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Saturated fats and misguided science

Palm oil shows up in about half of everyday goods. Truth be told, palm oil is a saturated fat – wrongfully condemned by scientists of yore who have since condemned saturated fat because of a study hypothesis from long ago. … Continue reading

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A great product for fixing a broken brain

The supplement vinpocetine is made from the periwinkle plant Vinca minor and is great for maintaining and improving brain health and cognitive function as well as for treating cerebrovascular diseases. Vinpocetine improves brain blood flow and benefits brain cells by … Continue reading

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More vitamin K goodness:

Vitamin K is not just for blood clotting regulation. Vitamin K also works hard to prevent calcium deposits in arterial walls and helps the body put calcium in the bones. Research has proven that eating a healthy diet with adequate … 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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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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Missing a lung there Merle?

Science has failed to identify a “safe” level for smoking. In light of this, there are over 200,000 people are diagnosed with lung cancer each year in the US and about 150,000 people die from lung cancer. Smoking contributes to … Continue reading

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Real Health Talk News and Views broadcast 09/23/13

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The blame game – and you lose

Big Pharma is now blaming you, the consumer, for side-effects of drugs –AND they have the “evidence” to back it up… So if you take a chemical medication and suffer diarrhea, hair loss, dizziness, sex problems, stroke, diabetes, depression or … Continue reading

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Antidepressant malfunctions

Antidepressants work by causing a malfunction in the body’s re-uptake of serotonin. In theory, if you keep the brain flooded with serotonin it should lift your mood because serotonin has a mood-regulating effect in the brain. But, serotonin is also … Continue reading

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Smile awhile !

According to a Harvard article published in the journal Psychological Bulletin, smiling faces have less heart attacks. A positive attitude can produce a 50% reduced chance of a heart attack or stroke compared to the gloomies. I think we all … Continue reading

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About those gums

Researchers have found that people with gum disease are twice as likely to have coronary artery disease along with a strong connection between gum disease, diabetes and strokes as well. Bad bacteria thriving in the gums will adversely affect the … Continue reading

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Dark ages of statin drugs use

A study analysis reported in the Journal of Negative Results in Biomedicine last year concluded that the number of people suffering or dying from heart attacks simply has not gone down, despite the huge rise in statin usage – but … Continue reading

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Jiggle in the middle?

Sweetened to death! The American Heart Association journal Circulation has reported that men who drink just one 12 oz sugared beverage a day have a 20% greater risk of heart disease than those who don’t. The extra sugar is converted … Continue reading

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