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The Full-Fat Dairy Myth Debunked

In All Health Watch, Blood Pressure, Cholesterol, Diabetes, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, General Health, Heart and Cardiovascular, Heart Attacks, Heart Disease, Stroke by Garry Messick0 Comments

For decades, mainstream doctors warned us to stay away from fatty dairy products. Butter, whole milk, and cheese would clog our arteries, they said.

So those of us worried about heart disease opted for skim milk, if we drank milk at all. And we chose other low-fat dairy products whenever possible.

In recent years, researchers have started to question this conventional “wisdom.”

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The Japanese Secret That May Lower Coronavirus Risk

In All Health Watch, Coronavirus, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, General Health by Garry Messick2 Comments

At first, doctors told us that COVID-19 was a disease of the lungs. It caused inflammation of the airways and pneumonia. This made breathing difficult or impossible.

But as the pandemic progressed, something strange started to happen.

Mysterious symptoms were being reported that seemed to have nothing to do with the lungs.

Some patients were dying from COVID-19-related strokes. Others had what doctors called “COVID toes.”

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The Surprising Reason You Can’t Lose Weight

In All Health Watch, Big Pharma, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, General Health, Weight Loss by Garry Messick0 Comments

The numbers, just like America’s waistlines, keep growing… 

Earlier this year, a Harvard University study concluded that nearly half of adults in the U.S. will be obese by 2030. 

Obesity is a true health scourge. It’s strongly linked to diabetes, cancer, fatty liver, heart disease, stroke, and osteoarthritis.[1]

The problem is so bad that it even threatens national security. According to the CDC, if we had a major war, we may not have enough soldiers to fight it because one in four young adults is now too heavy to serve in the military.

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The Anti-Alzheimer’s Food Ingredient You Need

In All Health Watch, Alzheimer's and Memory, Cognitive Health, Dementia, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article by Garry Messick0 Comments

A recent survey found that Americans fear Alzheimer’s more than any other illness, even cancer.[1]

We find it so terrifying because when Alzheimer’s robs us of our ability to think and remember, it essentially takes away who we are.

It is a horrible kind of living death.  But there’s another reason Alzheimer’s is scary…

Consider this list of the top eight medical causes of death in the U.S….

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If You’re Taking Daily Aspirin, You Need to Read This

In All Health Watch, Blood Pressure, Cholesterol, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular, Heart Attacks, Heart Disease, Stroke by Garry Messick0 Comments

For years, doctors recommended that seniors take a baby aspirin every day to prevent heart disease. The advice seemed to make sense because aspirin is a blood thinner.

Doctors and patients figured it could stop the blood clots that lead to heart attacks and strokes.  

The only problem is that there were no large, well-designed studies that showed this to be true.

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The Natural Solution for Fatty Liver Disease

In All Health Watch, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Health Warning by Garry Messick0 Comments

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is rarely mentioned as one of America’s worst health threats. Heart disease, cancer, Alzheimer’s, and diabetes get far more publicity.

But NAFLD is more common than any of these. And it can be just as deadly.

More than 30% of Americans have NAFLD. It’s also known simply as fatty liver.

You may associate liver problems with drinking.

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