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Research studies have found that walnuts improve cognitive functioning, including memory, lowers the risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes and slows cancer progression. Researchers from Loma Linda University and the hospital Clinic of Barcelona have determined that walnut possess additional health benefits.



Cleveland Clinic researchers have demonstrated – for the first time – that targeting microbes in the gut may prevent heart disease brought on by nutrients contained in a diet rich in red meat, eggs and high-fat dairy products.


Cholesterol lowering drugs (statins) have serious side effects. Primarily, these drugs block the development of a critical anti-oxidant vitamin, CoQ10,that’s causes significant heart, liver, muscle and brain damage. A new study finds that statin use also impairs stem cell function, which helps in slowing hardening of the arteries (atherosclerosis), but hinders other body processes. Because of these effects, the study supports weighing individual risk when considering statins as a preventive measure.



Researchers at the University of Hawaii have found that senior citizen men can improve their heart health by adapting to a lifestyle that includes positive coping strategies to deal with life challenges and uncertainties.   Men who were found to have good coping, also had higher levels of “good” cholesterol compared to those who were […]




    A remarkable finding, that more heart attacks happen on Monday morning between 8:00 a.m. and 12 noon, than any other time of the week. Also, this clustering of heart attacks is unique to humans, and is not found in any other animal. Scientists theorize that it is not linked to biorhythms, but is […]

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