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The holidays are now passed and the regret of too much unhealthy food indulgence is fully setting in.  You wish you hadn’t had that 3rd helping of Grandma Deb’s Sensational Double-Layer Pumpkin Pie but, you just couldn’t resist.  And then there’s the other things: the turkey, the sugar cookies, the fudge, the mashed potatoes and…well […]

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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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by Patti Neighmon

Researchers say too much cholesterol isn’t safe — at any age.

And a recent study suggests it really does matter what you eat and how much you exercise in your 20s and 30s.
How come? A heart-healthy diet and regular exercise can lower LDL, or “bad” cholesterol. That’s the stuff that can really clog up arteries […]

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Post image for Heart risk factors less common in fish lovers

By Amy Norton
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Middle-aged and older men who eat fish every day are less likely than infrequent fish eaters to develop a collection of risk factors for heart disease, diabetes and stroke, a new study suggests.
Whether a fishy diet itself is the reason for the benefit is not clear from the […]

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When it comes to the tummy, experts say myths abound. How much do you really know about your stomach?
By Colette Bouchez
WebMD Feature
Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario, MD
From those burning, churning feelings that erupt whenever we eat our favorite foods, to the bloating that keeps us from zipping up our jeans, to the gas that can make […]

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Post image for Swishing with carbohydrates gives an energy boost

(NaturalNews) Many athletes often grab a quick snack or sugary drink to get an extra energy and performance boost during a race or game, but researchers have found that simply swishing a beverage in your mouth that contains carbohydrates triggers the same response. And athletes do not even have to swallow it in order to […]

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By Salynn Boyles
WebMD Health News
Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD
Study Shows a Positive Attitude and ‘Health Literacy’ Play Key Roles in Back Pain Relief
Most adults experience back pain at some point in their lives, but for about one in 10 sufferers the condition is persistent and disabling.
It has long been recognized that patients’ attitudes and beliefs about their […]

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Post image for Ginger reduces pain after exercise

By Dr. Mercola
Ginger may reduce the pain associated with muscle injury after exercising. This could offer athletes a natural pain reliever.
Both raw and heat-treated ginger reduced pain associated with muscle injury by about 24 percent.
According to NutraIngredients:
“The rhizome of the ginger plant (Zingiber officinale) is a rich source of antioxidants, including gingerols, shogaols, zingerones and […]

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Post image for New research: chocolate milk beats sports drinks for post-exercise muscle recovery

(NaturalNews) After an intense workout, instead of downing a commercial sports drink loaded with artificial colors and sugar, you’d be better off just having a glass of chocolate milk. That’s the conclusion of two studies presented at the recent American College of Sports Medicine’s 57th Annual Meeting held in Baltimore. It turns out that chocolate […]

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