health. Here’s how.

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Heartburn Drugs Increase Mortality – Here’s How to Safely Deal with Indigestion

Heartburn Drugs Increase Mortality – Here’s How to Safely Deal with Indigestion

If you or someone you love is taking heartburn medication, you could be shortening your life. Check out these healthier ways to deal with it.

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These 5 Heart Disease Tests Could Save Your Life

Posted by on April 15, 2017 in Hazards, Issues & Diseases, Health with 0 Comments
These 5 Heart Disease Tests Could Save Your Life

Heart disease kills 610,000 people in the United States every year. That’s one in every four deaths, making it the leading cause of death for both men and women.

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Insulin, Not Cholesterol, Is the True Culprit in Heart Disease

Posted by on February 20, 2017 in Hazards, Issues & Diseases, Health with 0 Comments
Insulin, Not Cholesterol, Is the True Culprit in Heart Disease

If you have or love someone who has heart issues (or is high risk), this is a must-read!

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Time to Put Away the Old Cholesterol Myths and Embrace the Many Benefits of This Food

Posted by on January 11, 2017 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 0 Comments
Time to Put Away the Old Cholesterol Myths and Embrace the Many Benefits of This Food

Watching your cholesterol? You CAN eat this (even though you probably think you can’t).

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92 Foods To Fight Cancer, Diabetes, And Heart Disease

92 Foods To Fight Cancer, Diabetes, And Heart Disease

Alkaline foods have been shown to lower blood pressure and cholesterol, both of which are huge contributing factors to cardiovascular diseases. The diet can also influence and help with weight loss, which in turn reduces the risk of contracting type 2 diabetes and osteoarthritis. Though it has not yet been proven to prevent cancer, an alkaline diet can make some chemotherapy treatments more effective and less toxic on the body.

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Easy and Effective Exercises That Will Improve Your Posture (Video)

Posted by on September 4, 2016 in Exercise and Fitness, Health with 3 Comments
Easy and Effective Exercises That Will Improve Your Posture (Video)

Are you sitting all day or not very active? Chances are you struggle with bad posture. If you’re walking down the street chances are you see people with shoulders rounded forward head poking out in front and they are walking around like this all day long. What your posture should look like is shoulders back, head upright.

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6 Amazing Benefits of Prune Juice

Posted by on August 23, 2016 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 2 Comments
6 Amazing Benefits of Prune Juice

Here are 6 great reasons you should be drinking prune juice every day.

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Finally, British Cardiologist Sets The Record Straight On Saturated Fats (Learn The Truth!)

Posted by on June 7, 2016 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 0 Comments
Finally, British Cardiologist Sets The Record Straight On Saturated Fats (Learn The Truth!)

The British Cardiologist who founded “Action on Sugar” is trying to correct the myth that saturated fats lead to cardiovascular issues. Read this and be informed!

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Could This Be the Key to Better Heart Health?

Posted by on April 19, 2016 in Health, Prevention with 3 Comments
Could This Be the Key to Better Heart Health?

In a recent study, researchers from the Cleveland Clinic and UCLA’s division of cardiology targeted mice’s gut microbes with DMB, and found the compound suppressed atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries) from developing in the rodents without any serious side effects.

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Gum Disease Opens Up the Body to a Host of Infections

Posted by on April 12, 2016 in Medical Advances, Nature, Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Gum Disease Opens Up the Body to a Host of Infections

So when Salomon Amar, a periodontal specialist at Boston University, began exploring links between oral bacteria and heart disease in animal studies in the late 1990s, reactions were lukewarm. “Many cardiologists thought we were a bit crazy,” he says. Skepticism still abounds, but the same molecular tools that have dramatically changed understanding of the gut microbiome are now allowing scientists to track and examine bacteria in the mouth. Advocates of a connection between the artery disease atherosclerosis and microbes are hoping to find convincing proof of their suspicions, while exploring links between ailing gums and other conditions, including cancer, arthritis, diabetes and even Alzheimer’s disease.

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The Surprising Thing Ancient Mummies Tell Us About What To Eat

Posted by on January 4, 2016 in Mysteries, Reality's Edge with 6 Comments
The Surprising Thing Ancient Mummies Tell Us About What To Eat

A remaking of a 5,000-year-old man based in his mummified remains that were found in the Italian Alps show indications of heart disease in mummies have driven a few researchers to reevaluate the thought that heart disease is an absolutely modern phenomena.

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New Scientific Analysis Confirms Saturated Fats Have No Link to Heart Disease

Posted by on September 1, 2015 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 0 Comments
New Scientific Analysis Confirms Saturated Fats Have No Link to Heart Disease

For decades, healthy fat and cholesterol have been wrongfully blamed for causing heart disease, but over 70 published studies overwhelmingly dispute this.

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Heart Risk Myths: The Truth About Low-Fat Diets, Cholesterol and More

Posted by on August 5, 2015 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health, Prevention with 9 Comments
Heart Risk Myths: The Truth About Low-Fat Diets, Cholesterol and More

From my perspective, there’s simply no doubt that conventional dietary recommendations are largely responsible for many of our current health epidemics, including obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. In essence, the recommendations are converse to the truth. Most doctors recommend a low-fat, high-carb diet and artificially sweetened “diet” foods and beverages to lose weight and protect your heart.

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Sorting Out Medical Advice from Medical Nonsense

Sorting Out Medical Advice from Medical Nonsense

There’s so much confusion regarding health information in the media. How do you determine which advice to follow and what to take with a grain of salt? Dr. Malcolm Kendrick wrote the book Doctoring Data: How to Sort Out Medical Advice from Medical Nonsense to help you answer that question. His fabulous book will teach you how to identify common research flaws and help you sift through misleading and meaningless data. An important resource if you are a serious student of health. Dr. Kendrick has also written The Great Cholesterol Con: The Truth about What Really Causes Heart Disease and How to Avoid It, which is another great book. Like me, he’s a trained family doctor whose journey led him to abandon much of what’s promoted in conventional medicine.

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