Category Archives: Heart disease

Is eating meat healthy?

Here’s an excellent article to read before you go have another hamburger!

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The low down on aspirin

What exactly are the benefits and risks of taking that aspirin a day? Learn more here!

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Should I take statins?

Here’s some thought-provoking information about whether statins are useful or good for you!  What are the risks and alternatives?

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The Five Top Health Benefits of Garlic

Here’s why you need to eat lots of it!

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Benefits of sun exposure may outweigh risks

The health benefits of exposing skin to sunlight may far outweigh the risk of developing skin cancer, according to scientists.  New research suggests sunlight helps reduce blood pressure, cutting heart attack and stroke risks and even prolonging life. UV rays … Continue reading

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If you are serious about losing weight…

you MUST watch this 50 minute video! Just saw it last night: 10 Things You Need to Know to Lose Weight.

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Why do we need to sleep?

Important new research into the power of sleep, and what it may do for you physically and intellectually.  Miss out on too much sleep and you may end up fat, sick and stupid!   Don’t miss this story from the … Continue reading

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Good news about the health effects of HRT

Women who take hormone replacement therapy (HRT) may cut their risk of heart problems, a study suggests, but experts are still cautious about long-term safety risks.  Published in the journal BMJ, the study also found HRT is not associated with … Continue reading

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Tomatoes and Stroke Prevention!

A diet rich in tomatoes, peppers and watermelon may reduce your risk of having a stroke, according to researchers in Finland. They were investigating the impact of lycopene – a bright red chemical found in tomatoes, peppers and water-melons.  A … Continue reading

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The Importance of Magnesium

Dr Oz spoke about the apparent magnesium shortage among Americans these days, and how it’s making us all super tired.  Magnesium is needed for more than 300 biochemical reactions in the body. It helps maintain normal muscle and nerve function, … Continue reading

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