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Blog Profile / Heart Disease Prevention

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Why Has Childhood Obesity Dropped Among Young Kids?

Childhood obesity remains a headache for many nations around the world as it can lead to a number of chronic medical conditions including heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke, Type-2 diabetes and even some cancers. However, the...Show More Summary

Heart Disease Prevention - How Is Parenting Style Linked To Child Obesity?

Among many others, unhealthy diet with plenty of saturated fat and lack of physical activities are always being accused as the main culprits that cause the obesity epidemic. Recently, researchers from McGill University and Concordia University identified another link that could lead to childhood obesity - parenting style. Show More Summary

Lower Number Of Heart Disease And Stroke Linked To Diabetes

Diabetes is disease in which a person’s blood sugar level is higher than normal. In general, there are 2 main types of diabetes, namely Type-1 and Type-2 diabetes. Type-1 diabetes results from the body’s failure to produce sufficient...Show More Summary

Heart Disease Prevention - Is Coconut A Healthy Food?

It seems that coconut is a food that should be avoided. But lately, people are pouring coconut into coffee and spreading it on toast, lured by endorsement from celebrities and enticed by promise that coconut can banish belly fat, boost heart health and even stave off the effects of Alzheimer’s disease. Show More Summary

Understanding Relation Between Disease and Salt Intake

Human body needs salt (contains approximately 40 percent of sodium) to perform a variety of essential functions. Sodium helps maintain the fluid balance and cardiovascular function in the body and plays an important role in the nervous system. Show More Summary

Heart Disease Prevention - Are Americans Fat Because of Cheap Food?

Why are Americans so fat? Is it because of the sedentary lifestyle, expensive healthy food, or is it because of socioeconomic status, race or geography? The answer is no, according to researchers from Rand Corporation and UniversityShow More Summary

Heart Disease Prevention - Can Coffee Lovers Be Spared From Diabetes?

Coffee is one of the world's most popular drinks, but it is frequently being blamed because of the caffeine contained therein. That is why people have been advised not to consume too much coffee. Nevertheless, a new study suggested that an extra cup of coffee might be associated with a lower risk of Type-2 diabetes. Show More Summary

Could Diet Soda Help Lose Weigh?

Health professionals have accused unhealthy diet and sedentary lifestyle as the main culprits that are responsible for the obesity epidemic. Being preferred beverages for many people especially the youngsters, sugary soda and drinks are categorized as part of an unhealthy diet. Show More Summary

Why Physical Activity Is Important For Stroke Prevention?

With the help of physical activity, the risk of heart disease and stroke could greatly be reduced. Regular physical activity can also help prevent and control high blood pressure, high cholesterol, Type-2 diabetes, osteoporosis, obesity and certain types of cancer. Show More Summary

Heart Disease Prevention - What Can Be Done To Prevent Diabetes?

Weight is the single most contributing environmental factor in the development of Type-2 diabetes, and a person’s weight can always be controlled. Intentional weight loss could not only prevent or control Type-2 diabetes but also improve...Show More Summary

Assess Stroke Risk Through Eye!

High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is not only a risk factor for heart disease but also the single most significant risk factor for stroke. Stroke occurs when blood flow stops flowing to the brain, either because of a clot or a hemorrhage. Show More Summary

Heart Disease Prevention - New Guidelines For Doctors To Fight Obesity!

In November 2013, new guidelines were issued by a group of medical organizations that include the American Heart Association, the American College of Cardiology and the Obesity Society to fight the nation’s obesity epidemic. DoctorsShow More Summary

Are Kids Eating More Healthy Food Now?

Data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (2009-2010) showed that about one-third of children and adolescents aged between 6 and 19 are considered to be overweight or obese and among them, more than 1 in 6 are considered to be obese. Show More Summary

Heart Disease Prevention - Mental Deficits Might Be Caused By Heart Disease!

According to a new study, young adults with cardiac risk factors like high blood pressure and elevated glucose levels could have significantly worse cognitive function in middle age. Researchers from University of California, San Francisco...Show More Summary

When Are Smokers Likely To Think About Quitting?

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), there is an estimated 1 billion smokers worldwide. In the United States alone, nearly 44 million adults are smokers. Besides cancers, cigarette smoking can increase a person’s risk of getting many chronic diseases including respiratory disease, heart disease, high blood pressure and stroke. Show More Summary

Heart Disease Prevention - What Is All About The New Cholesterol Guidelines?

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Another Reason Why You Should Not Smoke?

Being the largest cause of preventable death in the world, smoking can lead to numerous diseases including cancer, respiratory disease, heart disease, hypertension (high blood pressure) and stroke. Smoking can by itself increase the risk of heart disease. Show More Summary

The Danger Of Too Much Added Sugar!

Who do not like desserts? Not too many can give a straight answer by saying “No, I don’t like dessert!” But before indulging in these yummy foods, one should be aware that they have a harmful ingredient called added sugar. Added sugars...Show More Summary

Should Stroke Survivors Get Evaluation Before Driving?

A stroke is a condition in which the brain cells suddenly die as a result of oxygen deficiency. It can be caused by an obstruction in the blood flow (known as ischemic stroke) or the rupture of an artery (called hemorrhagic stroke) that feeds the brain. Show More Summary

Is Butter Coffee A Healthy Drink?

Being one of the most popular beverages in the world, coffee is a must-have drink for many especially in the morning. People who drink coffee believe that it will keep them aware because of the caffeine contained therein. Experts have been debating over the health effect of coffee for quite some time. Show More Summary

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