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Reverse Angina With Plant Foods

Angina Can Be Reversed With a Plant-based Diet Angina Can Be Reversed With a Plant-based Diet

​Another study confirms additional reasons why it pays to follow a plant-based diet. It turns out that a whole-food, plant-based diet can help reverse angina without medication and procedures. Angina is a type of chest pain or discomfort resulting from reduced blood flow to the heart. Angina is not the same as an heart attack, but it is a...

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Allium Vegetables May Fend off Gastric Cancer

Baskets of Red and White Onions and Garlic Red and White Onions and Garlic are Excellent Examples of Allium Vegetables

People concerned about avoiding gastric cancer may want to consider adding more allium vegetables to their diet. Vegetables in the allium family include onions, garlic, leeks, chives, shallots, and scallions. There is compelling evidence that high dietary ingestion of allium vegetables can help to halt the development of stomach cancer. A...

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Anthocyanins Rich Food Decreases Parkinson's Risk

Blackberries Blueberries and Raspberries Blackberries and Blueberries are Rich in Anthocyanins

The United States has one of the highest incidence rates of Parkinson's disease in the world. About 1 million cases out of the more than 10 million cases of Parkinson's disease worldwide occurred in the United States. Every year, nearly 60,000 Americans are added to the growing list of people living with this neurodegenerative condit...

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Eggs Increase Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Eggs are Just Too Risky Eggs are Just Too Risky

The higher the consumption of eggs, the greater the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. This is according to a study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Unfortunately, the United States is among the top egg consuming nations in the world. An estimated of 274.2 eggs were consumed per person per year in the United ...

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Why Eating Legumes May Help Your Heart

Variety of Beans in Spoons and Bowls Variety of Beans in Spoons and Bowls

Whenever possible, eat a daily serving of legumes, which are an essential component of every heart-healthy diet. (Beans! Beans! Good for your heart!) The legume family of split peas, beans, lentils, and dal is rich in vitamins, minerals, fiber, and phytochemicals that promote heart health. In addition, legumes do not c...

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Protect Your Lungs From Cancer

Lung Cancer Diagram Lung Cancer Diagram

Lung cancer causes the most deaths from cancer in the US for both men and women. According to the American Cancer Society, lung cancer accounts for 26% of all cancer deaths and 14% of all new cancer diagnosis. Smoking tobacco or vaping nicotine is the principal cause of lung cancer, responsible for nearly 85% of all cases o...

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Reduce Cancer Risk With Cruciferous Vegetables

Brocolli and Colorful Cauliflower Brocolli and Cauliflower are Delicious Cruciferous Vegetables

When it comes to the health and nutritional benefits of cruciferous vegetables, the science is clear. The wide array of nutrients found in these vegetables are beneficial in the prevention of various chronic diseases, including type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disorders, Alzheimer's disease, and cancer. Now a new study has added to the (already larg...

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Red Meat Increases Stroke Risk

Stroke Rick is Increased by Eating Red Meat Stroke Risk is Increased by Eating Red Meat

Some people cherish the taste of a delicious red meat based meal so much that they feel they just can't survive without it. For others... not so much. Those people who belong to the first group should be interested in the findings of a recent study that found a positive correlation between high red ...

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Drinking to Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Sugary Soft Drink Bottles Sugary Soft Drink Are Not Our Friends

Many of us cannot go a day without drinking a can or bottle of some sugary beverage. A Gallup Poll revealed that nearly 48% of Americans consume sugar-sweetened beverages every day. So if everyone is taking sugary drinks, these beverages must be cool, refreshing and healthy, right? Not exactly. A major study warns that habitual intak...

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Fat, Not Sugar, Causes Type 2 Diabetes

How Insulin Works Diagram

Though the media and most health professionals promote the message that high sugar consumption is the cause of type 2 diabetes, this idea is not really true. Type 2 diabetes is a chronic disease in which the body cells become resistant to insulin, resulting in a rise in blood sugar. High blood sugar is a symptom of diabetes, not the cause of the di...

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Callie's Cancer Part 3

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Guest Blogger Contribution.
Obviously, a blog about a house cat is hardly appropriate for a site dedicated to human health, but I feel that Callie's story is indeed significant to the human side of cancer. This post is Part 3 of Callie's Cancer blog that was posted on Monday, 22 August 2016 and of Part 2 that was posted on Wednesday, 25 January ...

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Callie's Cancer Part 2

Callie's Cancer Part 2

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This post is Part 2 of Callie's Cancer blog that was posted on Monday, 22 August 2016. Please see it here. As a recap; our beloved 14-year-old feline friend and companion, Callie, began a health decline several years ago. As her health decline accelerated, we feared she was dying of cancer - as...

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