cardiovascular disease

Post image for The Benefits of Flaxseed

By Elaine Magee, MPH, RD
WebMD Feature
Some call it one of the most powerful plant foods on the planet. There’s some evidence it can help reduce your risk of heart disease, cancer, stroke, and diabetes. That’s quite a tall order for a tiny seed that’s been around for centuries: flaxseed.
Flaxseed was cultivated in Babylon as early as […]

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Post image for High Fructose Corn Syrup Causes Obesity & Liver Disease in Children

By Aaron Melius
HealthTechMall.com
High fructose corn syrup has been suspect for some time as being an underlying cause for obesity.  Found in many everyday items from juice drinks, chips and even bread, it has become the sweetener of choice for most manufacturers because it’s cheaper than sugar and more concentrated.
Most people understand that if you eat […]

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Post image for Sleep Duration Linked to Heart Health

By Rachel Stockton
No one can dispute the restorative value of sleep, but not only is a lack of sleep detrimental, so is getting too much of it. In fact, studies have conclusively shown a link between long and short sleep duration and both diabetes and hypertension.
Now, a new study conducted by the West Virginia school […]

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Post image for Omega 3s reduce risk of colon cancer

(NaturalNews) A study released by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences has found that high omega-3 consumption helps to prevent colon cancer. Dr. Sangmi Kim and her team discovered what many other studies have already found, mainly that omega-3s are anti-inflammatory cancer fighters.
The research team compared groups of people who consumed varying levels of […]

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Post image for A1c diabetes test good predictor of cardiovascular disease

By Aaron Melius
Health Technology Network
Diabetes has fast become one of the most widely diagnosed conditions in the US.  As of 2007, the American Diabetes Association through the National Diabetes Fact Sheet reported the 23.6 million children and adults in the US have diabetes.  That’s a stunning 7.8% of the total population.  1.6 million new cases […]

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Post image for Resveratrol may prevent eye disease, blindness

(NaturalNews) Resveratrol — a natural compound found in red wine, grapes, blueberries, peanuts and other plants — has been found to promote longevity and health in a variety of ways. For example, scientists have found evidence it prevents heart disease, helps keep weight under control, normalizes cholesterol levels and may prevent diabetes (click here for […]

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Post image for Intensive diabetes treatments give mixed results

By Julie Steenhuysen
CHICAGO (Reuters) – Aggressive drug treatment to lower blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol in diabetics does little to prevent heart disease and strokes, but it does help prevent diabetic eye disease, nerve and kidney disease, U.S. researchers said on Tuesday.
The five-year, U.S. government-backed study, presented at the American Diabetes Association meeting on […]

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First-of-its-kind research suggests cocoa flavanols could be an important part of a healthy diet for people with cardiovascular disease.
New findings indicate that cocoa flavanols may be an important part of a healthy diet for people with cardiovascular disease, which affects more than 80 million Americans, according to research by a team of internationally-renowned researchers, including […]

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