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6 Food Cravings That Can Signal a Nutrient Deficiency

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

Have you started craving chocolate so much that you dream of visiting the Hershey factory? Do you consider salt one of the major food groups? Or maybe you can’t stay away from the sweet stuff.

It might not be your willpower that is collapsing. Food cravings can be triggered by nutrient deficiencies. Research by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has found that the urge to eat certain foods may be a symptom of a specific vitamin or mineral shortage.

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Considering Knee Replacement? Read This First

In All Health Watch, Anti-Aging, Arthritis, Featured Article by INH Research0 Comments

Americans have 640,000 knee replacement surgeries each year. This number has doubled since 2000. This is because more people with less severe osteoarthritis are getting new knees.1

But a new study reveals that the vast majority of patients see no real improvement in quality of life after having the surgery.

Researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Erasmus University Medical Center in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, followed 7,500 knee patients.

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Here’s a Better Way to Lower Blood Pressure

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

If you have high blood pressure, chances are your doctor will do two things:

  1. Tell you to cut salt.
  2. Put you on a blood pressure drug.

The problem with reducing salt is that it tastes good. We feel like we are depriving ourselves when our food is bland. Many people find it hard to stay on a low-sodium diet.

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Blood Thinners Double Heart Attack Risk, Study Finds.

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

First Big Pharma sells us rat poison disguised as a blood thinner and says it won’t harm our bodies. Now they’ve topped even that.

Since the 1950s, doctors have prescribed warfarin, marketed as Coumadin, to control atrial fibrillation (AF).1

AF is a type of irregular heartbeat. It affects about 3 million Americans. It can lead to blood clots in the heart.

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