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How To Clean Your Arteries With One Simple Fruit The future of cardiovascular disease prevention and treatment will not be found in your medicine cabinet, rather in your kitchen cupboard or in your back yard growing on a tree.Pomegranate Found To Prevent Coronary Artery Disease Progression A new study published in the journal Atherosclerosis confirms ..
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  There are alternative treatments for lowering cholesterol naturally. But before you add any supplement or alternative therapy to your diet, talk to your doctor. Some supplements may interact with other medication you may be taking or have dangerous side effects. Supplements for Lowering Cholesterol Some of the herbal and nutritional supplements said to lower ..
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Red wine, in moderation, has long been thought of as heart healthy. The alcohol and certain substances in red wine called antioxidants may help prevent heart disease by increasing levels of “good” cholesterol and protecting against artery damage. Red wine seems to have even more heart-healthy benefits than other types of alcohol, but it’s possible ..
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“It is my view that the vegetarian manner of living, by its purely physical effect on the human temperament, would most beneficially influence the lot of mankind.” — Albert Einstein “I have from an early age abjured from the use of meat.” — Leonardo da Vinci “My refusing to eat flesh occasioned an inconveniency, and ..
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HEART DISEASE RUNS IN FAMILIES So what do you need to do comprehensive approach 1. lipids diet with no transfats and more monosaturated fats 2  blood sugar and insulin levels low carb diets frequent meals wt loss 3. blood pressure low salt diets   The tools mind  – stress hormonal changes   body- 1.nutrition 2. ..
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Berries Ward Off MI in Women Download Complimentary Source PDF By Nancy Walsh, Staff Writer, MedPage Today Published: January 14, 2013 Reviewed by Zalman S. Agus, MD; Emeritus Professor, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania In this study of young and middle-age women, a significant association was observed between a higher intake ..
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January 5, 2013 ST LOUIS (MD Consult) – Risk of myocardial infarction is transiently increased for several hours after exposure to temperatures over 20° C, suggests a report in the January 5, 2013, British Medical Journal. The investigators used a national registry of myocardial infarction and acute coronary syndromes in England and Wales, the Myocardial ..
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Research 2010 2010 saw several significant studies published on saturated fats and coconut oil. As we end the year today, I would like to take a brief survey of some (not all) of these studies, most of which are linked to fromCoconutOil.com. In January 2010, the results from a clinical trial at the Medical Entomology Centre ..
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The American Heart Association’s Nutrition Committee strongly advises that healthy Americans over age 2 limit their intake of trans fat to less than 1 percent of total calories.  november 2011 Based on current data, the American Heart Association recommends that consumers follow these tips: Choose a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, whole-grain, high-fiber foods, and fat-free and ..
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RESEARCH  published in the European Journal of Epidemiology by Costanzo S, Di Castelnuovo de Gaetano G et al has sought to separate the effects of wine, beer or spirit drinking in relation to fatal and non-fatal cardiovascular events. The Italian authors carried out an updated meta-analysis on the relationship between wine, beer or spirit consumption and cardiovascular ..
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Sugars in your diet can be naturally occurring or added. Naturally occurring sugars are found naturally in foods such as fruit (fructose) and milk (lactose). Added sugars are sugars and syrups put in foods during preparation or processing, or added at the table. Foods Containing Added Sugars The major sources of added sugars are regular soft drinks, ..
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The Sweet Truth About Chocolate and Your Heart Have you had your flavonoids today? While not a question normally asked at a social gathering, flavonoids have become quite a hot topic in the media and in scientific journals. Flavonoids help protect plants by shielding them from environmental toxins and helping repair damage. When we consume plant-based ..
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Fish is a good source of protein and, unlike fatty meat products, it’s not high in saturated fat. Fish is also a good source of omega-3 fatty acids. Omega-3 fatty acids benefit the heart of healthy people, and those at high risk of — or who have — cardiovascular disease. Research has shown that omega-3 fatty acids decrease risk ..
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By Kurt Ullman, Contributing Writer, MedPage Today Published: December 21, 2011 Although there is emerging evidence indicating that vitamin D deficiency is linked with cardiovascular disease and endothelial dysfunction, the role of vitamin D supplementation in prevention remains unclear. Randomized trials of vitamin D supplementation in those at risk for hypertension have shown inconsistent results. Although ..
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A study by Buitrago-Lopez and colleagues found that daily chocolate consumption had a positive effect on cardiovascular risk factors.… This meta-analysis by Buitrago-Lopez and colleagues assesses the association between chocolate intake and the risk for cardiometabolic disorders overall, in addition to the risk for cardiovascular disease, diabetes, stroke, and heart failure. And, British investigators reported ..
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Pomegranates are making a big splash in nutrition research, with scientists in the U.S., Portugal, Israel, India and other nations searching for the latest health benefits of this antioxidant-rich fruit. Once an exotic item rarely seen in the supermarket, the popularity of ruby red pomegranate juice has made it easy to get the pleasure and ..
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Apples are out and Kiwis are in, now it’s three kiwis a day to keep the doctor away. Individuals from southern China can be proud of their native fruit once again, as new research shows the furry fruit lowering blood pressure. Kiwis may be one of the smaller fruits, but they are stacked with nutritional ..
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A component of garlic oil may help release protective compounds to the heart afterheart attack, during cardiac surgery, or as a treatment for heart failure. At low concentrations, hydrogen sulfide gas has been found to protect the heart from damage. However, this unstable and volatile compound has been difficult to deliver as therapy. Now researchers at ..
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Research published in the European Journal of Epidemiology by Costanzo S, Di Castelnuovo de Gaetano G et al has sought to separate the effects of wine, beer or spirit drinking in relation to fatal and non-fatal cardiovascular events. The Italian authors carried out an updated meta-analysis on the relationship between wine, beer or spirit consumption and cardiovascular ..
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Chewing the natural stimulant khat increases the risk of death and stroke in patients with heart disease compared to those who are not users, according to new research in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association. Since ancient times, people in the Arabian Peninsula and East Africa have chewed the fresh leaves of the Catha edulis plant which has effects similar to ..
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Sweetened Drinks Boost Heart Disease Risk Beverages sweetened with fructose or high-fructose corn syrup can worsen cardiovascular risk factors, even in the young and healthy, researchers have found.…   Kimber Stanhope, PhD, of the University of California Davis, and colleagues reported that, when these types of drinks accounted for at least a quarter of a ..
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Each saturated fatty acid (SFA) has specific functionalities and should be evaluated as such, said nutrition expert Professor Philippe Legrand. Prof. Legrand spoke at the 11th European Nutrition Conference in Madrid, Spain, after his presentation at the IDF World Dairy Summit in Parma, Italy. His current research focuses on specific traits of saturated fatty acids ..
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Ask the Expert: Omega-3 Fatty Acids Dr. Frank Sacks Professor of Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health       1. What are omega-3 fatty acids, and why should I make sure to include them in my diet? Omega-3 fatty acids (also known as n-3 fatty acids) are polyunsaturated fatty ..
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Harry G. Psaros is the publisher of HealthNutritionandWellness.com zeylancium, Cinnamomum cassia) is a universally loved and vastly underappreciated spice.  When you simply hear the word ‘cinnamon’, your mouth begins to salivate at the thought of cinnamon strudel, buns and hot apple cider.  Millions of people on a daily basis march to their local coffee shop for their ..
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Aug 11, 2011 | By Jillian Ball, R.D. Photo Credit cinnamon image by Alexandra Gnatush-Kostenko from Fotolia.com OVERVIEW Cinnamon appears to have multiple benefits, including the ability to lower triglyceride levels, according to a study published in “Diabetes Care” in 2003. In an article from the James Ford Bell Library, “A Taste of Paradise: Cinnamon,” Troy David ..
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Discover the expert in you. How to Buy Cinnamon By Alex Smith, eHow Contributor Cinnamon is a spice cultivated from strips of inner bark from the cinnamon tree. It is an incredibly popular spice, used in dishes around the world. If your only experience in buying cinnamon is grabbing a tin from the grocery store, ..
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Antioxidant Spices Reduce Negative Effects of High-Fat Meals by 30 Percent Posted: Sunday, August 21, 2011 Eating a diet rich in spices, like turmeric and cinnamon, reduces the body’s negative responses to eating high-fat meals, according to Penn State researchers. Sheila West, associate professor of biobehavioral health, Penn State, who led the study said that, ..
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Cinnamon’s history in the spice trade dates back to 2,600 B.C., when nomadic Arab merchants brought it from India to Egypt and Mesopotamia. This spice comes from the bark and twigs of several varieties of trees in the genus Cinnamomum. Aside from its culinary role, cinnamon has medicinal use as a sedative, pain killer and ..
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