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Is Diet Superior to Drugs in Lowering Blood Pressure?

Is Diet Superior to Drugs in Lowering Blood Pressure?
High blood pressure (hypertension) is the leading reason for patients to visit their doctors. It affects the majority of Americans over the age of 65. (Nearly 1 out of every 3 adults in the U.S. and roughly 37% of Americans suffer from prehypertension.) Because hypertension is associated with an increased risk of heart failure, stroke,...
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Some common herbal remedies are used in Asia to treat high and low blood pressure includes taking turmeric juice, neem leaf juice,... Read More
Monday, 08 June 2015 22:10
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Could Erectile Dysfunction Save Your Life?

Could Erectile Dysfunction Save Your Life?
Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S., (killing one out of every three persons), so it's no surprise that men in the U.S. have the highest percentage of Erectile Dysfunction (ED), since ED is indeed a cardiovascular disease. By the time a man is 40 years of age, half have some degree of ED...
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Thank you for the detailed information on the impotence known as erectile dysfunction. Great post and will share on FB.
Tuesday, 01 March 2016 04:27
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ED is a Warning Sign of Clogged Arteries

ED is a Warning Sign of Clogged Arteries
Did you know that Erectile Dysfunction (ED) is often referred to as "the canary in the coal mine?" This expression originates from the time when coal miners would carry caged canaries into the mine to detect carbon monoxide or other poisonous gas levels. Because the canary is extra-sensitive to dangerous gas fumes, in the event of...
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Does Coconut Oil Lower Cholesterol?

Does Coconut Oil Lower Cholesterol?
Coconut oil has become a popular "super food" among health conscious individuals, claiming to heal just about every affliction known to man. Those who profit from this highly-refined product claim that consuming coconut oil lowers bad LDL cholesterol while at the same time raises good HDL cholesterol. Sound too good to be true?Dustin Rudolph PharmD, The...
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When coconut oil is hydrogenated (as it often is) it becomes a trans fat, and trans fats have been closely associated with heart d... Read More
Thursday, 07 May 2015 10:02
Thank you for that wonderful collection of resources on this hot topic! I've noticed that people can react very strongly when any... Read More
Friday, 08 May 2015 10:25
Sean Carney
Well said Deborah! Those concentrated calories certainly hit the pleasure center fast, making us 'Eat and Cry for More'.
Friday, 08 May 2015 10:32
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How do the Majority of Heart Attacks Occur?

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very informative article.
Friday, 22 May 2015 15:24
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Lower Your Cholesterol Using Fiber!

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What's the Daily Required Intake for Cholesterol?

What's the Daily Required Intake for Cholesterol?
What is Cholesterol? Cholesterol is an organic chemical substance which is manufactured by our body's cells, but predominantly made in our liver. It is an essential component of cell membranes throughout the body, particularly the brain, central nervous system and myelin sheath which insulates the nerves. Cholesterol is also needed to make bile acids necessary...
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Super Bowl Food/Stress Can Trigger Heart Attacks

Super Bowl Food/Stress Can Trigger Heart Attacks
According to two studies published in 2008 and 2011, intense emotional strain, excitement, and distress experienced during viewing dramatic athletic games such as the Super Bowl can trigger a cardiovascular event. A study published in the 2008 New England Journal of Medicine revealed that heart attacks among German men spiked during matches involving the German...
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Who has Heart Disease? Everyone?

Who has Heart Disease? Everyone?
Heart Disease Kills One Out of Every Three People - Will You be Next? The statistics are distressing. Heart disease is our nation's leading cause of death for both men and women. "More than 1.5 million people will have a heart attack this year, with about 1 million deaths as a direct consequence of heart attacks....
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good article - but the WHO NEVER stated anywhere that 80% of deaths are from lack of fruits and vegetables. when you follow throug... Read More
Monday, 27 June 2016 12:26
Sean Carney
Kevin, Thank you very much for your comment and observation. The sentence has been corrected to read as follows: "According to the... Read More
Monday, 27 June 2016 18:32
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Heart Attack Proof Your Holidays

Heart Attack Proof Your Holidays
Heart Disease Kills One Out of Every Three People. The statistics are distressing. Heart disease is our nation's leading cause of death for both men and women. Dr. Joel Fuhrman reports, "More than 1.5 million people will have a heart attack this year, with about 1 million deaths as a direct consequence of heart attacks. That...
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Pomegranate's Powerful Health Benefits

Pomegranate's Powerful Health Benefits
Pomegranate season is here! This beautiful fruit provides numerous health benefits and can be used to embellish many holiday dishes. According to two of Dr. Joel Fuhrman's articles, the time spent seeding this fruit is well worth it. The phytochemical compounds in pomegranates are the most "powerful anti-oxidant of all fruits" and supports a healthy...
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Seeing is Believing!

Seeing is Believing!
Have you ever met your friends at your favorite restaurant and when you returned home, you felt too sluggish or sleepy to be productive, so you crashed on the sofa to watch TV? This phenomenon is not a surprise to Dr. John McDougall, who has been studying the effects of high-fat meals for over 40...
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