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Selenium Helps Heart Injury

Selenium Helps Heart Injury

According to a study food intake of selenium from fish and vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) from reindeer meat was the reason why northern Finnish men have fewer heart attacks and lower mortality from heart attacks than a control group of men from Southern Finland. Apart from a high incid
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Breast Artery Calcification Predicts Heart Attacks

Breast Artery Calcification Predicts Heart Attacks

Women who had a digital mammogram taken showing breast artery calcification were found to also have coronary artery calcification, which predicts heart attacks down the road. Dr. Laurie Margolis of Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital, New York gave a presentation at the A
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Vitamin K2 For Your Arteries

Vitamin K2 For Your Arteries

Introduction Vitamin K2 (=menaquinone-7 or MK-7) is essential for the prevention of osteoporosis. At the same time it is also necessary for prevention of hardening of arteries. But a new study from April 2015 from the Maastricht University in the Netherlands has found that flexibility
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Nuts Protect You From Heart Disease

Nuts Protect You From Heart Disease

A new study published May 2015 in the medical journal JAMA Internal Medicine states that nuts protect you from heart disease lowering death rates from heart disease and other causes to the tune of 20%. The research data was based on three large cohort studies, which involved low-incom
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Fiber Is Good For You

Fiber Is Good For You

Fiber is good for you as it has been proven to be beneficial for prevention of cardiovascular diseases and various cancers in the past; now it has been studied again in a much larger study population as was reported recently in the media. This news report was based on this medical stu
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Fiber Prolongs Life After A Heart Attack

Fiber Prolongs Life After A Heart Attack

You heard that fiber is good for colon cancer prevention, but have you heard that fiber prolongs life after a heart attack? This is exactly what a study that appeared in the British Medical Journal in April 2014 showed. The lead investigator, Shanshan Li (Harvard School of Public Heal
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Sugar Responsible For Raising Blood Pressure And Lipids

Sugar Responsible For Raising Blood Pressure And Lipids

A University of Otago, New Zealand study by Dr Lisa Te Morenga and co-workers has shed new light on the negative effect of sugar on blood pressure and lipids. The key here is that these studies were not animal experiments, but involved human trials. A total of about 1700 men and women
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