Posts Tagged Cardiovascular health

A short bout of exercise enhances brain function…

Summary: Neuroscientists, working with mice, have discovered that a short burst of exercise directly boosts the function of a gene that increases connections between neurons in the hippocampus, the region of the brain associated with learning and memory… Read the full article here at Science Daily: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/07/190702184555.htm Advertisements

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Coffee not as bad for heart and circulatory system as previously thought…

Drinking coffee might keep us up at night, but new research has given us a reason to sleep easy knowing that the popular drink isn’t as bad for our arteries as some previous studies would suggest… Read the article here: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/06/190603084144.htm

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Why Are More Young People Having Heart Attacks?…

…According to a new study, heart attack rates are increasing in what may seem like an unlikely group: adults in their 20s and 30s… Read about this at LiveScience.com: https://www.livescience.com/64945-heart-attacks-young-people.html

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Why getting enough sleep reduces cardiovascular disease risk…

Summary: Getting enough sleep is key to good health, and studies have shown that insufficient sleep increases the risk of serious problems, including cardiovascular disease. Now investigators have discovered one way that sleep protects against the development of atherosclerosis… Read the full article here at Science Daily: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/02/190213132317.htm

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What’s Age Got to Do with It?…

It’s often said:  It’s not how old you are, it’s how old you feel.  New research shows that physiological age is a better predictor of survival than chronological age… Read the article here @ enn.com: https://www.enn.com/articles/56768-what-s-age-got-to-do-with-it

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All About Apples: Health Benefits, Nutrition Facts and History…

Often called a “miracle food” and a “nutritional powerhouse,” an apple a day really may keep the doctor away as they’re one of the healthiest foods a person can eat. These round and juicy fruits are high in fiber and vitamin C, and they are also low in calories, have only a trace of sodium, […]

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How much salt should you really be eating?…

(Natural News) The sodium contained in salt is necessary for our body to function. It helps to ensure that proper nerve transmission, muscle contraction, and other body functions can take place. At the same time, because of how easily salt can add flavor to food, it is easy to eat too much salt… Read the rest […]

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Dark chocolate is good for your heart…

(from an article at NaturalNews.com) Chocolates are a guilty pleasure for many people around the world, but there’s nothing to feel bad about if you’re eating the right kind. Milk chocolate is the type that most people eat, but it is dark chocolate that is better for your health… Read the full article here: https://www.naturalnews.com/2018-11-09-dark-chocolate-is-good-for-your-heart.html

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Yo-Yoing Weight, Blood Pressure, Cholesterol and Blood Sugar Readings May Raise Heart Attack and Stroke Risk…

Intro:  Fluctuations in weight, blood pressure, cholesterol and/or blood sugar levels in otherwise healthy people may be associated with a higher risk of heart attack, stroke and death from any cause compared to people with more stable readings, according to new research in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation… Read the article here at enn.com: Yo […]

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Physical activity necessary to maintain heart-healthy lifestyle…

Summary from sciencedaily.com:  Exercise and physical activity are of vast global importance to prevent and control the increasing problem of heart disease and stroke, according to a review article… Read the full article here: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/09/180924144042.htm

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Daily Low-Dose Aspirin May Not Help the Healthy…

Summary:  In a clinical trial to determine the effects of daily low-dose aspirin in healthy older adults without previous cardiovascular events, aspirin did not prolong healthy, independent living free of dementia or physical disability… Read all about this trial at sciencedaily.com: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/09/180916152706.htm

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This Professor Called Coconut Oil ‘Pure Poison.’ Is She Right?…

A Harvard nutrition professor’s lecture has ignited a new front in the battle over coconut oil. In one camp, coconut oil acolytes who claim the stuff can prevent heart disease, increase metabolism and burn fat. In the other, researchers like University of Freiburg professor Karin Michels, who called the stuff “pure poison”… Read the article […]

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Multivitamins do not promote cardiovascular health…

Summary:  Multivitamins and mineral supplements do not prevent heart attacks, strokes or cardiovascular death. Data pooled from multiple studies show no health benefit of multivitamins… Read more about this data collection and analysis at Science Daily: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/07/180710072023.htm

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It’s official — spending time outside is good for you…

Summary:  Living close to nature and spending time outside has significant and wide-ranging health benefits — according to new research. A new report reveals that exposure to greenspace reduces the risk of type II diabetes, cardiovascular disease, premature death, preterm birth, stress, and high blood pressure… Article on the benefits of outdoors, read it here: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/07/180706102842.htm

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Water Fasting Has Become Super Trendy, But Is It Powerfully Healing — Or Really Dangerous?…

Fasting seems to be the latest health trend, with intermittent fasting, alternate-day fasting, and water fasts becoming more familiar terms in the wellness landscape….  Get some advice on water fasting here at mind body green: https://www.mindbodygreen.com/articles/is-water-fasting-safe-or-healthy

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Caffeine from four cups of coffee protects the heart with the help of mitochondria…

Summary:  A new study shows that a caffeine concentration equivalent to four cups of coffee promotes the movement of a regulatory protein into mitochondria, enhancing their function and protecting cardiovascular cells from damage… Read about the study here at sciencedaily.com: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/06/180621141008.htm

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The Human Body: The Circulatory System…

(From LiveScience) The circulatory system is a vast network of organs and vessels that is responsible for the flow of blood, nutrients, hormones, oxygen and other gases to and from cells… Read the full article @ LiveScience.com: https://www.livescience.com/22486-circulatory-system.html   #TheHumanBody

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Eggs not linked to cardiovascular risk, despite conflicting advice…

Summary:  Eating up to 12 eggs a week does not increase cardiovascular risk factors in people with pre-diabetes or type 2 diabetes, new research finds — despite conflicting dietary advice continuing around the world… Read the full report here at sciencedaily.com: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/05/180507074212.htm

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