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Eat almonds for heart health

August 19, 2014

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Eat almonds for heart health by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  Vascular dysfunction is one of the major causes of cardiovascular mortality, and the figures increase with age. A new study is helping researchers begin to understand why people who eat a Mediterranean diet and consume nuts regularly are less likely to develop heart disease. Men […]

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Reduce blood pressure naturally

June 29, 2013

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by Dr. Tricia Pingel —  More than 74 million Americans suffer from high blood pressure, according to the American Heart Association. And as any person who is diagnosed with high blood pressure can tell you — it is frightening. Once diagnosed, many patients are placed on medications, such as diuretics. These medications deplete the body […]

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How to eliminate food cravings

December 29, 2012

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  If you are overwhelmed with an urge to wolf down chocolate or cookies, you should head straight to the kitchen. Although mindless snacking packs on the pounds like no other pastime, certain foods can make a difference in your need to nibble. Dietitians will tell you that eating low-calorie, fiber-rich […]

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Power foods to help with weight loss and health

September 2, 2012

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by Paula Owens —  If your goal is to lose weight or prevent weight gain, you must stabilize your insulin, the fat-storing hormone. This is the one hormone we actually have control over and our food choices can prevent unhealthy insulin spikes from occurring. Numerous studies have shown that eating a low carbohydrate-to-protein ratio with […]

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Health updates: Children’s car seats and almonds

February 23, 2012

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The following is new information regarding dangerous chemicals found in children’s car seats and the health benefits of an almond-enriched, low-calorie diet. Hidden danger found in children’s car seats A study has uncovered the presence of dangerous chemicals in a range of child car seats. The Ecology Center tested more than 150 infant convertible and […]

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An avocado a day keeps body fat away

February 22, 2012

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by Dr. Tricia Pingel —  People are terrified of eating fat. Calorie counting and nonfat diets are a craze in the dieting world, but they make no differentiation between calorie sources. In those diets, all calories are created equal, but this is a dietary falsehood. Our bodies need fat. The key to overall health is […]

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