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Your Doctor Takes Your Blood Pressure All Wrong

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

When was the last time your health care provider had you sit quietly for 12 minutes before taking your blood pressure?

Probably never.

And that means your readings may be falsely high.

Following the correct procedure when taking blood pressure readings is more important than ever. That’s because a few years ago new guidelines came out on when to treat hypertension.

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Little-Know Vitamin Heals Heart

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

This vitamin doesn’t get much attention. But researchers have discovered that it may be the single most important nutrient for your heart.

It prevents a serious and common condition that often leads to sudden cardiac arrest.[1]

Scientists at Augusta University in Georgia wanted to find out if this vitamin could stop left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH). It is a gradual enlargement and thickening of the walls of your heart’s left ventricle.

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One Fruit Juice Improves Sleep

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

Researchers have found a simple and natural way to end insomnia.

It can add almost 1 ½ hours to your sleep time—without the health risks of sleeping pills.

Professor Jack Losso is with the School of Nutrition and Food Sciences at Louisiana State University Agricultural Center. He led the study.

“Insomnia is quite common among older adults and it can lead to a range of health issues if left untreated,” said Professor Losso.

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The World’s Leading Killer Is Not What You Think

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

You’d probably never guess what the world’s biggest killer is.

It’s not heart disease… Or cancer… Or malaria… Or war.

It’s not even COVID-19.

A study in the journal The Lancet found that pollution causes an estimated 9 million premature deaths a year. That’s 15 times more than all wars and terrorism combined.

It’s eight times more than COVID-19.[1]

It’s three times more than malaria, AIDS, and tuberculosis combined.

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5 Vegetables That Are Healthier Cooked

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

Raw vegetables are all the rage among many health-conscious people. But cooked vegetables are not always nutritionally inferior.[1]

Many essential nutrients in vegetables are bound inside thick cellular walls. Cooking breaks down these walls and releases the nutrients. This increases their bioavailability. Cooking also softens cellulose fiber, which makes vegetables easier to digest.[2]

Here are five veggies that are actually healthier cooked than raw:

1.)

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An Extra Helping of Turkey May Help People With Gluten Issues

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

Thanksgiving can be a nightmare for people with celiac disease.

While everybody else looks forward to stuffing themselves, someone with gluten issues must worry about which dishes are safe and which may contain wheat, which causes their digestive system to go haywire.

Now, a new two-part study shows that celiac sufferers not only don’t have to fret about the main dish on Thanksgiving, they may want to go for seconds.

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