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Magnesium - This Mineral May Help Reduce Your Risk of Disease

2016-12-16 10:58
Magnesium mineral and risk of disease

Do you take in enough magnesium? If not, you should - it may help protect you from certain common diseases.

Magnesium is a vital nutrient for human health as it supports biological functions such as glucose metabolism, protein production, and synthesis of nucleic acids such as DNA.

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Mediterranean-style diet may help you beat heart failure

2016-11-19 07:54
Mediterranean-style diet snack

Researchers have found a Mediterranean-style diet may decrease heart failure in elderly people.

Heart failure is a very debilitating condition which is a very common reason for hospital admissions in people 65 years old and older.

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Beat genetic heart attack risk with a healthy lifestyle

2016-11-17 06:24
Leading a healthy lifestyle

Researchers have found adhering to a healthy lifestyle can significantly lower genetic heart attack risk.

Genetic factors can play a significant role in the risk for a heart attack. Fortunately it appears genetic risk for heart attack can be modified with a healthy lifestyle.

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Just a little fitness protects your health

2016-11-14 20:27
Staying fit

Researchers say it's not necessary to be an athlete to lower the risk factors for cardiovascular disease.

It is vitally important to stay fit to maintain good health. It appears you don't have to work out nearly as hard as an athlete to gain the health benefits of fitness.

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Put this paste on your toothbrush to lower heart, stroke risks

2016-10-24 16:00
Plaque HD toothpaste lowers heart attack risk

Making an investment in a new toothpaste could literally save your life, according to a new report. Switching to Plaque HD toothpaste was shown in a first study to lower inflammation in the body.

Plaque reducing, life saving toothpaste a good heart health investment

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Heart health may be improved by eating ancient grain bread

2016-10-05 10:44
Grain bread

It has been suggested by a randomized trial that eating bread which is made with ancient grains could help lower cholesterol and blood glucose levels.

There has been a growing awareness of the vital importance of good nutrition for good overall health.

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Stress management in the workplace lowers heart disease risk

2016-09-17 10:19
Stress

Stressful employment factors in high-income nations are contributing to the epidemic of cardiovascular disease across the world. Stress management in the workplace is essential to deal with this problem.

Stress in the workplace is a serious problem which is associated with an increased risk of heart disease and other chronic illnesses.

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Just 30 Minutes a Day Could Save You Money Each Year in Healthcare Costs

2016-09-12 15:29
30 minutes exercise

Need a reason to start exercising regularly? Here is one – just about every person can save hundreds to thousands of dollars each year by just taking 30 minutes out of their day for some physical activity.

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, but many of us can easily improve our risk of developing cardiovascular issues with some simple lifestyle changes – such as eating

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Natural Treatment: Mediterranean diet helps cardiovascular disease patients

2016-09-07 01:16
Delicious components of a Mediterranean diet

Researchers have observed there is a decreased risk of death in patients with a history of cardiovascular disease with the the Mediterranean diet.

It has been well established that a Mediterranean diet decreases the risk of heart disease.

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Folic acid enriched food is a natural remedy for heart defects

2016-09-02 07:02
natural remedy for heart defects

Food fortified with folic acid has been found to be associated with lower rates of congenital heart defects, according to new research which has been published in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation.

Congenital heart disease is a devastating condition for parents and their child.

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Physical activity is a good natural remedy for heart health as you age

2016-08-29 08:47
Staying in shape

According to new research there is an association between just moderate physical activity and a greater than 50 percent decrease in cardiovascular death in people over 65 years old.

There are great concerns about the increased risk for death from cardiovascular disease as people age. A good natural remedy for heart health as you age is physical activity.

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Which Works Better for Cardiac Health―Dieting, Exercise or a Combo of Both?

2016-08-27 01:49
Combing dieting with exercise is recommended for best heart health result

For men and women who are overweight, which works better for their cardiac health—focusing on diet alone, exercise alone, or a combination of both weight loss strategies? Here’s what one recent study found.

According to a news release from St. Louis University, researcher and sports cyclist Ted Weiss, Ph.D.

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Fitness activity does not cancel the negative impact of sedentary lifestyle

2016-08-22 08:28
Heart health

According to a science advisory from the American Heart Association being sedentary is not simply a lack of getting exercise, it is also a potentially independent risk factor for stroke and heart disease.

If you want to maintain a naturally healthy heart you should strive to stay active.

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Benefits of Barley: Are You Eating Enough of This Healthy Grain?

2016-06-15 15:44
Barley for weight loss

When you think of a heart healthy grain, your mind probably steers toward oats. But recent research has found that barley should start being a part of your daily diet, as it has many benefits - not only for the heart, but for the whole body.

Barley is a versatile cereal grain with a rich, nutlike flavor and a chewy consistency.

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Cranberries Have Role in Heart Health, Should We Give Thanks?

2015-10-19 17:41
cranberries have role in heart health

Several studies, including new research presented at the Cranberry Health Research Conference, suggest cranberries may play an important part in heart health. As we prepare for the Thanksgiving holiday and the height of cranberry season, it’s time to explore how these red berries may benefit heart health.

Cranberries are a rich source of polyphenols, including phenolic acids (e.g., benzoic, ellagic acids) and flavonoids (e.g., anthocyanins, flavonols), which have been found to have potent antioxidan

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Confused about testosterone replacement therapy?

2015-08-11 22:06
Testosterone replacement may have heart benefits

Replacing testosterone in older men is found in the first new study to improve cardiovascular health in findings published online Aug. 6, 2015, in the European Heart Journal.

Another study that is published in JAMA, suggests taking the hormone for “low T” also will not make atherosclerosis any worse for men already diagnosed with heart disease, though larger trials are

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How to lower your triglycerides with lifestyle and omega-3 fatty acids

2015-06-27 10:48
How to lower your triglyceride levels

Omega-3 fatty acids can help lower your triglyceride levels. But you should know which products work best, how much you should take and what level of triglycerides is considered dangerous to heart health. Keeping your triglyceride level in check is also possible with lifestyle changes.

The active ingredients in omega-3 fatty acids are DHA and EPA that both help lower triglyceride levels. Prescription and over-the counter products may contain both.

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High-protein diet dangerous for those at risk for heart disease

2015-05-09 18:35

While replacing fats and carbohydrates with protein has been touted as a quick way to lose weight, people who are at risk for heart disease should avoid high-protein diets as they may increase the likelihood of weight gain and premature death.

Spanish researchers analyzed data from a government-funded trial of more than 7,000 men aged 55 to 88 and women aged 60 to 80 between 2003 and 2008.

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More than half of older Americans take aspirin daily

2015-04-26 00:05
Over half of older Americans take aspirin daily

More than half of middle-aged adults and seniors in the United States take aspirin daily to prevent stroke, heart attack, and other serious illnesses.

Study lead author Craig Williams, a pharmacotherapy specialist at Oregon State University in Portland, said most adults appear to begin a daily aspirin regimen

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Divorced women at increased risk of heart attack

2015-04-18 19:11
Divorced women at increased risk of heart attack

Divorcees are more likely to have a heart attack than their married counterparts, but divorced women are more likely than men to have a heart attack, according to a new study.

Researchers from Duke University analyzed data from 15,827 people aged 45 to 80 who were followed biennially from 1992 to 2010.

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ACP says no to heart screening for low-risk adults

2015-03-18 15:06
ACP recommends no heart screening for low-risk adults

Adults at low risk of developing heart disease do not benefit from heart screening with electrocardiography, stress electrocardiography, or myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI), according to a new article from the American College of Physicians (ACP).

The ACP reached its conclusion based on a systematic review and recommendations from the U. S.

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Nuts may reduce risk of death from heart disease

2015-03-02 19:13
Nuts may reduce risk of death from heart disease

A new study suggests that eating nuts may help people live longer by reducing the risk of death from heart disease.

The study evaluated three large cohorts, one of which included more than 70,000 U.S. residents of African and European descent who were predominately of low socioeconomic status.

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