Posted by admin on Thursday, January 21st, 2010
Posted by admin on Tuesday, November 17th, 2009
Garlic, recognized for its healing powers in ancient times,
is now being rediscovered by medical scientists, who have
new evidence of its efficacy against cancer and heart
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Posted by admin on Friday, October 2nd, 2009
Many, if not most, cancer deaths come as a result of
infection by bacteria, viruses, and fungi- microbes that
normally would be destroyed by the immune system. Continue Reading »
Posted by admin on Thursday, March 5th, 2009
(CoQ10) is known to be highly concentrated in
heart muscle cells due to the high energy
requirements of this cell type. Continue Reading »
Posted by admin on Friday, February 27th, 2009
Though wearing your heart on your sleeve isn’t usually
considered beneficial, if we could actually do it we would
be able to take a close look at its condition every day.
Head off heart disease by nurturing the most discussed but
least appreciated organ that symbolizes love and caring.
More of us die from broken heart than any other ailment.
Although we know that heart disease is the leading cause of
death in Canadians over 45, few of us have questioned the
conventional ways that we try to combat it. Sure, we’ve been
told about healthy habits to reduce the risks – by losing
weight, reducing red meat consumption and avoiding stress.
But physicians continue to prescribe cholesterol-lowering
(statin) drugs, calcium beta-blockers and high blood
pressure medications to millions of Canadians, with side
effects that outweigh benefits.
But there are more natural and sensible ways to strengthen
our heart. In fact, one of the greatest scientific minds of
the 20th century, Linus Pauling, Ph.D., said that doctors
have got it all wrong.
Every year half a million people die from coronary heart
disease. In a recentCNN article discussing a new study
based on the data from the Framingham study concludes: The
study “reaffirms the notion that coronary heart disease is
the 800-pound gorilla of disease in this country, now and
for the foreseeable future,” says cardiologist Dr. Stuart
Seides. Continue Reading »
Posted by admin on Thursday, February 26th, 2009
When it comes to heart health, it’s clear that women underestimate their personal risk and think that heart disease is more likely seen in men. But, the number one killer for women is cardiovascular disease (CVD). Starting at age 75, the prevalence of heart disease is higher in women than men. Continue Reading »
Posted by admin on Monday, February 23rd, 2009
Drinking green tea can help protect against cardiovascular disease by reducing
cholesterol levels, new research suggests. In one study involving 29 subjects,
participants drank 1 L of water daily for three weeks, then 1 L of green tea daily
for four weeks. After drinking green tea each day, the subjects’ blood cholesterol has dropped significantly, particularly LDL (“bad”) cholesterol, while HDL (“good”)
cholesterol levels increased. The researchers concluded that “drinking green tea has a beneficial effects protecting against the risk for cardiovascular disease by improving blood lipid levels. Continue Reading »
Posted by admin on Sunday, February 15th, 2009
Heart disease, also called coronary artery disease, is the leading cause of death for men and women in the world. It is caused by atherosclerosis, an accumulation of fatty materials on the inner linings of arteries that restricts blood flow.
Posted by admin on Saturday, December 27th, 2008
Don’t be afraid of Chocolate over the Holidays!
If you’ve been looking for an excuse to hit that vending
machine and grab a candy bar which has chocolate in
it….now it’s actually healthy, chocolate? Hurray! WRONG. Continue Reading »
Posted by admin on Thursday, October 16th, 2008
More and more studies showing now that the type of foods we
eat can genetically modify our bodies and the risk of all