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5 Ways to Help Prevent a Cardiac Event

…you want to. Walking just one mile, or more, a day improves your heart health, minimizes your stroke risk, and improves your blood pressure and blood sugar. Plus, it helps you shed unwanted pounds. 5. Discharge harmful electro-pollution with earthing. Everything from power lines and cordless or cell…

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A Delicious Heart-Healthy Breakfast—Overnight Oatmeal

…than other grains. That’s because the fiber digests slowly, releasing the sugar content at a gradual rate which helps you to maintain steady blood sugar. Oatmeal also contains heart-healthy essential fatty acids, and helps to lower your blood pressure. Plus, the beta glucans in oatmeal help to support…

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Best Multivitamins for Women: What the Media Didn't Report

…copper pipes. • There are no downsides to taking magnesium—only enormous benefits. Magnesium helps your blood pressure, bones, immune system, blood sugar, improves recovery from a heart attack, and more. You should be taking 500 mg daily. • There are also no downsides to taking vitamins B6 and folic…

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Important Warning About Statins and Diabetes

…own practice. One of my employee’s fathers had bypass surgery and I recently went over his lab work. He’s on a high-dose statin and both his blood sugar and A1C was elevated—and he’s never had diabetes before. I told my employee her father should cut that high-dose statin in half. Why Does Statin…

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The Truth About the Benefits of Vitamins

…the targeted nutrients your body needs, whether it’s extra calcium to keep your bones healthy or pycnogenol and bentofiamine to support healthy blood sugar. Now it’s your turn: Which vitamins do you take? You May Also Be Interested in * Key Nutrients for Vegetarians * Promote Breast Health with Foods…

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How to Control Your Sugar Intake

…parents control sugar intake (for themselves as well as their kids), youngsters typically gorge themselves over the next several days, sending blood sugar and insulin levels soaring toward weight and behavior problems, as well as seeding degenerative ailments, like diabetes, that are showing up at earlier…

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Heart-Healthy Diets: 6 Surprising Foods to Avoid

You likely know that junk foods like potato chips and cookies aren’t heart-healthy options. But there are other foods where the dangers are far less obvious. Here are the top foods you should avoid, not in my particular order—they’re all equally bad! For a Heart-Healthy Diet, Keep These Foods…

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Grapefruit Health Benefits and Side Effects

…eating it before a meal can help to curb your appetite so you're less likely to overeat. Plus, it's high in soluble fiber which helps to lower your blood sugar and promotes regularity. Also, grapefruits are rich in antioxidants and contain 77 mg of vitamin C per serving, which supports your overall health…

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For Weight Loss, Eat More Fat?

…science that shows that a high-carb diet can cause you to overeat because carbohydrates raise blood sugar too high, too quickly. Then, your pancreas has to release more insulin to bring your blood sugar back down, causing sugar levels to fall too low—which leads to more sugar cravings, overeating…

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Season Your Way to Better Heart Health

…heart attack. It also has terrific calming capabilities and is the treatment of choice for sea sickness as well. 10. Cinnamon — It helps regulate blood sugar levels. Now it’s your turn: Which of these heart-healthy seasonings are your favorites? You May Also Be Interested In * Cooking Healthy: 6 Surprising…

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Healthy Heart Nutrition with Dark Chocolate

…chocolate can act as a trigger-food or stimulant for people with an irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia). And, if you're diabetic, you must factor in the blood sugar problems that any sweet can cause and decide if chocolate is safe for you. The dark chocolate health benefits are not for everyone. For the rest…

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The World's Oldest Man: What We Can Learn from Walter Breuning

…bit to say you should eat three small, healthy meals a day. That way you’re continually energizing your body and your heart, and keeping your blood sugar steady. * Helping others. Human connectedness is extremely important to our mental outlook and wellbeing. One of the best ways to maintain that connectedness…

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Make Healthy Breakfast Choices

…Steel cut oatmeal mixed with chia or flaxseeds which are rich in fiber is a healthy breakfast choice—keeping you feeling full longer and your blood sugar steady. * DO Include Healthy Proteins in Your Breakfast: Farm-fresh organic eggs, avocado, and whey protein are all healthy breakfast choices. *…

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7 Reasons Why Exercise Is More Powerful than a Drug

…that as little as three hours of moderate exercise per week, such as walking, can reduce breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women. 7. Lower your blood sugar by improving your use of insulin and preventing insulin resistance and diabetes. Now it’s your turn: What is your favorite type of exercise? You…

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Budget Tips for Healthy Living

…worth the expense if you can make it a regular fixture in your life. Exercise serves your whole body well, including your heart, blood pressure, blood sugar, weight, and mood. Healthy Living Budget Tip #5: No matter how old you are, yoga benefits the heart, blood pressure, anxiety, depression, and many…

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6 Ways to Enjoy the Health Benefits of Apples

…Benefits of Apples 1. Cinnamon Apples: Slice up an apple, sprinkle a little cinnamon on top (not only does cinnamon taste good, it helps lower your blood sugar), and enjoy! 2. Harvest Chicken Medley: Place boneless, skinless chicken breasts in a casserole dish, along with chopped onions, apples, and a few…

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Walking Club Check-In: 10 Reasons to Walk!

…down, walk or do other exercise to lift your mood. Studies show that aerobic exercise is a quicker mood elevator than antidepressants. 7. Your blood sugar will decrease, improving your use of insulin and preventing insulin resistance or diabetes. 8. You'll age more gracefully. When flexibility, bone…

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