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Think You’re Allergic to Nuts? Chances Are, You’re Not

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

More than 3 million Americans have been told by their doctors that they have a nut allergy.

Typically, they are diagnosed after eating something containing nuts and having a reaction. When they go to their doctor, they are given a skin prick or blood test to confirm their sensitivity.

If the test is positive, their doctor tells them to stay away from all nuts.

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

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

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

In All Health Watch, Cancer, Cholesterol, Diabetes, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular, Heart Attacks, Heart Disease, Stroke by INH Research0 Comments

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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Did Too Much Exercise Give ‘Biggest Loser’ Trainer a Heart Attack?

In All Health Watch, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Fitness and Exercise, Heart and Cardiovascular, Heart Attacks, Weight Loss by INH Research0 Comments

If there were a poster child for heart health, it would be Bob Harper.

He’s in impeccable shape. (If there’s an ounce of fat on him, it’s not visible.) He’s an avid CrossFit athlete. He’s an expert on nutrition, having written several books on the subject. He meditates regularly to reduce stress.1

And at age 51, he’s relatively young.

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