cardiovascular system

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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(NaturalNews) Heart failure is a progressive condition marked by a worsening of the heart’s ability to pump enough blood to supply the body’s needs. It is most often caused by a heart attack, years of high blood pressure or other injuries to the cardiovascular system and kills about 250,000 people in the U.S. each year, […]

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Post image for Chokeberry extract helps maintain proper weight

(NaturalNews) Researchers from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently released the results of a study which found that the chokeberry, a Native American fruit also known as Aronia, assists in regulating proper weight and helps balance out blood glucose levels.
Native to eastern North America, chokeberry shrubs typically grow in moist areas like swamps and […]

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Post image for Acai Berries – A Super-Antioxident

Medical research studies conducted on the Acai berries indicate the proanthocyanidine contents in acai berries have 10 to 30 times the anthocyanins (these are the purple colored antioxidants) in red wine per volume. Although the French have a high fat diet, they have a low incidence of cardio vascular disease compared to the western countries. […]

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