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Protein Powder for Muscle Gain: Timing Is Everything

In All Health Watch, Diet and Nutrition, Fitness and Exercise by INH Research0 Comments

Protein powder was once used mainly by bodybuilders. But now it has gone mainstream. 

It’s often used by seniors who want to maintain or add weight to avoid becoming thin and frail.  

Protein supplements are also used by people who don’t necessarily want to get heavier, but want to add muscle. 

Which of these goals you have should determine the time of day you take your protein powder, according to a Purdue University study.Read More

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7 Strange Heart Disease Symptoms

In All Health Watch, Heart and Cardiovascular, Heart Disease by INH Research0 Comments

You probably know that the classic signs of heart disease…  

They are chest pain and shortness of breath when you exert yourself.  

Other common symptoms include pain, numbness, or weakness in your legs, arms, upper abdomen, back, or neck.i 

But there are other, lesser-known signs of cardiac problems that you might never associate with heart disease. It’s important to be aware of them because heart disease remains America’s number one killer. Read More

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The Surprising Truth About Lasik Eye Surgery

In All Health Watch, Vision by INH Research0 Comments

Lasik surgery to correct poor eyesight is incredibly popular. More than 700,000 Americans have it every year.i 

But chances are, most of them don’t know that it has never been rigorously tested.  

That’s because, unlike new drugs, medical procedures don’t require large-scale clinical studies before they can be used. 

And of the few studies that tested Lasik, many were authored by doctors or laser manufacturers with a financial interest in the outcome.Read More

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The Baking Soda Inflammation Solution

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

Regular Health Watch readers know that we always try to bring you the best natural remedies. They often work better than drugs. And they don’t put you at risk for nasty side effects. 

We recently found a natural option for autoimmune diseases that hasn’t been tested in clinical trials. But it still shows so much promise that we think it’s important that you know about it.Read More

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Artificial Sweeteners Damage Blood Vessels

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

By now, most health-conscious people know that zero-calorie artificial sweeteners are useless for weight loss. In fact, they actually make you gain weight. 

But researchers also have found that they are dangerous to your health in another way that may surprise you… 

They damage your blood vessels.i 

A study from Marquette University is the most in-depth look ever at the biochemical changes caused by artificial sweeteners.Read More

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Blood Pressure Drug Linked to Pancreatic Cancer in Women

In All Health Watch, Blood Pressure, Cancer, Heart and Cardiovascular by INH Research0 Comments

There is no shortage of drugs to treat high blood pressure. 

No fewer than 14 different classes of medications have been approved for hypertension. And within those classes are more than 110 drugs.i 

So why would any doctor advise you to take one that not only works poorly, but also raises your risk for the deadliest type of cancer? 

Pancreatic cancer is the fourth leading cause of cancer death in the United States.Read More