- If you have coronary artery disease, you won't benefit from aspirin...
- Researchers from the University of Florida Health have discovered that patients with coronary artery disease may not benefit from aspirin - a drug commonly used to treat minor aches and pains.
While heart disease patients have been using aspirin for decades to cut their risk of heart attack and other heart problems, the team found that the drug has little or no effect on patients who have a pla... ››› more
- [13 June 2017]
- Your risk of heart problems is double if you eat these carbs!
- Attention, all women: Do you eat lots of blood sugar-spiking carbohydrates such as white bread and rice? In that case, we have bad news for you - a new study of about 48,000 subjects has found that women who eat lots of these carbs are at double the risk of developing heart problems.
On the other hand, the study didn't associate complex carbs such as pasta and fruits to increased risk of heart ... ››› more
- [07 June 2017]
- Improve congestive heart failure, high cholesterol, and other heart problems with probiotics
- The systems of your body don't function alone, but rather in a very complex, interconnected web. So if you think your gut and your heart seem remote, think again - by boosting your intake of gut-friendly probiotics, you can also improve heart problems like congestive heart failure, high cholesterol and many more!
For years, doctors have been recommending probiotic foods and supplements to heart... ››› more
- [06 June 2017]
- Research shows hemp seed oil improves cancer, heart disease and arthritis
- By now you've heard about hemp seed oil, which is derived from the hemp plant or Cannabis sativa…
Although marijuana comes from the same plant as this oil, hemp seed oil only contains trace amount of THC - the active ingredient in marijuana - and it won't get you high. In fact, hemp seed oil is totally safe and very healthy to consume!
This is how hemp seed oil improves chronic diseases li... ››› more
- [01 June 2017]
- Keele University study uncovers that people with heart failure have a higher risk of death than those with most common cancers
- It's true that cancer is a leading cause of death globally. But is it number one?
According to a recent study led by Keele University in England in collaboration with the Universities of Aberdeen and Manchester, men and women who suffer from heart failure are actually at a higher risk of death than people with most common cancers.
This study is the first of its kind to compare survival of h... ››› more
- [10 May 2017]
- Five profound body benefits of cutting out sugar on your short- and long-term health
- It's no secret that kicking the sugar habit is no easy task. That said, it's something you may want to consider…
By cutting out the sweet stuff, you'll start racking up some remarkable body benefits, from younger-looking skin to lower odds of heart disease. Read on for the five most compelling effects of eliminating sugar from your diet.
Five benefits you’ll reap from eliminating sugar
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- [09 May 2017]
- This cruciferous vegetable kills cancer cells, boosts heart health, slows down cognitive decline and activates detoxification enzymes (and, no, it's not broccoli!)
- You know that broccoli is one of the healthiest foods on the planet. It's a great source of dietary fibre, pantothenic acid, vitamin B6, vitamin E, manganese, phosphorus, choline, vitamin B1, vitamin A (in the form of carotenoids), potassium and copper.
But what about other vegetables in the cruciferous family? There's one in particular that we often overlook - cauliflower.
Like broccoli, ca... ››› more
- [28 April 2017]
- Iranian study suggests that eating avocado prevents metabolic syndrome AKA “the new silent killer”
- If you're an avocado lover, you'll be happy to know that a new review of scientific literature published in the journal Phytotherapy Research has found that eating avocado is a simple and effective - not to mention delicious - way to prevent metabolic syndrome.
Metabolic syndrome, which is dubbed “the new silent killer” by scientists and doctors alike, is a condition in which three or more ... ››› more
- [18 April 2017]
- Hold the salt! Study shows that a high salt diet puts type 2 diabetics at double the risk of stroke and heart attack
- Do you have type 2 diabetes? Do you eat a diet high in smoked, cured, salted or canned meat and fish such as bacon, cold cuts, ham, sausages, sardines and anchovies? How about frozen breaded meats and dinners, canned entrees and salted nuts?
If you answered, “YES, YES, YES!”, here's some bad news - a recent Japanese study revealed that people with type 2 diabetes who follow a high salt diet... ››› more
- [14 March 2017]
- These four foods help keep up the fight against inflammation to prevent everything from allergies to heart disease
- By now, you know that inflammation is the root of everything - allergies, chronic pain, obesity, migraines, thyroid problems, diabetes, peripheral neuropathy, heart disease, stroke, cancer, dental problems... the list goes on.
One of the best ways to fight inflammation and prevent these health problems is to eat foods that calm your body. Read on for four top inflammation-fighting foods that ke... ››› more
- [10 March 2017]
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