Heart Health

guggul

Natural Guggul May Offer You Remarkable Health Benefits

What You Need To Know Origin: Resin from the Guggul tree, used in Ayurvedic Medicine for thousands of years.  Form: Mainly tablets and liquid. Potential Health Benefits: Weight Loss Lowering Cholesterol (hypolipidemia) Acne Diabetes, Type II Antioxidant Antiinflamatory Atherosclerosis Rheumatism Various Cancers Side Effects & Interactions: Always consult with a licensed healthcare provider. Research: Click …

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How A Heart Doctor Lowered His Cholesterol

Diet Improves Heart Health Ok… admittedly the Perry Family has a bias toward The Ohio State University but this is a great article regardless. People have known for millennia that food is medicine and that we can use food to correct some disorders as well as prevent others. Only in the last food decades have …

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popcorn health benefits

What Are Popcorn’s Health Benefits?

Popcorn Health Benefits Perhaps it’s just the allure of the weekend speaking but popcorn is a delight! We don’t mean the highly-processed drenched-in-some-goop-that resembles-butter with way too much salt type of popcorn. No. We mean the air-popped, as-Nature-intended popcorn. When prepared appropriately, we even get to enjoy the many popcorn health benefits. Really? Benefits from popcorn? …

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Can blueberries protect heart health?

Blueberries Protect Heart Health As metabolic syndrome continues to grow and consume human lives and healthcare resources, gut health continues to gain attention. Whether high blood pressure, excess body fat around the waist, high blood sugar levels, or abnormal cholesterol and triglyceride levels; metabolic syndrome has become epidemic globally. New research has helped shed new light …

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sugary drinks are unhealthy

Sugary Drinks Harm Health: Drinking too much fruit juice (or any sugary drink) linked to premature death risk – St. Lucia Times News

Sugary Drinks Harm Health It is pretty easy to target sugary drinks like cola as harmful but new research shows all sugary drinks harm health. Yes, that includes diet staples like orange juice and other natural fruit juices. As a dietitian once pointed out, there are many oranges in a glass of oranges juice… more …

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daily aspirin not recommended

Daily low-dose aspirin no longer recommended as heart attack preventative for healthy adults – CNN

Daily Aspirin Not Recommended For so many years, we heard that even healthy adults should taken aspirin daily to lower the risk of cardiovascular events. Now research shows daily aspirin not recommended and that it may even add to a person’s risks.  Even the arguably low risks of aspirin should help demonstrate the need to …

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reducing statins

One cardiologist’s mission to reduce statin use for cholesterol – CNN

Reducing Statins It’s not often enough that physicians question the way they practice. It is even more rare for a cardiologist to question the fundamentals of her protocols and argue for reducing statins. In fact, Dr. Elizabeth Klodas makes that case that there must be more attention paid to food patients consume instead of prescribing pills …

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Omega 3 Can Cut Heart Attacks

Omega 3 Cuts Heart Attacks It seems daily that new studies come out concerning whether or not omega 3 cuts heart attacks. This most recent article is firmly in the Yes camp. There will likely be some new study or flaws recognized in the ones cited in the article. So here’s the real question… what …

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Wrong Cause of Death

A Whopping 1 in 3 Death Certificates List Wrong Cause of Death | Acumen | OZY

Wrong Cause of Death The US Federal Government has spent over $30 Billion to subsidize adoption of Electronic Healthcare Records (EHR). Medical systems and physician practices have spent billions more. Yet 1 in 3 death certificates cite the wrong cause of death, according to a recent study. There is a dire need for information coordination …

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Preventable Heart Problems Killed 415,000 People in 2016. Here’s How to Keep Your Heart Healthy

Preventable Heart Problems Preventable heart problems are, perhaps, among the most tragic. These are not just preventable deaths but also preventable pain and suffering, for the victim as well as family and friends and caregivers. These preventable heart problems also wreak havoc on finances, again unnecessarily. A holistic approach to heart health does not have …

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