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Root vegetables have gotten a bad name. Sure, some of them (like potatoes for example) will send your blood sugar and insulin through the roof. But others actually have a fairly low net carb count (I’ll explain what the is in a minute) which means they have almost zero effect on blood glucose and insulin levels—which, as you know, is a very good thing if you want to burn fat and stay healthy. Not only that, but many of these buried treasures are packed with vitamins, minerals, and fiber that can protect you from a wide variety of chronic illnesses. […]

Continue reading Beets: Use THIS to Lower Blood Sugar and Strengthen Your Heart

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There’s a remarkable story I want to tell you. Amid the ashes of the horrific World War II bombing of Hiroshima stood a lush, green tree, unmarred by the blast. In fact, it continued to spring the same healing leaves that had been revered by the Chinese for more than five centuries.1,2 Now that’s resilient! Even more impressive? Today, scientists are learning that this tree, the world’s oldest living species, may hold the answers to Alzheimer’s disease, heart disease, and other age-related woes. There’s no doubt about it. Ginkgo biloba is a survivor. And a growing body of research suggests […]

Continue reading Can This Super-Healing Plant Help Halt Alzheimer’s?

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Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in women in the western world, and scientists led by Dr. Chi Le-Ha, of the University of Western Australia, found a significant link between passive smoking and reduced HDL levels in teen girls that may explain why. The researchers reported that exposure to secondhand smoke at home appears to lower the levels of the HDL (good) cholesterol in teen girls. High-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol is a substance that reduces heart disease risk. The study was recently published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. The study included more than 1,000 male […]

Continue reading Passive Smoking Linked to Lower Levels of Good Cholesterol

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AHA Guidelines Also Cut Cancer Risk

Most people think that the guidelines set by the American Heart Association (AHA) help protect against cardiovascular disease but a new study shows that aside from this, people who follow most of these guidelines are also less likely to develop cancer. This was recently reported by Laura J. Rasmussen-Torvik, Ph.D., of the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, in the journal Circulation. The author states that according to her team’s findings, people who follow at least six out of seven AHA guidelines cut their cancer risk by 50%, because many of the health behaviors that protect against heart disease also […]

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Previous studies have shown that obesity is associated with increased risk for death from prostate cancer. However, few studies have looked into the influence of specific metabolic factors on prostate cancer and most of these studies were relatively small in terms of number of patients involved. For the study, Christel Häggström, MSc, of Umeå University in Sweden and colleagues analyzed data from the ongoing Metabolic Syndrome and Cancer Project (Me-Can), which involves more than 289,000 men from Sweden, Norway, and Austria. The database provided information on the participants’ demographic and physical characteristics, including measurements of blood pressure, blood glucose and […]

Continue reading Metabolic Factors Linked to Increased Risk for Prostate Cancer Death

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