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Why Coffee Is Better Than Energy Drinks

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

Drinking coffee has gone from a vice to a virtue.

Once seen as harmful to health, nutritional researchers now 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.

Most of the research links coffee’s health effects to caffeine.

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One Food Protects Your Brain From Air Pollution

In All Health Watch, Cognitive Health, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Nootropics and Brain Support by Garry Messick0 Comments

Air pollution is an underrated killer.

Most of us don’t think of it as a major threat to our health. But it’s linked to heart disease, cancer, strokes, cognitive problems, lung disease, and diabetes.

It’s responsible for 107,000 American deaths a year, according to a University of Minnesota study. That’s more people than die in car accidents.[1]

Another recent study found that even if you’ve never lit a cigarette in your life, your lungs may be as badly damaged as someone who has smoked a pack a day for 29 years if you live in one of six major U.S.

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A New Way Sugar Is Terrible for You

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

There are good reasons nutritionists consider sugar public enemy number one.

Gary Taubes, author of the best-selling exposé The Case Against Sugar, says the sweet substance is nothing less than a toxin.

And science backs him up.

Studies link sugar consumption to cancer, heart disease, Alzheimer’s, and diabetes.[1]

Now, new research has found yet another way sugar is terrible for you.

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Big Fat Heart Lie Exposed

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

We’ve been fighting the wrong enemy.

In the war against America’s biggest killer, heart disease, doctors told us for decades that we needed to cut saturated fat.

This, it turns out, is nonsense spawned by bad science.

One of the worst offenders is the 1969 Los Angeles VA Study.[i]

It looked at 850 elderly veterans who were divided into two groups.

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5 Healthy Habits That Prevent Alzheimer’s

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

Five behaviors lower your chances of Alzheimer’s disease. The more of them you follow, the lower your risk.

That’s the finding of major new study that was published in the journal Neurology.

The researchers analyzed lifestyle data from 2,765 older people. None had Alzheimer’s at the start of the study. After six years, 608 developed the disease.[1]

The researchers found these five healthy behaviors lowered Alzheimer’s risk:

  • A Mediterranean diet.
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Supplement Helps End Sugar Addiction, Study Finds

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

Sugar may be the single worst food for your health.

It’s linked to virtually all the biggest killers that plague Americans: heart disease, cancer, diabetes, obesity, Alzheimer’s… The list goes on and on.

But even though we know sugar is bad for us, we keep eating it.

The average American now consumes almost 17 teaspoons of it a day. That’s about 57 pounds a year.

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