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The Healthiest Kind of Coffee

In All Health Watch, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article by INH Research0 Comments

For years, doctors warned that coffee was bad for your heart.

They didn’t have much evidence to support this advice other than the fact that caffeine slightly raises your blood pressure.

But recent studies show that effect is only temporary. And it’s harmless in just about everybody.

Nutritional researchers have come to view coffee as a true superfood. Studies show it helps with weight loss, prevents diabetes, reduces artery calcification that leads to heart attacks, lowers Alzheimer’s risk, and improves cognition and mood.

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Do This When You Walk to Lose More Weight

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, Fitness and Exercise by INH Research0 Comments

If you walk for exercise, a Harvard professor has some simple advice to dramatically increase the health benefits…

Try “interval walking.”

Compared to regular walking, interval walking has been found to greatly improve aerobic fitness, lower blood pressure, reduce weight, increase leg strength, and improve overall health.[1]

Dr. Aaron Baggish is associate director of the Cardiovascular Performance Program at Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.

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CBD Study Reveals Potential as Alzheimer’s Treatment

In All Health Watch, Alzheimer's and Memory, Cognitive Health, Featured Article by INH Research0 Comments

Older Americans often turn to CBD to ease chronic pain or insomnia. But a new study shows that it may also be a potential treatment for Alzheimer’s disease.

The preliminary research, published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, notes that none of the drugs currently approved by the FDA to treat the brain illness do anything to slow down the disease.

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COVID: Why Your Blood Type Matters

In All Health Watch, Coronavirus, Featured Article by INH Research0 Comments

Early in the pandemic, more than a year ago, subscribers to our newsletter Independent Healing learned about research showing that your blood type affects your risk to contract the coronavirus.

Now, a new study confirms those findings and explains why people with blood type A are more susceptible to the virus.[1]

A team of researchers at Harvard Medical School and Emory University analyzed how the coronavirus interacts with respiratory cells in A, B, and O blood types.

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2 Supplements May Be as Effective as Exercise at Protecting Your Heart

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular, Heart Disease by INH Research0 Comments

Researchers at West Virginia University have found that glucosamine and chondroitin supplements—commonly taken for joint health—dramatically lower the risk of heart death.[1]

Subjects taking the supplements had a 65% lower chance of dying of heart disease. This is comparable to the benefit a sedentary person would get by starting an exercise program, the study authors noted.

Professor Dana King looked at data from 16,686 adults.

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The 4 Conditions That Land COVID Patients in the Hospital

In All Health Watch, Coronavirus, Featured Article by INH Research0 Comments

We’ve known almost since the beginning of the pandemic that people with certain chronic conditions are hit hard by coronavirus. If they get infected, they are much more likely to get a severe case and die.

A new study reveals specifically which conditions are most dangerous.

Researchers at Tufts University discovered that two-thirds of hospitalized coronavirus patients have at least one of four chronic ailments.

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