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Best Thing to Eat Before a Workout? Nothing at All

In All Health Watch, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Fitness and Exercise, Weight Loss by INH Research0 Comments

Should you have a pre-workout meal? Or is it best to exercise on empty stomach?

Researchers at the University of Bath in England wanted to know if meal timing affects the health benefits of exercise.1

They recruited 10 healthy—but overweight and sedentary—young men ages 21 to 31. They had an average waist measurement of 41 inches.2

The scientists took samples of the subjects’ blood and fat tissues.

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One Fruit Stops Metabolic Syndrome, Study Finds

In All Health Watch, Anti-Aging, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular, Heart Attacks, Heart Disease, Weight Loss by INH Research0 Comments

More than a third of Americans suffer from metabolic syndrome. The deadly condition increases your risk of heart disease fourfold. And it makes you 30 times more likely to develop diabetes.1

Metabolic syndrome is characterized by five risk factors: high blood pressure, high blood sugar, high levels of triglycerides, low levels of HDL (“good”) cholesterol, and belly fat. If you have three or more of these symptoms, you likely have metabolic syndrome.

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One Mineral Supplement Stops Bone Fractures (It’s Not Calcium)

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Each year more than 300,000 seniors are hospitalized with hip fractures. For many of them, it is the start of a downward health spiral that ends in death. One in five hip fracture patients will die within a year of their injury.1

A surprising number of people are at high risk for broken bones. About 40% of Americans over 50 have osteoporosis or low bone mass.

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Yoga Is Better Than Cardio for Lowering Blood Pressure

In All Health Watch, Blood Pressure, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular, Longevity by INH Research0 Comments

Doctors often tell patients with high blood pressure to exercise more.

And they usually recommend an aerobic workout. The Mayo Clinic advises that the best types of exercise to lower blood pressure include jogging, bicycling, swimming, and dancing.1

A new study shows that another form of exercise works better.

Researchers at the Sir Gangaram Hospital in Delhi, India, studied 60 people with prehypertension.

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Natural Supplement Stops Liver Disease, Study Finds

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A new study finds that one common supplement can achieve what no pharmaceutical company has been able to: stop life-threatening liver damage.

There is no drug treatment that can stop the progression of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH). This is a buildup of fat in the liver. It often progresses to deadly health problems like cirrhosis or liver cancer.

NASH is approaching epidemic proportions in the U.S.

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Meet America’s #1 Cause of Preventable Death (It’s Not Smoking)

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

For decades, the National Institute of Health has told us that smoking is the top cause of preventable deaths in the U.S.

Smoking leads to heart disease, lung cancer, emphysema, and other lethal illnesses. It kills 480,000 Americans a year. Research shows that smoking shortens lifespan by an average of 10 years.1

But a new study from Cleveland Clinic and New York University School of Medicine shows that obesity causes far more loss of life than tobacco use.

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