• Posts Tagged ‘Heart disease’

    Mediterranean-Style Diet May Improve Heart Function, Twin Study Reveals

    by  • June 17, 2010 • Nutrition, Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    According to a blog post at Science Daily a new twin study showed that eating a Mediterranean Style Diet may improve heart function.  That’s good news!    I love eating Mediterranean style foods. Click below to read the summary article. Mediterranean-Style Diet Improves Heart Function, Twin Study Shows Come back and read the Mayo Clinic...

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    A Handful of Pecans a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

    by  • January 25, 2010 • Nutrition • 0 Comments

    From:  http://www.ilovepecans.org “Clinical research studies have confirmed eating about a handful of pecans each day may help reduce the risk of heart disease, help lower cholesterol and aid in weight loss.  In addition, pecans are loaded with more than 19 vitamins and minerals, heart-healthy unsaturated fat, and contain no trans fat.  For more information...

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    How to Change Your Eating Habits After You or Your Loved One Has a Heart Attack

    by  • September 5, 2009 • Nutrition, Recipes • 0 Comments

    Image via Wikipedia Last month, the unthinkable happened. My brother-in-law had a massive heart attack (in his 40’s.) Fortunately, he made it to the hospital in time and suffered no permanent heart damage. But, here’s what happened. Everyone in the family started asking, how did this happen? There is no history of heart disease...

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    Is your Child at Risk for Heart Disease: New Study links low Vitamin D levels to high blood pressure and cholesterol

    by  • August 19, 2009 • Nutrition • 0 Comments

    Children today are not spending the time outdoors playing like they used to due to video games, computers, and safety concerns.  Not only this, when we do take them outside, we make sure they are covered in sunscreen.  The result is that many of our children are lacking the “sunshine vitamin”, vitamin D.   Two...

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