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Benefits Of Walnuts

In recent years, studies have increasingly suggested that consumption of nuts can boost heart health, as nuts contain unsaturated fatty acids, fiber, protein, vitamin E, folate, and several minerals, such as potassium, zinc, and magnesium. Nuts also boast additional bioactive chemicals, including phenolics and phytosterols. A 2016 study in the British Medical Journal reinforced the…

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July 22, 2018

Watching Too Much TV Linked to Early Death

Watching Too Much TV Linked to Early Death If you watch television for three or more hours a day, your risk of premature death is double that of someone who watches only one hour or less, according to new research published in the Journal of the American Heart Association. The health risks of too much…

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July 14, 2014

Vitamin D Is No Ordinary Nutrient.

Vitamin D is no ordinary nutrient. Unlike any other vitamin, it acts as a hormone, with unusually broad effects in the body. This explains why so many studies suggest that it’s crucial to immunity, heart health, bone health, and much more. Population studies suggest that it plays a role in diabetes prevention, and a small…

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July 14, 2014

Caffeine & Marijuana effects on the Heart

Caffeine & Marijuana effects on the Heart Caffeine is a worldwide low-grade stimulant that, when used rationally, has been shown useful in cognitive focusing, and motivation, improved mood and outlook. Many cultures have used caffeine in forms of teas and coffees for centuries to help with concentration and spirituality, and for its mind altering properties.…

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June 30, 2014

The Questionable Link Between Saturated Fat and Heart Disease

The Questionable Link Between Saturated Fat and Heart Disease This is an excellent new Wall Street Article about the misguided attack on dietary fats. Finally we find an in-depth mainstream article admitting that the link between saturated fat ingesting and health problems is tenuous at best. The attack on dietary fats has led to increased…

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May 24, 2014

Iodine: Are You Deficient in this Important Nutrient?

Iodine: Are You Deficient in this Important Nutrient? Iodine’s role in so many areas of health makes its widespread deficiency particularly concerning. Iodine deficiency has been linked to many of the following health concerns: • Iodine deficiency is the most common cause of hypothyroidism and simple goiter. The thyroid gland absorbs iodine from the blood…

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May 20, 2014

Over Age 40 Not Too Late to Begin Endurance Training

Over Age 40 Not Too Late to Begin Endurance Training (HealthDay News) — Men who begin endurance exercise after age 40 may get similar long-term heart benefits as those who start training before age 30, new research finds. Men in both exercise groups showed similar evidence of exercise-related improvements in heart structure and function, according…

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May 17, 2014
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