Tag: heart disease

Fluoride in tea can damage your bones

Some teas are high in fluoride — the same neurotoxin that’s put into tap water and toothpaste to supposedly prevent your teeth from decaying.

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Quality of cholesterol more important than quantity

A cholesterol-lowering statin drug won’t stop or even slow this “browning” of your cholesterol. It will only reduce the number of cholesterol molecules.

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Nuts can help lower your risk of heart disease

According to a new study, eating a variety of nuts, which are rich in fibre and magnesium, could lower your risk of heart disease.

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Taking ibuprofen for arthritis can spike your blood pressure

According to a new study, you should pause before you take an NSAID for arthritis-related pain because these seemingly harmless pills can raise your blood pressure enough to up your risk of dying [...]

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Olive oil and dark chocolate could protect against heart disease

We already know that eating dark chocolate and pouring olive oil on your salads can both be good for your heart. But according to a new study, these foods are even better TOGETHER -- because dark [...]

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Insufficient sleep doubles chance of an early death

If you've got several risk factors for heart disease, make sure you're getting at least six or more hours of sleep each night - because according to a new study, getting any less than that [...]

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Dark chocolate reduces the risk of atrial fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation saddles you with irregular heartbeat and increased stroke risk. But a new study shows there's something that reduces the risk of a-fib by up to 23 per cent – and you’re going [...]

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Zap belly fat to live longer

We all know that keeping an eye on the scale is important – but if you’ve been ignoring how big your waist has gotten, you could be putting yourself at risk for life-threatening conditions. [...]

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How the Paleo diet can help reduce diabetes risk

New research shows that increasing protein and reducing carbs, as with the Paleo diet, can promote weight loss and improve insulin sensitivity.

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Omega-3 fatty acids shield your heart

Regardless of what you may hear from the American Heart Association, you should supplement with omega-3s both if you’ve been diagnosed with heart disease AND if you’re trying to prevent it!

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