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Tagged: heart disease
Rose hips have been used for centuries in traditional medicine for multiple ailments. Scientific research now validates this very medicinal food.
Despite the many pundits claiming that diets overloaded in saturated fats are healthier, new and old evidence proves that consuming too much saturated fat reduces cardiovascular health, and consuming more complex carbohydrates improves our cardiovascular health.
A recent meta-analysis of 96 studies shows that plant-based diets could save hundreds of thousands of lives every year from heart disease and cancer. Another study shows that children with heart disease also benefit from a plant-based diet.
Holy Basil – also called Tulsi – has been a revered medicinal plant in Ayurveda for thousands of years. Ayurvedic texts suggest numerous clinical uses, and now we find modern scientific research confirms at least 18 medicinal uses for this amazing plant.
New research finds the South American Maqui berry superfruit maintains abundant health-promoting properties, with significant benefits to the health of the cardiovascular system, the lungs, blood sugar and the skin. Learn more about this amazing rain forest fruit.
Lifespan has been mystifying researchers for many years. Lifespan is mysterious because diseases and general health don’t always determine how long we live. Having meaning and purpose of life is now being examined. Find out how it can relate to our body’s life expectancy.
Pigments that make natural food colors not only make foods nutritious, but have surprisingly different effects upon our weight and heart health.
Following a large study, surprise has coursed through the veins of the medical media that milk is not as good for the bones as once thought. But the less hyped impact of this large study reveals an even greater lesson: Pasteurized milk is harmful to our health while fermented dairy such as yogurt and cheese extends life and reduces cancer and heart disease.
Biochemical confirmation for Qi deficiency – and proof of the existence of Traditional Chinese Medicine’s Qi – has been uncovered in a study of heart disease patients.
Researchers from Colorado State University have confirmed that increased intake of fiber doesn’t just help colon health. It also reduces the toxic effects of secondhand smoke.
Adding to their heart-healthy benefits, Harvard researchers have determined that increasing our intake of nuts decreases our risk of diabetes and pancreatic cancer.
The U.S. Centers of Disease Control have just released a new report finding that more than one adults in five over the age of 18 has arthritis and half of those over the age of 65 have the disease…
In a new study, exercise either outperforms or is as effective as most heart disease drugs. This translates to better because exercise is free and has no known adverse effects.