Getting To The Heart of The Matter

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According to government statistics, prior to 1921 the leading cause of death in the United States had fluctuated between tuberculosis and influenza pneumonia. However, since then, heart disease has reigned supreme as the major cause of death.

The Newest Theory of Aging: Inflammaging

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Cracking the code on aging remains one of the biggest challenges in science today. As recently as a decade ago, the general aging theory focused on the oxidative stress model. Basically, the idea was that aging is due to the sustained accumulation of cellular damage and a lifetime of reactive oxygen species and free radicals coursing through our veins.

Avoid a Thanksgiving Food Coma This Year With These Healthy Eating Strategies

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Thanksgiving is no holiday for deprivation, but there are a few easy ways to make it through the meal without overdoing it. Here are some words of wisdom from our friends at realsimple.com. No one ever said Thanksgiving dinner was healthy. But there are certain tricks to make it a little healthier—and to avoid riding … Read more

The Antioxidant Rainbow: Baked Parmesan Tomatoes

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Top Three Brain Foods in One Meal! The right diet can prevent heart disease, high blood pressure or cancer. But now health experts are finding that certain foods are beneficial to brain function. There may be no cure for Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, but there are foods that play a positive role in overall brain health.

3 Proven Health Benefits of Blueberries

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Soon fresh blueberries will be cropping up everywhere from the corner grocery store to the local farmer’s market. This luscious beauty is America’s second favorite berry after strawberries. One of the few fruits native to North America, blueberries reach their peak in June and July.

3 Ways to Temper Your Temper

Another driver cut you off or your spouse says something that irks you; anger causes stress hormones to flood your bloodstream, causing your face to flush, your heart to race and your blood pressure to rise. According to the Berkeley Wellness Newsletter, there’s a large body of research that supports the idea that chronically angry people are at higher risk for cardiovascular disease.

Three Good Reasons to Get the Blues!

Three Good Reasons to Get the Blues!

Soon fresh blueberries will be cropping up everywhere from the corner grocery store to the local farmer’s market. This luscious beauty is America’s second favorite berry after strawberries. One of the few fruits native to North America, blueberries reach their peak in June and July.