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Fiber the Powerful Antinutrient

This year, 2014 if there is one nutrient that I can’t stress enough for good health is FIBER. Yes that dreaded word, that antinutrient… but honestly it is so important for good human digestion and the millions of bacteria living … Continue reading

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The Importance of Nut Consumption and Reduced mortality

  Nut Consumption Linked to Reduced Death Rate, Study Suggests Nov. 20, 2013 — In the largest study of its kind, people who ate a daily handful of nuts were 20 percent less likely to die from any cause over a … Continue reading

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98 Year Medical Doctor, Vegan half his life

He explains how to lower your cholesterol and prevent heart disease.

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New Link Between Heart Disease and Red Meat: New Understanding of Cardiovascular Health Benefits of Vegan, Vegetarian Diets

Apr. 7, 2013 — A compound abundant in red meat and added as a supplement to popular energy drinks has been found to promote atherosclerosis — or the hardening or clogging of the arteries — according to Cleveland Clinic research … Continue reading

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Omega 3s not significant for heart attack prevention

View Link ScienceDaily (Sep. 11, 2012) — In a study that included nearly 70,000 patients, supplementation with omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids was not associated with a lower risk of all-cause death, cardiac death, sudden death, heart attack, or stroke, according to … Continue reading

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Buckwheat the forgotten wheat and a cholesterol lowering powerhouse.

When you reach for a pancake mix try choosing one with more fiber. Fiber sources like buckwheat has been shown to reduce fat absorption and bind well with cholesterol to lower total cholesterol. Don’t settle with white starchy pancakes reach … Continue reading

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Eating Your Greens Can Change the Effect of Your Genes On Heart Disease

“We observed that the effect of a high-risk genotype can be mitigated by consuming a diet high in fruits and vegetables,” said Sonia Anand, joint principal investigator of the study, and a researcher at the Population Health Research Institute and … Continue reading

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