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Eating Plant, Seafood Based Omega-3s Reduces Heart Attack Risk By Up to 10%, New Study Finds

If you want to help your heart, modifying your diet can go a very long way. According to a recent study that was published in JAMA, ingesting plant and seafood-based omega-3s can reduce your risk of heart attack by as much as 10%. For the study, more than 45,000 participants ...

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A Few Servings Of Walnuts Weekly Benefits Older Americans, Says New Study

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Eat more walnuts and age better, says a new study that was published in the Journal of Nutrition. The study advises that by consuming between one and two servings of walnuts per week, approximately ¼ cup per serving, older Americans may be able to reduce the risk of developing physical ...

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Eating A Mediterranean Diet? Healthy Fats Won’t Make You Bulge, Study Says

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A lot of people have shifted to the Mediterranean diet in recent years, as one of the newer health food crazes takes center stage. But this fad had previously stoked some concerns, namely with the fattier foods like olive oil and nuts, which were thought to make your midsection bulge. ...

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Taken With A Grain Of Salt – American Heart Association In Dispute Of New Evidence That Low Sodium Diets Are Unsafe

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Take it easy on the salt! That’s what we’ve all been told by our doctors time and time again. It’s an age-old adage that represents good heart health, especially for older Americans that suffer from cardiovascular diseases. The American Heart Association has never backpedaled on this one. In a recent ...

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Just 2.7% Of Americans Lead A Healthy Lifestyle, Study Finds

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America is not technically the fattest country in the world, but ranks in the top-10 routinely. It’s our addiction to junk food, fast food and sugary beverages that has our belts being loosened and sees our waist sizes expanding. Unsurprisingly, a new study has found that a meager 2.7% of ...

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Certain Carbs Could Dramatically Increase Lung Cancer Risk, Study Says

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Scientists from the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have completed a study on lung cancer and the findings are rather startling. According to the results, processed, carb-rich foods like bagels, white bread, baguettes and even white rice can increase your risk of lung cancer by as much as ...

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