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The Big Artificial Sweetener Lie

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

If you ask most people why they use artificial sweeteners, they’ll give you one of two answers…

They’ll tell you they use them to lose weight. 

Or they’ll say they use them because they are worried about diabetes.

What they don’t know is this…

Artificial sweeteners make you fatter, not thinner. And as a result, they raise, instead of lower, your risk of type 2 diabetes. 

The latest study backing this up was published in the journal Current Atherosclerosis Reports.

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The Surprising Thing Keeping You Awake at Night

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

Most of us think we know what causes insomnia…

Too much caffeine…stress…jet lag…using a computer at night…napping too much. 

A new study shows that there is another powerful factor that drives sleeplessness.

The research comes from the Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons. Investigators analyzed records from 50,000 participants in a women’s health study. They compared rates of insomnia with data on diet.

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Why Every Heart Patient Should Meditate

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

This is what kills more Americans than anything else…

Lack of blood flow to the heart. 

At the most fundamental level, this is how heart disease kills. It restricts coronary blood flow, causing heart attacks. 

Mainstream medicine uses stents, bypass surgery, statins, and an array of other drugs to increase blood flow to the heart. None of them work very well.

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Clean Air Quickly Improves Health

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

There’s no doubt that air pollution is bad for your health. Studies show breathing dirty air can trigger heart disease, cancer, strokes, cognitive problems, lung disease, and diabetes.[i] 

But, until a new study came out, nobody knew how fast your health improved when you started to breathe cleaner air. 

The Environmental Committee of the Forum of International Respiratory Societies looked at what happened in specific instances when the air became cleaner in certain cities.

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This Common Heart Drug Does More Harm Than Good

In All Health Watch, Big Pharma, Health Warning, Heart and Cardiovascular by Garry Messick0 Comments

Some 6 million Americans have been told they have heart failure. It is a grim diagnosis.

More than half will die within five years of finding out they have the condition.

And before they die, life will not be easy.

Their legs may swell with fluid. They may be out of breath after just taking a few steps.

Simple physical tasks may become impossible.

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To Lose Weight, Use the Clock, Not the Scale

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

There’s one device you’ll find in the home of almost every dieter…a scale.

But what if a clock did a better job promoting weight loss than a scale??

New research shows that it does. 

The study was published in the journal Cell Metabolism. Scientists had 19 overweight, prediabetic people do all their daily eating during a span of just over 10 hours.

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