The Dangers of Sleeping Too Much

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Seniors who regularly slept more than eight hours per night had a 46 percent increased risk of stroke compared to those who slept between six and eight hours per night

Other health effects associated with consistently sleeping too much include depression, diabetes, weight gain, headaches, Continue reading

About Almonds: Raw or Rocket Fuel? Take Your Pick

almonds_raw_greenmedinfoAlmonds labeled “raw” in the United States are harboring a scary secret.  Here’s how you can avoid it.

Are almonds safe to eat? (And the question is relevant for the now almost ubiquitous almond milk Continue reading

10 Reasons You Should Include Raisins In Your Diet

raisinsRaisins are one of the most well known and versatile dried fruits available today. Raisins were produced in Persia and Egypt and were even mentioned in the Old Testament. It is not only tasty additions to cookies and cakes, but also provide several health benefits.

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More Evidence That a High Fiber Diet Promotes Good Health

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A high-fiber diet can help reduce your risk of premature death from any cause, likely because it helps to reduce your risk of some of the most common chronic diseases such as diabetes, Continue reading

Your Body Needs Full Spectrum Light for Optimal Function

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Humans are adapted to sunlight as a complex stimulus that helps keep your body healthy. Exposure to the 1500 wavelengths in sunlight enables your body to react in a balanced and beneficial way Continue reading

Important Reasons to Optimize Your Vitamin K2

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Vitamin K1 is the primary form of vitamin K responsible for blood clotting

Vitamin K2 is essential for bone strength and the health of arteries and blood vessels

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How to Help Prevent Age Related Muscle Loss

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Muscle aging may start at a relatively young age. By the time you’re in your 30s, age-related muscle loss (sarcopenia) may already have begun if you’ve neglected to take proactive steps to prevent it

Your muscles help keep your metabolic system intact, Continue reading

Majority of Fast Food Restaurants Get Fail Rating in Antibiotics Meat Report

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Chipotle’s and Panera Bread were the only fast food chains that earned “A” ratings; they are the only two that transparently affirm the majority of the meats served Continue reading

Coffee and Tea for Health

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Coffee and tea are rich in beneficial antioxidants and other plant compounds that may boost your health

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New Scientific Analysis Confirms Saturated Fats Have No Link to Heart Disease

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For decades, saturated fat has been wrongfully blamed for causing heart disease, but over 70 published studies overwhelmingly dispute this

A recent meta-analysis again found no association between high levels of saturated fat in the diet and heart disease, Continue reading

Change the Game by Taking Control of Your Health

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Conventional medicine is excellent at diagnosing disease, but where it fails miserably is in the treatment approaches. It only treats the symptoms, not the cause, typically using toxic drugs

There are safer, Continue reading

Alzheimer’s — A Disease Fed by Sugar

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Mounting research suggests Alzheimer’s disease is intricately connected to insulin resistance; even mild elevation of blood sugar is associated with an elevated risk for dementia

Diabetics have Continue reading

Are These 7 Exercise Myths Keeping You from Optimizing Your Health?

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Exercise is essential if you want to be optimally healthy and happy, but a number of fitness myths may be holding you back from starting or maintaining a long-term exercise program

No matter what your age, Continue reading

Adding Nuts to Your Diet May Help You Live Longer

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People who ate at least 10 grams (1/3 oz) of nuts per day had an average 23 percent reduced risk of death due to cancer, diabetes, and respiratory and Continue reading

What’s the Right Dose of Exercise for a Longer Life?

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The “Goldilocks zone” in which exercise produces the greatest benefit for longevity is between 150-450 minutes of moderate exercise per week, lowering your risk of early death by 31 and 39 percent respectively Continue reading