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Posts Tagged ‘cardiovascular health’

D-Ribose: A CARB That Can Reverse Heart Disease?

A cup of coffee.  A brisk walk.  A quick nap. These are the classic ways to increase your vigor and fight fatigue.  And who doesn’t want more energy? But there’s another kind of energy involved in good health – and it starts at the molecular level. Your cells crave energy.  They need it to help maintain healthy tissues, heal injuries, and for your organs to function optimally. It’s not quite as obvious as the jolt you get from a Red Bull or other gimmicky drink – but it’s the type of energy that matters most in your body. And here’s […]

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Use this “bark” to take the bite out of heart disease… Would you scrape the bark from a tree and eat it? No? Well, what if you were stranded without fresh food supplies, weakened and facing death?  If a stranger told you the bark could save your life, would you consume it then? These days, you may not need this plant-based substance to survive – but it still offers a bevy of benefits that may improve your health. In fact, it appears to offer a one-two antioxidant punch that may make this substance an important piece of many people’s supplement […]

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CoQ10: The #1 Supplement Everyone Over 20 Needs

It’s so crucial for human vitality that our very cells depend on it to thrive. It’s so necessary for cardiovascular health that many experts recommend it as an adjunct to certain heart medications. Yet our levels of this powerful compound naturally decrease after age 20 – and by age 80, we may be totally depleted. And while some animal foods contain a decent amount of this substance, the best way to ensure you’re getting enough may be through supplementation. But here’s the kicker: This critical compound isn’t a vitamin. So what is it – and just how can it help […]

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Scientists from the Harvard School of Public Health in the United States and the University of East Anglia, United Kingdom report that women who eat at least three servings of blueberries and strawberries a week may have a lower risk for heart attacks. The study was recently published in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association. The prospective study involved 93,600 women ages 25 to 42 who participated in the Nurses’ Health Study II. The women were asked to complete questionnaires about their diet every four years for 18 years. 405 heart attacks occurred during the study. Analysis of data […]

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Previous studies have demonstrated that central obesity or having a large waistline could increase one’s risk for chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease, but this was usually associated with people who were overweight or obese. A new study shows, however, that individuals of normal weight who carry excess fat in their belly have a higher death risk than obese individuals. Researchers from the Mayo Clinic led by Dr Francisco Lopez-Jimenez, cardiologist, states that in their study they found that normal weight individuals had the highest death rate, compared to those who are considered obese based on BMI (body mass […]

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