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Cardiovascular Health

Surprisingly modest weight gain INCREASES the risk of heart and blood sugar problems, research reveals

The health benefits of maintaining a healthy weight are obvious to most people. However, a study out of Stanford is underscoring the dangers of weight gain to health in some key areas, including blood sugar balance and gut health.

How a Gluten-Free Diet Can Be Harmful

Michael Greger M.D., February 23rd, 2016
Until only a few years ago, almost the whole of the scientific world maintained that the wheat protein gluten would provoke negative effects only in people with rare conditions such as celiac disease or wheat allergies.

Only 1 TBSP of Coconut Oil Produces Powerful Health Changes, Study Confirms

Sayer Ji, GrePosted on November 16, 2015
A new study titled, “A coconut extra virgin oil-rich diet increases HDL cholesterol and decreases waist circumference and body mass in coronary artery disease patients,” holds great promisein those suffering from overweight, obesity, and heightened cardiovascular disease risk, and against which pharmaceutical approaches often fail.

Eating chocolate can protect you from heart attacks and strokes

By Lilley: (NaturalNews) Chocolate lovers, rejoice: researchers have found that eating chocolate can have a positive impact on your health. In a study involving nearly 158,000 men and women, they determined that a correlation existed between the consumption of chocolate and a diminished risk of stroke and heart attacks.

Live longer and improve your heart without moving a muscle

By Lowe: A study in Finland shows that an easy activity, that you can do sitting down, increases your life expectancy and drops your risk of a heart attack.

Research at the University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, shows that spending time in a sauna doesn’t just make you sweaty. It can also shrink your chances of heart problems and boost your life expectancy.

The Finnish researchers analyzed the health of more than 2,300 men ages 42 to 60 for a period of more than 20 years.

Avocados are heart healthy fruits that lower bad cholesterol and provide complete protein

By PF Louis: (NaturalNews) It's common for weight-watching types and cholesterol-concerned folks to shun avocados at restaurants and totally ignore them when shopping at food markets. But that's a mistake.

Not only have tests shown that this fruit is packed with nutrition, but it actually lowers LDL cholesterol and helps maintain proper weight while giving you the healthy fats that are needed for overall health.

Beetroot juice improves athletic performance and cardiovascular health

By Gutierrez:(NaturalNews) Many studies have shown that beetroot juice can improve athletic performance. Now, a study conducted by scientists at Kansas State University and published in the Journal of Nitric Oxide, Biology and Chemistry has shown that the beverage could also provide an important quality of life boost to people suffering from heart failure.

Celery can fight cancer, improve blood health and aid weight loss

By Ravensthorpe:(NaturalNews) Celery has long been associated with good health. The stalks of this aromatic plant, which is believed to have originated from the Mediterranean basin, has been used worldwide to treat countless medical issues ranging from mild constipation to serious inflammatory diseases. Today, over 1 billion pounds of celery are produced annually in the United States alone, with Michigan, Florida and California accounting for 80 percent of all celery production.(1)