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New Study: Red Meat Is NOT Bad for Your Heart

In All Health Watch, Blood Pressure, Cholesterol, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular, Heart Attacks, Heart Disease by INH Research0 Comments

“Beef—it’s what’s for dinner.”

This famous TV commercial line spoken by Robert Mitchum was launched in 1992 as the beef industry tried to fight off the entrenched medical belief that eating red meat caused disease.

Even today, U.S. nutritional guidelines still advise eating less than 3 ounces of beef or pork per day.1

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Why You Should Eat a Handful of Nuts Every Day

In All Health Watch, Cancer, Diabetes, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular, Heart Disease by INH Research0 Comments

An exhaustive medical analysis has revealed the amazing health benefits of nuts. Eating three-quarters of an ounce—about a handful—a day lowers your risk of diabetes, heart and respiratory diseases, and cancer.

The study, published in the journal BMC Medicine, was led by researchers from Imperial College London and the Norwegian University of Science and Technology.

The massive analysis examines health data from 819,000 subjects across 29 international studies.

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Tomato Compounds Fight Heart Disease, Study Shows

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Natural compounds in tomatoes lower the most dangerous form of cholesterol, a new study shows.

Most of us know that HDL is “good” cholesterol and LDL is “bad.” But there’s a type of cholesterol that is even worse than LDL. It’s oxidized LDL.

Oxidation of LDL cholesterol occurs when regular LDL particles in your body react with free radicals. The resulting oxidized LDL is more reactive to surrounding tissue.

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Vegetarian Diet Doesn’t Help Your Heart, Study Finds

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A massive new study shows that a vegetarian diet is no more heart-healthy than one with meat.1

Rutgers University scientists have painstakingly analyzed the U.S. National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. This is a major research effort that took a detailed look at the health and nutritional status of more than 12,000 Americans.2

The analysis showed that 2.3% of the people in the survey were vegetarians.

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Why Beer Is Healthier for Your Liver Than Other Types of Alcohol

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Great news for beer drinkers: Researchers have discovered that the hops in beer lessen the harmful effects of alcohol on the liver.1

Consuming too much alcohol can lead to liver damage, fatty liver disease, and cirrhosis. Most doctors recommend no more than one drink a day for women and two for men.2

But researchers from Friedrich Schiller University Jena in Germany found that all alcoholic beverages are not created equal when it comes to liver health.

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Low-Salt Diet Myth Debunked

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A new study explodes the long-held myth that cutting salt is good for your heart.

To the contrary, McMaster University scientists say a low-sodium diet actually is more likely to trigger a heart attack or stroke than one with a lot of salt.

Dr. Andrew Mente led the study. His findings show that a moderate amount of sodium is best. “Having neither too high nor too low levels of sodium is optimal for health,” he said.

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