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‘Spare Tire’ Worse for Heart than ‘Love Handles,’ Study Finds

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If you’re carrying extra weight, it’s better to have “love handles” than a “spare tire.”

That’s the take-home message of a new study that shows belly fat is worse for your heart than flab elsewhere.1 A lot worse.

Researchers collected data on 1,106 men and women whose average age was 45. Scientists measured subcutaneous adipose fat. This is fat just under the skin.

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Tomato Compounds Fight Heart Disease, Study Shows

In All Health Watch, Anti-Aging, Cholesterol, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular by INH Research0 Comments

Natural compounds in tomatoes lower the most dangerous form of cholesterol, a new study shows.

Most of us know that HDL is “good” cholesterol and LDL is “bad.” But there’s a type of cholesterol that is even worse than LDL. It’s oxidized LDL.

Oxidation of LDL cholesterol occurs when regular LDL particles in your body react with free radicals. The resulting oxidized LDL is more reactive to surrounding tissue.

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Surprising Diet Secret of the World’s Oldest Person

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The world’s oldest person has lived to 117 by eating one food every day that cardiologists said would wreck her heart.

Emma Morano is the only living person known to have been alive during the 1800s. She was born on Nov. 29, 1899 in Verbania, Italy.

At age 20, Morano was diagnosed with anemia. Her doctor at the time told her to eat more eggs.

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Eating Seafood Once a Week Boosts Memory, Study Finds

In All Health Watch, Cognitive Health, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Nootropics and Brain Support, Weight Loss by INH Research0 Comments

For centuries, fish has been known as “brain food.” Now, an ongoing research project shows there is a scientific basis for this folklore.

Scientists at Rush University in Chicago have been studying the effects of seafood on the brain for over a decade. As part of the Rush Memory and Aging Project, they have been closely tracking 915 seniors since 1997.

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Red Wine Protects Against Some of Smoking’s Ill Effects

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A new study has uncovered a simple strategy to lessen the damage of smoking: Drink a glass or two of red wine before lighting up.

When you smoke a cigarette, immediate damage occurs in your blood vessels. Smoking introduces toxic chemicals into your bloodstream. They cause inflammation that prematurely ages the endothelial cells that make up the lining of your blood vessels.

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5 Hidden Sources of High-Fructose Corn Syrup

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High-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is one of the worst things you can put in your body.

Studies show it is linked to some of the world’s deadliest diseases.1

Why is HFCS so lethal? Unlike other sugars, HFCS is metabolized almost entirely in the liver. And when you drink a soda or eat something full of HFCS, your liver is overwhelmed.

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