Fatty Liver

Treating Your Feet Can Help Your Heart

…changes noted in the water colors represent different toxins being drawn out of the body through the feet—toxins coming from the liver, lymph glands, joints, fatty tissue, etc. Now, while it’s true that the water does change color in these footbaths, it would do so even if your feet were not placed…

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How to Lower High Triglyceride Levels: 5 Easy Steps

What are triglycerides, and why should we worry about them? Triglycerides are fatty components that form when we eat more food than our bodies need. The liver converts the extra calories into a form of fat called triglycerides (think of “love handles”). Dietary sources of triglycerides include sugars…

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L-Carnitine Benefits Hold the Key to Good Health

…loss by improving metabolism and helping to burn fats * Preventing the accumulation of toxic fatty acids that can damage cell membranes * Enhancing circulation by improving blood flow * Maintaining liver function * Enhancing brain health * Improving overall well-being To Get The Benefits of L-carnitine…

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A Healthy Heart Diet Should Not Include High Fructose Corn Syrup

…differently in the body than other sugars. It is metabolized in the liver. Experimental animals fed large amounts of fructose develop fatty deposits and cirrhosis, similar to problems that develop in the livers of alcoholics. * In the liver, high fructose corn syrup is converted into triglycerides, fats…

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With Cholesterol, Focus on the Right Numbers

…cholesterol. HDL serves the body as a lipid garbage truck, picking up oxidized LDL and excess cholesterol particles and carrying them back to the liver for processing into steroid hormones and bile acids. HDL thus reduces the potential of LDL to get in harm’s way. What should your HDL levels be? Ideally…

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The 10 Most Common Heart Health Fallacies

…the so-called French paradox where despite eating rich, fatty foods and having average cholesterol of 250 the French experience a relatively low level of heart disease. But the French also have the highest incidence of cirrhosis of the liver in the world. So again, moderation is the name of the game…

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Healthy Heart Nutrition with Dark Chocolate

…formation. Although red wine in moderation (about one 6-oz. glass every other day) is reasonable, the daily intake of red wine can injure liver cells, and result in liver dysfunction. Keep in mind that although the French have a low incidence of heart disease, they also have the highest incidence of cirrhosis…

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Flax and Omega-3 Benefits for Blood Pressure

Discover why I recommend omega-3 benefits, in cooperation with omega-6 fatty acids, to maintain healthy blood pressure. Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), a component of the omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil and algae, is taken up by cardiac cells and can be used to calm the heart or decrease arrhythmia…

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5 Common Cardiovascular Myths

…the so-called French paradox where despite eating rich, fatty foods and having an average cholesterol of 250 the French experience a relatively low level of heart disease. But the French also have the highest incidence of cirrhosis of the liver in the world. So again, moderation is the name of the game…

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