Tag Archives: coronary heart disease

High fiber rescue!

People who have a high intake of dietary fiber also have a lower risk of developing coronary heart disease. In fact, even if you’ve already had a heart attack, a high fiber diet can bring a 25% lower chance of … Continue reading

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Yoga for survivors

How about this one for breast cancer survivors? Chronic inflammation is linked to breast cancer, coronary heart disease, Type II diabetes, arthritis, Alzheimer’s disease, frailty, functional decline and may other health problems. Yoga can help! The good news is that … Continue reading

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Toying with testosterone

Testosterone marketing ploys by Big Pharma have patients asking for testosterone from their docs. If you have low testosterone levels, taking testosterone could improve how you feel, but it doesn’t have any impact on other medical outcomes where it counts, … Continue reading

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Nuts for nuts!

Nuts are simply loaded with nutrients, such as unsaturated fatty acids, vitamins, and minerals, fiber and so much more! The wholesome goodness of nuts can confer cardio-protective, anti-carcinogenic, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant properties to the one who eats them. Scientific studies … Continue reading

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Breakfast to die for

Skip breakfast, snack late –die early! A rather large study on men who skip breakfast found a 27% higher risk of heart attack or death from coronary heart disease than breakfast eaters. Bad enough? How about men who eat midnight … Continue reading

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Coffee consumption at work saves lives!

There is a May 17 report with the results of a widely publicized study of the association between coffee consumption and reduced mortality. Coffee consumption appeared to reduce the rate of death from accidents and injuries at work. But don’t … Continue reading

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