Heart disease articles
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- 2007-04-01 17:12:17 - The risk of ischemic heart disease with low-fat, high-carbohydrate diets
- There is convincing scientific evidence that type of fat have a more important role in determining the risk of coronary heart disease(CHD) than total amount of fat in the diet.(1) However, because of misleading presentation of epidemiological data by some authors(1), the readers might be left with the impression that low-fat, high- carbohydrate diet is the best option for patients with CHD risk....
- 2007-04-01 17:12:17 - The one nutrient you must have to stay healthy
- Even if you eat right and take a vitamin and mineral
supplement you most likely are still deficient in omega 3
fatty acids. Most people just don't get enough of this vital
nutrient in their diet.
Here are just some of the many benefits you can get from
taking an omega 3 supplement such as fish oil.
Fish oil prevents second heart attacks bet...
- 2007-04-01 17:12:17 - The importance of an active lifestyle
- Over the past 15 years or so, we have been told that a healthy lifestyle is important. Scientists recommend we should be accumulating on average 60 minutes of exercises a day in order to maintain healthy levels. What exactly does that number mean? Over the course of a regular day, we should be doing some sort of physical activity that adds up to approximately 60 minutes. Whether it is in the gym o...
- 2007-04-01 17:12:17 - The history and usefulness of coenzyme q10
- Throughout my childhood I was aware of the importance of eating well and taking my vitamins. But the science of dietary supplements has come a long way since those days. And one of the stars in this scientific progression is Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10). CoQ10 is not a drug. It is a vitamin-like substance that is found in small amounts in a variety of foods and is synthesized within our body tissues....
- 2007-04-01 17:12:17 - The benefits of owning a home sauna -
- While a home sauna would seem like a luxury to most people, there are health benefits that make the price of it much easier to swallow. Saunas cause sweating which have many benefits including removing wastes from our bodies and regulating our body temperatures. Sweating also invigorates our body's skin.
Saunas also have positive metabolic effects, caused by the negative ions releas...
- 2007-04-01 17:12:17 - The balancing act of omega fatty acids
- Generally it can be said that most of us do not get a good balance of essential fatty acids in our diet. Perhaps this does not sound like late breaking news. However most of what we consider news does not directly impact our lives. An earthquake half way around the world will make the headlines. But in reality most of us are insulated from its effects. Essential fatty acids on the other hand will ...
- 2007-04-01 17:12:17 - Ten of the best supplements that men need for optimum nutrition
- There are many nutrition supplements at your local health food
store. So many to choose from so confusing which ones are the
right ones. How many should you take? Here you will learn what
you need to take for the best health benefits. A word of warning
here although these products are convenient getting some of your
nutrition in liquid form or capsules is only re...
- 2007-04-01 17:12:17 - Ten critical keys to vibrant health and longevity.
- The BAD NEWS: You have a 95% chance of dying prematurely and needlessly from heart disease, stroke, cancer or diabetes. If you continue the common (?normal?) lifestyle that most people live (out of ignorance), you WILL get the same tragic results that most people get! Is that what you want?
The GOOD NEWS: Your body has the God given capacity to prevent, reverse and cure any conditio...
- 2007-04-01 17:12:17 - Soy foods for better health
- Soyfoods aid longevity. Although a few authors dispute this, most literature found on the reputable internet sources show that traditional soyfoods, especially those
with live cultures, correlate with reduced risks of various diseases without negative side effects. But the maximum benefit comes from using soy foods to replace a large
fraction of the diet normally occupied by high sou...
- 2007-04-01 17:12:17 - Sleep deprivation - alarming new studies
- There have been several studies recently that link sleep deprivation with an increased risk of developing diabetes, obesity, heart disease and cancer.
That's rather scary when you consider 3.5 million Americans suffer from insomnia.
With regard to the obesity cases, researchers have found that even mild sleep deprivation can disrupt the hormones ghrelin and leptin tha...
- 2007-04-01 17:12:17 - Prostate cancer sun and vitamin d
- Cancer Centres in USA compared the lifetime sun exposure in men with advanced prostate cancer and men without disease and they suggest that men who had spent more time in the sun they lives were with low risk of prostate cancer.
New studies in prostate cancer indicate that the men who spent more time in the sun in their live usually can reduce prostate cancer in about 50%
- 2007-04-01 17:12:17 - Press releaseprestigious doctor joins comprehensive alternative medicine center
LifeWorks Wellness Center announces the addition of Dr. Dean Silver, a board certified specialist in internal medicine and cardiology who will be a new doctor on the LifeWorks medical team. Adding Dr. Silver's expertise in many different alternative and complementary modalities, including anti-aging medicine, cancer, diabetes, heart disease, and natural hormone replacement, helps L...
- 2007-04-01 17:12:17 - Press release famous wellness website sounds alarm about obesity
- Famous Wellness Website Sounds Alarm About Obesity
Obesity has now grown into a deadly disease in its own right, warns HBW.
July 13, 2004 --Health-Beauty-Wellness.com has just added a whole new weight loss and nutrition section to its website. It starts with an article aptly titled "Ten Important Things to Know before
You Join a Weight Loss Program", which you ...
- 2007-04-01 17:12:17 - Potatoes are healthful!
- Not deep fried potatoes.
Not potatoes smothered in butter, margarine, or sour cream.
Low fat yogurt can be used as a topping, plain or with herbs and spices.
But try potatoes that are baked, boiled, fried on a non-stick surface with a minimum of oil or non-stick spray, chopped into soups and stews, and on, and on.
It is extremely unfortun...
- 2007-04-01 17:12:17 - Our guide to the reishi mushroom
- The Reishi mushroom, used for thousands of years as a medicinal herb, has many therapeutic and medicinal properties. Used mostly in the far East of China and Japan, there are many uses for this supplement. Some of the more important functions include boosting your immune function, reducing your stress while helping to increase relaxation, fighting fatigue in the body while boosting energy and vita...
- 2007-04-01 17:12:17 - Omega 3 fish oil and weight loss
- Copyright 2005 David McEvoy
A lot of people still don't know there are fat burning foods that can actually increase the number of fat calories your body burns each day? These are know as free foods and are generally low in calories; in fact some of these foods are so low in calories that your body actually burns more calories metabolising them, than the total amount of calories in t...
- 2007-04-01 17:12:17 - Omega 3 and reduced risk of myocardial infarction
- Myocardial infarction is a technical term used to describe an irreversible injury to heart muscle. It is normally used as a synonym for a heart attack and will be so used in this essay. Myocardial infarction is normally related to progressive atherosclerosis (blockage of the arteries.) Essentially the heart is slowly starved of oxygen and stops functioning properly causing irreparable damage and e...
- 2007-04-01 17:12:17 - Omega 3, a medical miracle
- Leave your drugs in the chemist's pot if you can heal the patient with food." Hippocrates.
Lately we have all heard so much about omega 3, and its many health benefits. When I turn my radio on in the morning, there are at least 3 Omega 3 advertisements in a 1 hour period. Omega-3 fatty acids are polyunsaturated fatty acids found in certain fish tissues, and in vegetable sources. A n...
- 2007-04-01 17:12:17 - Olive oil -not just for popeye
- Archeological records indicate that man has cultivated the olive tree for about 6,000 years; having been especially popular in the Isle of Crete (which as you recall, also appeared in the Seven Countries Study to be the site of the lowest incidence of heart disease). All oils that we use for eating and cooking contain "fat" and olive oil is no exception. However, it is mostly monounsaturated fat a...
- 2007-04-01 17:12:17 - Obesity and weight loss explained
- What is Obesity?
Obesity means an excessively high proportion of body fat. Overweight refers to an excess of body weight, but not necessarily body fat. Health professionals use a measurement called body mass index (BMI) to classify an adult's weight as healthy, overweight, or obese. BMI describes body weight relative to height and is correlated with total body fat content in most ad...
- 2007-04-01 17:12:17 - Obesity & diabetes
- Health is a big asset which requires proper care and nurturing. A fit and trim body gives inner and outer confidence whereas an obese physique makes you dull and pessimistic. Obesity breeds other diseases and makes our existence uncomfortable and unpleasant. It also results in emotional suffering which is one of the most painful parts of obesity.
Obesity is not just a cosmetic probl...
- 2007-04-01 17:12:17 - Nuts to you... just one way to a healthy heart
- Nuts are readily available and provide a highly nutritious food. In addition to protein, carbohydrate, and fat, nuts contain many other important nutrients: fiber, vitamin E, folic acid, potassium, and magnesium. Although on some food charts you may see nuts listed in the same food category as diary products, eggs, and red meat because of the fat content, new information calls into question this d...
- 2007-04-01 17:12:17 - Nutrional dos and dont's
- Questions like "What do you recommend? What should people eat?" or ?What exactly it is the proper diet?? can not be answered only with "eat less fat" or ?exercise more? and ?base your diet on low fat food like.?. This "do's and don'ts" will direct you towards a plant-based diet. Although nutrition is a more complicated mater and it can not be solved in a few phrases, this can be a start.
- 2007-04-01 17:12:17 - Not all antioxidants are created equal!
- The growing numbers of health conscious people today living more vibrant lives owe much to the efforts and research of certain pioneers who braved ridicule, for without them, many of us now wouldn't be aware of the general benefits of taking antioxidant supplements.
To take a particular notable example, great scientist and humanitarian Linus Pauling (the only man to win 2 unshared N...
- 2007-04-01 17:12:17 - Mediterranean diet - what is it?
- Well, to begin with, there isn't really any one Mediterranean Diet! There's a whole swag of countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea. The basic Mediterranean Diet has common characteristics even if the sourrounding countries differ in culture, language and recipes to some extent.
* an extensive intake of fruits, vegetables, bread and cereals, potatoes, beans, nuts and seeds
- 2007-04-01 17:12:17 - Medical malpractice cases: trends and insights -
- An incidence of medical malpractice can be a difficult matter to prove. Recent statistics indicate that almost two-thirds of all cases result in victory for the defendant. The attorney is required to prove both negligence on the part of the caregiver, and damage or loss as a result of this negligence. Despite the difficulty this often presents, the prevalence of large malpractice insurance policie...
- 2007-04-01 17:12:17 - Make the link between diabetes and heart disease
- (ARA) - Diabetes is a complex disease that can be difficult to understand and an even greater challenge to manage. The most life-threatening complications of diabetes are heart disease and stroke, which strike two out of three people with diabetes. Alarmingly, most people who have diabetes are unaware of their increased risk for heart disease and stroke. The good news is that people with diabetes ...
- 2007-04-01 17:12:17 - Is that healthy fish really so healthful?
- Is That Healthy Fish Really So Healthful?
By Margot B
ELLE Magazine's April issue explores how the most health-conscious eaters may be exposing themselves to dangerous levels of mercury. For years fish has been a dietary staple among weight-watchers and the most health-conscious consumers. Many believe that the omega-3 fatty acids in salmon and tuna can preven...
- 2007-04-01 17:12:17 - Interpreting an ekg -
- EKGs can assist doctors in diagnosing and determining any current or past heart abnormalities and are often a regular screening for those with heart disease. Through electrodes attached at various strategic body points, the EKG machine records the electrical impulses of the heart. The results of the impulses are displayed on a computer monitor and then printed onto graph paper. The attending physi...
- 2007-04-01 17:12:17 - How the protein diet works
- Protein is an essential nutrient necessary for maintaining good health. In its basic form protein consists of amino acid chains. Of the 22 amino acids that are capable of creating protein, 8 of these can only be obtained through a protein diet. Because these amino acids are utilized by the body a low protein diet can affect a host of very important functions. The building of our skin, hair, nails ...