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Chocolate Lowers Heart Disease Risk, Study Finds

In All Health Watch, Cholesterol, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular by Garry Messick0 Comments

If there was any doubt before, there should be none now…

Chocolate is good for your heart.

Past studies have shown that chocolate lowers bad cholesterol and prevents atrial fibrillation, a type of irregular heartbeat.

And now, new research provides perhaps the strongest evidence yet that eating chocolate improves cardiovascular health.

The massive study followed 336,289 people for nine years. It found that eating chocolate more than once a week led to an 8% lower risk of heart disease.

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Meditation Linked to 51% Reduction in Heart Disease

In All Health Watch, Blood Pressure, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular, Mental Health by Garry Messick0 Comments

For centuries, meditation has been used to treat mental conditions. It has been shown to reduce stress, slow brain aging, and even restore memory loss.

Now a new study shows that the ancient technique has powerful effects not only on your brain, but your body as well. Specifically, meditation is linked to a dramatic reduction in heart disease and the factors that contribute to it.

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Big Fat Heart Lie Exposed

In All Health Watch, Cholesterol, Diabetes, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, General Health, Heart and Cardiovascular, Heart Attacks, Heart Disease, Stroke by Garry Messick0 Comments

We’ve been fighting the wrong enemy.

In the war against America’s biggest killer, heart disease, doctors told us for decades that we needed to cut saturated fat.

This, it turns out, is nonsense spawned by bad science.

One of the worst offenders is the 1969 Los Angeles VA Study.[i]

It looked at 850 elderly veterans who were divided into two groups.

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Heartburn Drugs Increase Coronavirus Risk, Study Finds

In All Health Watch, Big Pharma, Coronavirus, Featured Article by Garry Messick0 Comments

Nature gave us stomach acid for a reason.

It helps our digestive system break down food and absorb nutrients. And it protects against germs.

When we eat something containing a virus or bacteria, our stomach acid kills it, stopping an infection before it starts.

But millions of Americans don’t have this protection.

Forty percent of older adults take heartburn drugs called proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) that suppress stomach acid production.

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The Strange Way COVID-19 Is Increasing Heart Attack Deaths

In All Health Watch, Coronavirus, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular, Heart Attacks, Heart Disease by Garry Messick0 Comments

Since March, 911 calls for medical emergencies have dropped by more than 26%.

At the same time, emergency calls to homes where someone has died have doubled, according a new study from the University at Buffalo/State University of New York.

What’s going on?

People are afraid to call an ambulance. They worry they will catch the coronavirus if they go to the hospital, researchers say.

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These Spices Fight the Underlying Cause of Cancer, Heart Disease, and Alzheimer’s

In All Health Watch, Alzheimer's and Memory, Cancer, Cognitive Health, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular by Garry Messick0 Comments

Out-of-control inflammation is how COVID-19 kills.

And inflammation is the underlying cause of cancer, heart disease, Alzheimer’s, diabetes, and many other deadly health conditions. A recent medical journal review called inflammation “the most significant cause of death in the world today.”[1]

Harvard University researchers go even further. They say inflammation may cause all disease. They call it the “unifying theory” of illness.

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