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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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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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For Weight Loss, Eat More Fat?

…the Weight Loss Takeaway for You? I’ve been saying this for years, that the low-fat craze in the 1990’s really hurt this country. The low-fat fad wasn’t based on science, but rather a theoretical association that consuming fats at nine calories per gram will contribute to more weight gain than…

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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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The Not So Sweet Truth About Artificial Sweeteners

…associated with GI disturbances and, in laboratory studies, even with weight gain. Artificial Sweeteners Can Also Lead to Weight Gain Many people don't realize it, but artificial sweeteners can actually cause you to gain weight. That's because the sweet taste of artificial sweeteners on your tongue…

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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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Could Omega-3s Boost Weight Loss?

…promote weight loss. In 2013 Kawada released the results of his investigation with mice. One group of mice received a diet rich in heavy fats, while the other groups received the same diet along with fish oils containing omega-3s. He found that the mice consuming omega-3–rich fish oil gained 15–25%…

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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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The Top 5 Heart Health Risk Factors You Want to Watch in 2016

…attend, I’m the one presenting. But quite often, I’m the one listening and learning—and often gain new cutting edge information that’s several years ahead of the curve. In fact, the information I gain at conferences is often a year ahead of the journals and three years ahead of books. At this point…

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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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Is Mold Affecting Your Heart, and Overall Health?

…of Mold Exposure? As I mentioned earlier, the health effects of mold can mimic a variety of other illnesses. Mold symptoms can include fatigue, weight gain, headaches, asthma or coughing or wheezing, chronic sinus infections, muscle and joint pain and weakness. They can also include visual disturbances…

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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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