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Six Salty Foods that Sabotage Heart Health

Six Salty Foods that Sabotage Heart Health
"A large number of studies have been conducted, all of which support the concept that salt intake is the major factor increasing [blood pressure] in the population. The diversity and strength of the evidence is much greater than other lifestyle factors, for example, overweight, low consumption of fruit and vegetables and lack of physical exercise,"...
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Decline in Mental Function Seen After Bypass Surgery

Decline in Mental Function Seen After Bypass Surgery
The statistics are distressing. Eighty-one million Americans suffer from cardiovascular disease, making it our nation's leading cause of death for both men and women. Every year, 1.5 million people suffer a heart attack in the U.S., killing 1 out of every 3 people, or approximately 1 million per year. Considering these facts, it's no surprise that...
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Sharp Cholesterol Crystals Cut - Causing Casualties!

Sharp Cholesterol Crystals Cut - Causing Casualties!
In my previous blog, How do the Majority of Heart Attacks Occur? Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn Jr. demonstrates how the greatest percentage of heart attacks ( 87.5% ) occur when newly formed plaques on the inside of our arteries rupture, causing a clot to form, and thus blocking the flow of blood. This little-known fact comes...
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Having a key role in cardiovascular disease, chronic vascular inflammation is an inflammatory response in the vessel wall. The exc... Read More
Friday, 01 April 2016 17:10
This may clarify one motivation behind why devouring an eating regimen in view of entire regular plant sustenances brings down the... Read More
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The nutritional and health benefits of pulses in relation to obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and cancer.

Eating large quantities of pulses may lower the cancer, obesity, diabetes, and heart disease risk.

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Classic Tale of the African Green Monkeys

African Green Monkey Portrait
Many people love the classics. Swiss Family Robinson . Jane Eyre . Or even Good Night Moon . All genres have their classics. These stories often owe their appeal to an artful exploration of some truth regarding the human condition. There truly is "no place like home;" a family really can survive by pulling together and using...
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Chris Dove
I would love to see a similar study using the same amount of calories from avocado vs saturated fat, since the avocado has slightl... Read More
Monday, 07 January 2019 13:41
Marky Yvanovich
If you were to compare avocado oil vs olive oil, you would not see much difference with regards to heart health or overall health.... Read More
Monday, 07 January 2019 14:35
Deborah
Fat quantity in a meal matters more than which type of oil. With fat, less is more to the extent that we consume plenty even with... Read More
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Optimal diets for prevention of coronary heart disease.

High intakes of fruits, nuts, vegetables, whole grains, unsaturated fats, and omega-3-fatty acids are associated with decreased coronary heart disease risk.

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Relation between a diet with high glycemic load and plasma concentrations of high-sensitivity C-reactive protein in middle-aged women.

High glycemic load is associated with elevated plasma high-sensitivity C-reactive protein levels and high ischemic heart disease risk.

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Association between diet and cancer, ischemic, heart disease, and all-cause mortality in non-Hispanic white California Seventh-day Adventists.

Vegetarians are associated with better health and lower total mortality rates than non-vegetarians.

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Is the Ancient Daniel Fast Scientifically Sound?

Is the Ancient Daniel Fast Scientifically Sound?
The Biblical figure Daniel is possibly best known for spending time in a den of lions, but these days he's almost as well known for his dinner plate. Many people choose to emulate Daniel's abstemious eating style for a short duration for either health or spiritual purposes. Known as a "Daniel Fast," the eating plan...
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Cholesterol, coronary heart disease, and stroke: a review of published evidence from observational studies and randomized controlled trials.

Low intake of cholesterol and saturated fats may cut down coronary heart disease and stroke risk.

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The Effect of Different Oils on Endothelial Function

The Effect of Different Oils on Endothelial Function
Is there a "HEALTHY" oil? We've heard the term used so often that most of us believe there is such a thing. But which is it? Some tout olive oil because of its ancient Mediterranean roots. Others point to the long tradition of using soy products in Asia to prove the benefit of soybean oil....
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"Do all oils affect us the same way?" NO.Walnut oil is benificial.
Monday, 02 April 2018 10:10
Deborah
Ruhl, would you provide a link to some peer-reviewed research to back-up your statement please? :-)Please forgive me if my reques... Read More
Monday, 02 April 2018 11:46
Sean Carney
Hello Ruhl, Thank you for taking the time to comment on our article. I would like to invite you to apply for an account here on Dr... Read More
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De-Stress the Holidays Using Diet!

De-Stress the Holidays Using Diet!
Dr. Michael Greger has two videos that suggest some of the research behind plants' power to help stabilize our mood. In Improving Mood Through Diet , Dr. Greger explains that unlike animal products, plants have no arachidonic acid, a substance that produces inflammatory compounds. These compounds have been postulated to inflame our brain, contributing to...
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