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How Social Media Can Be Used To Track Heart Disease?

Social media like Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, Reddit and Pinterest are very popular among people, especially when they can easily be accessed via smartphones. People use them to express how they feel, what they do and even what they eat. Show More Summary

Heart Disease Prevention - Eat Whole Grains To Prevent Heart Disease And Live Longer

On Jan 5, 2015, researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health reported in the American Medical Association's journal ‘JAMA Internal Medicine’ that every daily serving of whole grains cut a person's risk of dying from heart disease by 9 percent and decreased the overall risk of dying from anything by 5 percent over a quarter-century. Show More Summary

Why Sitting Too Much Is Bad For Health?

A paper, which was published January 20, 2015 in the ‘Annals of Internal Medicine’ by Canadian Researchers, reported that longer sedentary time would increase the average risk of cancer, cardiovascular disease (heart disease and stroke) or Type-2 diabetes after reviewing 47 studies. Show More Summary

Heart Disease Prevention - How Can Avocado Help Prevent Heart Disease?

Being rich in nearly 20 vitamins and minerals, avocado contains potassium, lutein and folic acid. It not only is a good source of B vitamins but also has vitamins C and E, and natural plant chemicals. Recent study showed that avocado could lower cholesterol and hence reduce the risk of heart disease within weeks. Show More Summary

Is BPA Harmful?

Being an industrial chemical to make certain plastics and resins, BPA (bisphenol A) is found in polycarbonate plastics and epoxy resins. Polycarbonate plastics are often used in containers that store food and beverages like water bottles. Show More Summary

Heart Disease Prevention - How Is Snow Shoveling Linked To Heart Attack?

Snow shoveling is a unique form of exertion that can be vigorous. There is no doubt that physical activity performed over the long term could actually benefit one’s health by lowering the risk of heart disease and other medical disorders. Show More Summary

Heart Disease Prevention - Why Should People Eat More Brown Bread?

More and more people are consuming brown bread instead of the ordinary white bread because people believe brown bread is healthier for them. Brown bread, sometimes also called wholemeal, whole wheat or wholegrain bread, usually means the bread is made of unrefined whole-wheat grains. Show More Summary

Would Low-Carb Diet Outperform Low-Fat Diet Plan?

More than two-thirds of Americans are overweight or obese, and heart disease and cancer are the top two killers that are linked to obesity. It is obvious that people who are overweight or obese should try their best to get rid of the extra weight they have to lower the risk of getting heart disease or cancer. Show More Summary

Heart Disease Prevention - Would BPA Lead To Hypertension?

A recent study conducted by researchers from Seoul National University College of Medicine in South Korea found that people who drank out of cans lined with resins BPA might had a brief increase in their blood pressure. Their findings were published December 8, 2014 in the American Heart Association journal ‘Hypertension’. Show More Summary

What We Eat Are Influenced By What Friends Eat

Overweight or obese is a major health issue many nations are facing for years. Besides lack of physical activities, many health experts also blame unhealthy foods as the main culprit. Why do the experts so concern about overweight and...Show More Summary

Heart Disease Prevention - Which Is The Most Effective Diet Plan?

According to a study published September 3, 2014 in ‘JAMA (Journal of The American Medical Association)’, all the diet plans were equally effective after comparing diet plans like South Beach, Atkins and Weight Watchers. ResearchersShow More Summary

Which Wine Is The Healthiest One?

Alcohol indulgence has been classified as a risk factor for heart disease. But moderate consumption of wine was thought to be good for the heart. Health experts who have studied the science of grapes and health benefits in wine pointed...Show More Summary

Heart Disease Prevention - Would You Eat Tuna Everyday?

Being rich in omega-3 fatty acids, tuna fish contains 2 main kinds of omega-3 fatty acids, namely DHA and EPA. People who eat foods rich in DHA and EPA will have a lower risk of developing heart disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and stroke. Show More Summary

What Determine Dietary Quality Among Americans?

Eating a healthy diet can prevent many diseases including heart disease, cancer, high blood pressure and stroke. The message is clear and well understood by people. In fact, Americans’ eating habits have improved, except among the poor. Show More Summary

Heart Disease Prevention - New Test To Detect Heart Disease Risk

On December 15, 2014, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have approved a new test that might help health care professionals identify those patients before they experience a serious CHD event, like a heart attack. The test is designed...Show More Summary

How Is Bad Credit Linked To Heart Attack?

Many risk factors that might cause a person to get a heart attack include age, lack of physical activity, diabetes, obesity, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, stress, and family history of heart attack. But a recent study also link one’s credit score to getting a heart attack. Show More Summary

Heart Disease Prevention - Are American Kids Eating Too Much Salt?

Findings from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicated that more than 90 percent of kids are eating far too much salt, which is not coming from the saltshaker. An estimated 3,279 milligrams of sodium was consumed daily by the American school-aged children, as stipulated in their report on September 9, 2014. Show More Summary

A New Way To Treat Stroke!

Being the second most frequent cause of death worldwide in 2011, stroke accounted for 6.2 million deaths. Approximately 17 million people had a stroke in 2010 and 33 million people have previously had a stroke and were still alive. Overall two thirds of strokes occurred in those over 65 years old. Show More Summary

Heart Disease Prevention - Could Cynicism Cause Heart Disease And Dementia?

A Finnish study by researchers from University of Eastern Finland, Karolinska Institutet and Stockholm University, Sweden, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland and other institutes found that cynical people have a higher risk of heart disease, and are more likely to develop dementia. Show More Summary

Why You Should Avoid French Fries?

Most people, especially kids, like to eat French fries simply because they are delicious. Americans now eat an average of 4 servings of French fries every week for every man, woman and child. French fries contain primarily carbohydrates from the potato and fat absorbed during the deep-frying process. Show More Summary

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