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‘Spare Tire’ Worse for Heart Than ‘Love Handles,’ Study Finds

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

If you’re carrying extra weight, it’s better to have “love handles” than a “spare tire.”

That’s the take-home message of a new study that shows belly fat is worse for your heart than flab elsewhere.1 A lot worse.

Researchers collected data on 1,106 men and women whose average age was 45. Scientists measured subcutaneous adipose fat. This is fat just under the skin.

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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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Surprising Diet Secret of the World’s Oldest Person

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

The world’s oldest person has lived to 117 by eating one food every day that cardiologists said would wreck her heart.

Emma Morano is the only living person known to have been alive during the 1800s. She was born on Nov. 29, 1899 in Verbania, Italy.

At age 20, Morano was diagnosed with anemia. Her doctor at the time told her to eat more eggs.

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Red Wine Protects Against Some of Smoking’s Ill Effects

In All Health Watch, Anti-Aging, Cancer, Cognitive Health, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular, Lung Cancer by INH Research0 Comments

A new study has uncovered a simple strategy to lessen the damage of smoking: Drink a glass or two of red wine before lighting up.

When you smoke a cigarette, immediate damage occurs in your blood vessels. Smoking introduces toxic chemicals into your bloodstream. They cause inflammation that prematurely ages the endothelial cells that make up the lining of your blood vessels.

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Dr. Eliaz: Use Your Toothbrush to Fight Cancer, Heart Disease

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By Dr. Isaac Eliaz, M.D.

Your dentist can do more than clean your teeth and keep them pain-free. A good dentist can save your life.

Research demonstrates strong connections between poor oral health and heart disease, cancer, and other life-threatening illnesses. As more integrative doctors, dentists, and health providers recognize these important relationships, we can see a gradual expansion in preventative medicine protocols to emphasize holistic oral and dental care.

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75% of Heart Attack Victims Break This Simple Rule

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

More than 100,000 Americans die of a heart attack each year. But that number would be much lower if the vast majority of them didn’t ignore one simple rule…

Call 911.

A study in the journal Circulation found that only 23% of people in the hospital for chest pain called 911. The others either drove themselves or had someone else drive them.

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