Tagged: heart disease

avocado and metabolic syndrome

Avocado Helps Reverse Metabolic Syndrome

Regular consumption of avocado reduces our risk of metabolic syndrome. Effects of avocados includes lowering triglycerides and bad cholesterol, reducing weight, dropping inflammation and lowering blood sugar.

Too Much Saturated Fat Still Causes Heart Disease

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.

holy basil medicinal plant with 17 medicinal properties

Holy Basil has 18 Amazing Medicinal Benefits

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.

maqui berry superfruit heart healthy and lung healthy

Six Healing Properties of Maqui Berry Superfruit

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 and meaning of life - wellbeing and mortality

Can Purpose and Meaning in Life Extend Your Lifespan?

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.

pasteurized milk increases mortality and heart disease and cancer

Pasteurized Milk Speeds Death, Heart Disease, Cancer and Bone Fractures

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.