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2014-09-07 11:59:54

Heart disease is an umbrella term for a wide range of related conditions that affect the heart. Coronary heart disease is one example, resulting from plaque build-up on the inner walls of arteries – this reduces the blood flow to the heart and thereby increases the chances of experiencing a heart attack or other complication. Other common heart conditions include: Brugada Syndrome This is a condition that affects the heart rhythm by restricting the sodium ions in heart cells,...

low carb for heart health
2014-09-03 07:36:24

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Low-fat or low-carb – which type of diet is better when it comes to battling obesity and maintaining heart health? Researchers from the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine are weighing in on the longstanding debate. In the latest edition of the Annals of Internal Medicine, lead author Dr. Lydia Bazzano, a professor of nutrition research at the New Orleans-based university, along with colleagues from...

2014-08-29 23:07:05

Diet Doc’s medical diet plans generate fast weight loss while teaching patients the difference between good and bad fat for long term health and weight management. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Fat is fat, right? Not necessarily. There is a difference between good and bad fat. Brown fat is usually stored in the upper chest and at the back of the neck, while white fat typically reveals itself in overflowing bellies, muffin tops, love handles and thunder thighs. While good...

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...

restaurant food calories
2014-08-08 05:34:22

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online No one is surprised when they hear that eating at a fast food restaurant is bad for their health. It might surprise you to know, however, that full service restaurants aren't much better. A new study, published online in Public Health Nutrition, reveals that, for adults, eating at both fast food and full service restaurants can be linked to significant increases in the intake of calories, sugar, saturated fat and sodium. The...

fish for your brain
2014-08-05 05:25:16

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Eating more lean meats like fish has proven to be beneficial to our health in many ways. The American Heart Association (AHA) states that eating fish provides a good source of protein that is not high in saturated fats, which helps to keep a healthy weight as well as control cholesterol levels. Additionally, the AHA shows that fish is a protein high in the omega-3 fatty acids, which have shown to be beneficial to the hearts of...

almonds
2014-08-01 05:42:27

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The University of Toronto and St. Michael's Hospital led an international team of scientists in conducting two meta-analyses involving tree nuts. Examples of tree nuts include: almonds, Brazil nuts, cashews, hazelnuts, macadamias, pecans, pine nuts, pistachios and walnuts. The first analysis, published online in the British Medical Journal Open examined the effects of tree nuts on metabolic syndrome (MetS) criteria. The findings...

2014-07-17 04:20:48

Diabacor(TM) presents the links between diabetes and CVD, and offers ways that diabetics can help lessen their chances of suffering the effects of CVD. SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- For people who are suffering from diabetes, Diabacor(TM) warns that there are other risks, and one of the greatest is cardiovascular disease (CVD). CVD is commonly seen in people with diabetes, and is one of the leading causes in death for this group of people. Diabetes can...

Researchers Making A More Healthful, Low-fat Hot Dog
2014-07-10 03:49:17

American Chemical Society With grilling season upon us, many backyard cooks are turning to more healthful alternatives to their savored but fatty hot dogs. But low fat can sometimes mean low satisfaction. Now researchers are reporting new progress toward addressing the texture problem in low-fat wieners that are made with olive oil rather than pork fat. Their study was published in ACS' Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. Ana M. Herrero and colleagues note that hot-dog...

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...


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