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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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It Saves 3.9 Million Lives a Year…and It Can Save Yours

In All Health Watch, Cancer, Cognitive Health, Diabetes, Featured Article, Fitness and Exercise, General Health, Heart and Cardiovascular by Garry Messick0 Comments

A new Cambridge University study found that there’s an existing health treatment so effective that it saves nearly 4 million lives every year around the world.

In the U.S. alone, it prevents 140,200 fatalities annually.

That’s roughly equivalent to the entire death toll so far from COVID-19.

The study found that this treatment is so effective it may be the single most lifesaving weapon against disease that mankind has.

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What’s the Coronavirus Risk of Going to a Football Game?

In All Health Watch, Coronavirus, Featured Article, General Health by Garry Messick0 Comments

Sports have been one of the biggest lifestyle casualties of the coronavirus pandemic.

Many of us are yearning for the day when we can go to a football, baseball, or basketball game…or even watch one on TV.

Sports fans are so desperate for entertainment that Russian table tennis, which is broadcast over the internet, has become the most-wagered sport worldwide.[1]

Major American sports leagues are pulling together plans to reopen in the coming months.

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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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Scientists Discover Simple Trick to Boost Your Mood

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, Fitness and Exercise, General Health, Mental Health by Garry Messick0 Comments

When we feel down in the dumps, most of us don’t want to do much of anything. Our first inclination is to just chill, maybe sit on the couch and watch some Netflix.

A new study shows that’s exactly the wrong strategy.

Research published in the Journal of Preventive Medicine found two seemingly opposite things that can help you break out of a bad mood: sleep and physical activity.

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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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