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2014-09-05 23:05:11

By incorporating the healthiest and most effective principles of the Atkins, Paleo and Mediterranean Diets with their pure hormone diet treatments, Diet Doc offers patients nationwide a diet that really works. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 Diet Doc has combined decades of research, the knowledge and expertise of their highly trained staff, their pure hormone diet treatments and customized diet plans with the healthiest and most effective principles of the Mediterranean,...

2014-08-21 08:31:11

Eating almonds improved participants' serum fatty acid profiles and reduced their estimated 10-year heart disease risk score MODESTO, Calif., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study published in the British Journal of Nutrition found that participants who ate almonds as part of a heart-healthy diet significantly improved certain factors associated with heart disease risk.[i] Researchers estimated that for every 30 grams increase (approximately 1 ounce) of almonds consumed daily...

2014-08-19 12:28:25

NEW YORK, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mediterra(®) (www.MediterraNutrition.com), the first company to introduce all-natural nutrition bars inspired by the Mediterranean Diet, today publically announced the members of its corporate Advisory Board. With a wealth of knowledge in different areas related to food and wellness, the advisors were chosen to provide counsel to Mediterra's executive team and have played an integral role in the early product and brand development stages....

2014-07-07 16:00:15

European League Against Rheumatism Intake of monounsaturated fatty acids and cholesterol influence disease activity in RA and OA respectively Two new studies presented today at the European League Against Rheumatism Annual Congress (EULAR 2014) have helped clarify the relationship between the dietary intake of monounsaturated fatty acids and cholesterol with disease activity in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and osteoarthritis (OA) respectively. In the TOMORROW study, daily intake of...

2014-07-05 04:20:47

Childhood obesity is a grave epidemic in the U.S. and around the world. Dr. Michael Gabriel, a leading Staten Island pediatrician, discusses a recent study suggesting that children who follow the Mediterranean diet are 15% less likely to be obese. BOHEMIA, N.Y., July 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Dr. Michael Gabriel of GPM Pediatrics, a Staten Island pediatrics center, comments on the article, "Kids who eat a Mediterranean diet '15% less likely to be obese'" published by Medical...

Almonds Reduce Risk Of Heart Disease: Study
2014-06-30 03:14:29

Aston University Scientists have found that eating almonds in your diet can reduce the risk of heart disease by keeping blood vessels healthy. Research found that they significantly increase the amount of antioxidants in the blood stream, reduce blood pressure and improve blood flow. These findings add weight to the theory that Mediterranean diets with lots of nuts have big health benefits. The study was led by Professor Helen Griffiths, Professor in Biomedical Sciences and Executive...

Ketchup And Other Tomato Products May Help Stave Off Heart Disease
2014-06-10 08:15:57

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A Mediterranean diet has long been touted as a surefire way to improve cardiac health, but it has been a mystery as to what the underlying mechanism of the diet was that helped keep the heart healthy. Now, researchers from University of Cambridge say tomatoes may be the answer. The researchers, publishing a paper in the journal PLOS ONE, have found that a daily supplement of an extract found in tomatoes may improve blood vessel...

Pouring oil
2014-05-20 06:16:07

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers have been telling us for a while now that the Mediterranean diet can be helpful in many health situations - from diabetes to peripheral artery disease. Most especially, they have touted the benefits of such a diet for reducing blood pressure. However, they haven't really been able to explain why it is so beneficial in this way. A new study from King's College London, published in Proceedings of the National Academy of...

Diet Drinks May Be Linked To Heart Attack In Older Women
2014-03-31 13:25:13

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Diet drinks may appeal to a woman’s healthier sensibilities – but according to a new study, healthy postmenopausal women who consume two or more diet fruit or diet soda beverages a day might be more likely to have a heart attack. Presented at the American College of Cardiology's 63rd Annual Scientific Session in Washington, DC this past weekend, the new study found a 30 percent increase in the likelihood of suffering a...

2014-03-31 12:28:26

New Italian data uncover specific association between diet and blood cell markers of heart attack- and stroke-associated inflammation WASHINGTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New research further illuminates the heart-healthy benefits of the Mediterranean diet, tying the eating plan to lower levels of platelets and white blood cells, two markers of inflammation. Inflammation has an association with greater risk of heart attack and stroke. Study results are published...


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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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