Tag Archives: heart disease

Nap time improvements

Taking time out for a nap can improve stamina, motor skills, and even enhance creativity. According to the University of California, without a midday nap, people cannot perform at optimal levels throughout the rest of the day and performance falls … Continue reading

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Vitamin K is for more than just clotting

Do you have a lot of nosebleeds or bruising? The K in vitamin K is for the German word koagulation. Vitamin K1 occurs naturally in plants and Vitamin K2, is manufactured by friendly bacteria in the gastrointestinal tract. Vitamin K3 … Continue reading

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Growing a sweet tooth

From infancy, our palates are trained to love sugar, which gives us a sweet tooth that desires more and more sugar. You do not have to be overweight for sugar to give you heart disease. Weight and heart disease do … Continue reading

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What causes disease?

Disease is a process of inflammation in the body. Arthritis, colitis, cystitis, dermatitis, gastritis, nephritis and neuritis – even Alzheimer’s, asthma, cancer, diabetes and heart disease are common inflammatory conditions that make life miserable and kill. This is where serrapeptase … Continue reading

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Nuts for cashew nuts

Cashews, whether roasted, salted, or covered in chocolate, have amazing health benefits. Cashew nuts are actually seeds growing on the end of the cashew apple. The cashew apple itself is far too fragile to export from its native South American … Continue reading

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Trans-fats: yeah or nay

Are trans-fats good or bad for you? Back in 1911, Procter and Gamble gave life to the hydrogenated nightmare named Crisco. Process food companies have ever since used artificial trans-fats to add years to food shelf life, bring oil stability … Continue reading

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The beef about too much iron

Iron sources from vegetables are handled much different than iron sources from meat. The body can control absorption of iron from vegetable sources much better than from meat. A recent study found a definite link between red meat consumption and … Continue reading

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Laughing it up

Take a deep breath. OK now, smile. Laugh a little. Congratulations, you just dropped your stress-related cortisol levels. You can also improve your memory the same way. Stress takes its toll on the body, mood, and mind and as we … Continue reading

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Erectile dysfunction junction

The only way to reverse sexual dysfunction in men is by focusing on lifestyle factors. Medication only treats the symptoms and will never solve the cause of the problem – in fact, using medication generates a false-expectation of performance that … Continue reading

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Who is feeding these kids?

The latest study, published April 7 in JAMA Pediatrics, has found that ALL categories of child obesity in the US have increased over the last 14 years. This flies in the face of Michelle Obama’s very recent claim to have … Continue reading

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Why the vitamin D shortage?

Vitamin D is critical for immune system function. Studies show a link between low vitamin D levels and the risk of coming down with influenza. Vitamin D works within the immune system to reduce levels of inflammatory proteins as well … Continue reading

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How to reduce your death risk

42%. That’s the rate of risk of death reduction you gain by eating seven or more portions of fruits and vegetables a day. A recent 12-year study of over 65,000 people found that the more fruit and vegetables people ate, … Continue reading

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Good garlic gone better

Sprouted garlic has bright green shoots emerging from the cloves and is usually destined for the trash can. Now scientists are finding that this sprouted garlic has even more heart-healthy antioxidant activity than the un-sprouted garlic. Garlic has been used … Continue reading

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Buttered up lies

The lie that butter is bad for you and margarine is good has been circulating for more than 50 years. That is, ever since all saturated fat was wrongly declared a precursor to heart disease. Scientific and nutritional studies have … Continue reading

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Chelation of heavy metals saves live – against the law?

When something works better than the usual drugs it is a serious threat to mainstream medicine and its ill-gotten gains. This is true of chelation therapy which helps cure anything from cancer to heart disease to dementia and many things … Continue reading

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Olive oil helps prevent breast cancer

Want to know what common food product helps prevent breast cancer? Quality olive oil does! Hydroxytyrosol is a major component of olive oil that helps change the breast density in both pre- and postmenopausal women for a significant decrease in … Continue reading

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Smoking on the rise? It never fell off…

Glowing reports show that since 1980, the prevalence of daily tobacco smoking has declined by some 25% in men and 42% in women. Funny thing though, because of population growth, smoking has actually increased overall by 41% in males and … Continue reading

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Pet Smarts

Give your heart to your pet! No, really. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the US but having a pet, especially a dog, has been found to lower heart disease risk and associated factors like high blood … Continue reading

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Why the wheat-gluten problems?

Our modern hybrid wheat varieties now pack up to 40 times more gluten than traditional heirloom varieties and a whopping 1/3 of the US population is going gluten free because of health-related wheat problems. Selective breeding, hybridization and genetic modification … Continue reading

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#1 cause of maternal death

Want to know the number 1 cause of maternal death? It’s not home-birth and it’s not the hospital’s fault – It’s heart disease! Maternal death rates have been increasing in the US because of heart disease according to the last … Continue reading

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