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Garlic Tastes Good, but Is It Good for You?

Garlic Tastes Good, but Is It Good for You?

Garlic is famous in folklore for everything from warding off vampires to curing the common cold. Now science is starting to catch up by identifying the rich content of vitamins and trace minerals it contains. Garlic has been around as long as the pyramids, maybe longer. For millenniums, it’s been [...]

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Attack of the Free Radicals, or How Vitamin E Stopped the Revolution!

Attack of the Free Radicals, or How Vitamin E Stopped the Revolution!

Your best defense against free radicals is with vitamins strong in antioxidant properties, especially vitamin E. Free radicals are not a lingering political faction from the Sixties, and they are not a national security issue, but they are an issue for national health and wellness — and your best defense [...]

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Oh Say, Can You ‘C’?

Oh Say, Can You ‘C’?

We’ve come a long way since the days when lack of vitamin C let scurvy decimate the British navies, but today people still too often don’t get enough C in their diets. For more than a century, citizens of the British Isles have been called ‘Limeys,’ but have you ever [...]

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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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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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