heart disease

What are causes of cardiovascular (heart) disease?

By |July 18th, 2016|

Cardiovascular diseases is the largest cause of death.  The reasons for this are many, but the in large it’s from lifestyles habits of people.  Main risk factors are diet with saturated fat, stress, sedentary lifestyle, and other associated diseases […]

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What’s the future of cardiovascular diseases – the number one killer?

By |May 17th, 2016|

Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) is the number 1 reason for death. Stroke affects many millions around the world as well and could leave devastating health consequences. Researchers aimed to see what the trend of CVD and stroke are in […]

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5 reasons sugar is a direct cause of cancer

By |April 8th, 2016|

Cancer is a terrible and alarming epidemic.  One of two males will contract cancer in their lifetimes; one out of three women as well.  Yet despite the “efforts” of the American Cancer Society (ACS), National Cancer Institute (NCI) […]

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What happens when you stop consuming excess sugar?

By |February 12th, 2016|

Approximately 20% of Americans consume an excess of 700 calories of sugar per day, which is one cup of sugar.  There is obviously sugar in not only cake, candy, soda but also in some healthier food we eat […]

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Your blood type could increase your risk of heart disease

By |November 5th, 2015|

Recent research suggests that your blood type—whether A, B, AB, or O—may influence your risk for a variety of health conditions, from heart disease to cancer.  Heart disease is the leading cause of death.  Specifically, your blood group may […]

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12 foods that naturally lower your cholesterol

By |October 19th, 2015|

Oh that dreaded topic from your blood panel workup – the total cholesterol figure, and the associated HDL/LDL breakdowns.  Certainly many of us wished that our total cholesterol figure was lower, without having to resort to taking popular statin medications known […]

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Obesity will soon overtake smoking as principal cause of cancer

By |September 14th, 2015|

Sadly … America, and many other parts of the world, is simply getting TOO fat.  I was having dinner with a friend last week at a popular hamburger restaurant franchise with the slogan of “World’s Greatest Hamburgers”.  All […]

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Why women live longer than men … here is the reason

By |July 23rd, 2015|

Why do women live longer than men?  This has been a question for the ages … why is it that women historically live longer than men?

The average life expectancy has always been higher for […]

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Whole grains reduce your risk of death from heart disease

By |July 20th, 2015|

The subject of whole grains was recently published in Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), and this one is über important to remember.  Higher whole grain consumption is associated with lower risk for death due to heart disease independent of other dietary and lifestyle factors. […]