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One Fruit Stops Metabolic Syndrome, Study Finds

In All Health Watch, Anti-Aging, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular, Heart Attacks, Heart Disease, Weight Loss by INH Research0 Comments

More than a third of Americans suffer from metabolic syndrome. The deadly condition increases your risk of heart disease fourfold. And it makes you 30 times more likely to develop diabetes.1

Metabolic syndrome is characterized by five risk factors: high blood pressure, high blood sugar, high levels of triglycerides, low levels of HDL (“good”) cholesterol, and belly fat. If you have three or more of these symptoms, you likely have metabolic syndrome.

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We’ve Been Fighting the Wrong Enemy in the War on Heart Disease

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For decades, cardiologists have considered “soft” plaque your heart’s worst enemy. This is plaque made up mostly of cholesterol and fatty compounds. It’s also called “lipid-laden.”

Doctors believed that soft plaque in coronary arteries was the kind most likely to rupture, block the flow of blood, and give you a heart attack.1

Statin drugs are prescribed specifically to prevent soft plaque.

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New Statin Danger Revealed

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Would you jump into the middle of a fire to get out of the smoke?

A new study finds that is exactly what you do when you take statin drugs.

In the last 20 years, statin use has skyrocketed. At the same time, type 2 diabetes has become an epidemic. The new research shows the two trends are no coincidence.

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New Study: Red Meat Is NOT Bad for Your Heart

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“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

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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

In All Health Watch, Anti-Aging, Cholesterol, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular, Heart Disease by INH Research0 Comments

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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