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The Connection Between Diabetes and Atherosclerosis

The Connection Between Diabetes and Atherosclerosis

People with diabetes are at risk for a number of serious, sometimes life-threatening complications. One of these is threats is to heart health. Over one-hundred fifty million people worldwide suffer from diabetes. Almost twenty-one million of them live in the United States. Of those twenty-one million, over six million (nearly [...]

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The Complex Results of New Vitamin E Studies

The Complex Results of New Vitamin E Studies

Heart health is just one of the many benefits from the new discoveries surfacing about vitamin E. Most people think of vitamin E as one vitamin, but recent studies have discovered that it is actually a compound of nutrients, found separately or together, made up of tocopherols, and tocotrienols. The [...]

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Blood Pressure — Bringing It Down Before It’s Too Late

Blood Pressure — Bringing It Down Before It’s Too Late

There are simple measures you can take to improve your heart health by lowering your blood pressure before high blood pressure leads to serious complications. Treating high blood pressure (BP) with medication involves either ‘fooling’ the kidneys into removing additional fluid from the body, or by making the heart beat [...]

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Lesser-Known Life-Saving Nutrients for Your Heart

Lesser-Known Life-Saving Nutrients for Your Heart

There are many commonly overlooked nutrients that can can act as lifesavers when it comes to maintaining a healthy heart. There are several commonly overlooked nutrients that impact how well our hearts function, how strong they remain and how readily we can recover our heart health if a heart attack [...]

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Saturated Fats Do Not Cause Heart Disease!

Saturated Fats Do Not Cause Heart Disease!

The latest scientific evidence does not support the hypothesis that so-called ‘artery clogging’ saturated fats hinder heart health. It turns out that the low-fat, high-carbohydrate diets touted to prevent heart disease and heart attacks are not effective as the best diet for heart health and longevity. For a generation, a [...]

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Reduce Your Risk of Stroke

Reduce Your Risk of Stroke

Your health and wellness are enhanced or threatened by your lifestyle choices. What will you choose? For heart health, or against it? Twin brothers Steve and Todd share the same health risks based on heredity, since they have identical genes. They were raised together, educated together and still live in [...]

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