Archive for 'Heart Health'

The Pulse on Heart Health: 5 Facts That May Surprise You

The Pulse on Heart Health: 5 Facts That May Surprise You

Posted on 21. Sep, 2016 by .

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By Sara J. Carter Heart disease remains the number-one cause of death among both men and women in the United States, accounting for nearly 25 percent of all deaths. In the U.S., someone has a heart attack every 32 seconds, and each minute someone dies of cardiovascular-related disease. Medical costs are $108.9 billion annually including […]

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Rediscovering DHA

Rediscovering DHA

Posted on 19. Apr, 2010 by .

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Eating fish or supplementing with fish-derived omega-3 fatty acids to protect against disease isn’t news. But with environmental and overfishing issues on the rise, it’s important to know that there is an alternative DHA source that’s both concentrated and sustainable: calamari, or squid oil.

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Discover Vitamin D

Discover Vitamin D

Posted on 19. Apr, 2010 by .

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Most of us know vitamin D is essential for building strong bones, but research shows that this vitamin is crucial to so many more aspects of our health. But experts find that most of us aren’t getting enough, and call for an increase in the recommended dietary intake to protect against heart disease, cancer, and more.

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Cholesterol Myths and Tips

Cholesterol Myths and Tips

Posted on 08. Mar, 2010 by .

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Cracking some common myths about cholesterol and ditching cholesterol-lowering drugs for inexpensive nutrients can help you get back on the path toward better health.

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Homocysteine and Your Heart

Homocysteine and Your Heart

Posted on 01. Mar, 2010 by .

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Lowering homocysteine levels may be the key to lowering the risk of many cardiovascular diseases—and the treatment may be as easy as supplementing with B-complex vitamins.

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Ribose For Your Heart and Muscles

Ribose For Your Heart and Muscles

Posted on 17. Jan, 2010 by .

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Research indicates that ribose supplements can improve heart function in patients with congestive heart failure, as well as reduce pain and stiffness in overused muscles.

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