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A Handful of Nuts a Day May Help You Live Longer!

A Handful of Nuts a Day May Help You Live Longer!

A recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine suggests people who eat nuts have a lower risk of death compared to people who never eat them. While nuts have long been associated with reduced risk of cardio-vascular disease and type 2 diabetes, among other chronic illnesses, my concern has always been with the amount of fat associated with eating nuts. But this study clearly...

Heart Health

Heart Health

Ways to lower your risk of heart disease Preventing heart disease has very little to do with simply lowering cholesterol with statin drugs. We believe we are treating the causes of heart disease by lowering cholesterol, lowering blood pressure or lowering blood sugar with medication. But, the real question is what causes high cholesterol in the first place. It is certainly not a medication...

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