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Cholesterol Levels Can Be Lowered with a Good Diet and Phytosterols

If high cholesterol is your problem, an anti-aging diet supplemented with phytosterols and plenty of oats and exercise will help you get it under control fast. Phytosterols, also called plant sterols, are phytochemicals — substances naturally occurring in fruits and vegetables. According to many epidemiological studies, phytochemicals significantly reduce the [...]

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Cod for What Ails You

Cod for What Ails You

For centuries, Scandinavians took cod liver oil to protect them from the long, cold and dark Northern winters, without knowing that it would protect their heart health, prevent stiff muscles and alleviate the aching joints of rheumatism. They harvested the delicious Arctic cod, also known locally as ‘skrei,‘ as it [...]

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Garlic Wards Off More than Vampires and Evil Spirits

Garlic Wards Off More than Vampires and Evil Spirits

Garlic, whether fresh, or as an oil in capsules, gets rid of the evil spirits that plague the health-conscious adult. There are two places you find braids of garlic: Hanging in the kitchen of any chef worthy of the name, or formed into a wreath on the door of someone [...]

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The 101 Benefits of Inositol

The 101 Benefits of Inositol

Anyone with high cholesterol, diabetes, liver problems, high blood pressure, excess stress or who drinks coffee, needs to know about the value of inositol to help naturally restore health and wellness. Inositol is a fundamental part of every cell. It combines with many other nutrients to perform a great variety [...]

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Noise Affects Blood Pressure

Noise Affects Blood Pressure

While excess weight, atherosclerosis, and your diet are all known to affect blood pressure (BP), a new factor has been found that affects our mental and physical health — noise. One of the major risk factors for heart disease has always been hypertension (having high blood pressure). It affects millions [...]

by × April 7, 2008 × 10,265 comments

Women's Health

WOMEN’S HEALTH: Is Coffee Really That Bad for You?

WOMEN’S HEALTH: Is Coffee Really That Bad for You?

By maintaining a steady intake of certain vitamins and minerals, you can safely wake up, smell the coffee, and drink it too! In the past, coffee has been associated with all kinds of health conditions, from heart disease to birth defects, even miscarriage. Current research, however, shows that coffee is [...]

by × March 27, 2008 × 8,756 comments