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For Weight Loss, Eat More Fat?

…release more insulin to bring your blood sugar back down, causing sugar levels to fall too low—which leads to more sugar cravings, overeating and weight gain. To move your diet—and your weight—in the right direction you want to limit your sugar and carbohydrate intake. Getting less than 50% of your…

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Holiday Weight Loss Tips

…their rapid weight loss products ready for the market. But you can survive the holidays with your waistline and health intact. In fact, holiday weight loss is more than possible if you follow my holiday weight loss tips! Holiday Weight Loss Tips Here's a great schedule of holiday weight loss tips for…

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Reducing Inflammation is the Secret to Weight Loss

…inflammation of the heart. But there’s actually more to the inflammation equation. There’s also an important connection between inflammation, weight gain, and a hormone called leptin. Leptin regulates your body’s level of fat by controlling your appetite and metabolism. So, as you add more fat tissue…

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Debunking the Gluten-Free Myth

…that they eat foods that are high in sugar which can cause inflammation and weight gain. Gluten-free diets have received a lot of press in the last few years—with people touting it as the “secret to better health and weight loss.” But is it in your best interest to go gluten free? To answer that…

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Important Warning About Statins and Diabetes

…there are several things we do know. Research has found that statins affect the HMG-coenzyme A reductase pathway, the same pathway that can lead to weight gain, insulin resistance, and diabetes. Those with a genetic weakness are especially vulnerable. Statins also impede important biochemical pathways as…

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The 10 Most Common Heart Health Fallacies

…-damaging inflammatory chemicals. Lowering your body weight by just 10 percent can bring down your blood pressure numbers and reduce your risk for type 2 diabetes. So when it comes to weight loss, keep in mind that a little means a lot. 5. No pain, no gain. Getting patients to exercise is a challenge for…

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A Healthy Heart Diet Should Not Include High Fructose Corn Syrup

…including both table sugar and high fructose corn syrup, generates a chain of hormonal reactions that contribute to weight gain and obesity, as well as arterial disease. Weight gain and obesity are the key risk factors for type 2 diabetes. * In animal studies reported just this year, a high fructose…

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Sugar is a Major Cause of Heart Disease

…inflammatory mayhem that eventually leads to heart attack and stroke. What’s worse is that excessive sugar consumption can also cause weight gain. Weight gain, combined with sustained high insulin levels, can lead to insulin resistance and diabetes—which further increases your risk of cardiovascular…

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How to Control Your Sugar Intake

…Who needs this jackpot of junk? * Beware of sodas. They are liquid candy—the number one dietary source of added sugars. Studies connect them to weight gain and numerous nutritional deficiencies. For example, sodas rich in phosphates inactivate magnesium, a critical mineral for your health. While I’m…

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The Side Effects & Symptoms of Statin Medications

…prescribed. In my opinion, the only people who should be on a statin drug are middle-aged males with coronary artery disease. That group has the most to gain. But for most people, the long list of side effects of statin drugs isn’t worth the risk. Regardless of that fact, doctors are still writing prescriptions…

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5 Foods That Can Lower Your Blood Pressure

…diastolic pressure by 5.5 points—reductions on par with those achieved by blood pressure medications. DASH participants realized these gains even without losing weight or cutting back on sodium. 2. Wild Alaskan salmon, organic nuts and seeds, free-range meats, sardines, DHA-fortified eggs, or fermented…

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