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Protein Drinks Cut Heart Attack and Stroke Risk

In All Health Watch, Blood Pressure, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Heart Attacks, Stroke by INH Research0 Comments

Whey protein drinks have long been used by bodybuilders to add muscle. More recently, they’ve become popular among seniors seeking a way to stay strong as they age.

But new research shows that protein supplements may be good for everyone. A surprising UK study found they lower blood pressure and cut the risk of heart attack and stroke.1

Researchers at the University of Reading had 38 people with borderline high blood pressure drink two commercial powdered whey protein shakes per day for eight weeks.

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Why Beer Is Healthier for Your Liver Than Other Types of Alcohol

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Great news for beer drinkers: Researchers have discovered that the hops in beer lessen the harmful effects of alcohol on the liver.1

Consuming too much alcohol can lead to liver damage, fatty liver disease, and cirrhosis. Most doctors recommend no more than one drink a day for women and two for men.2

But researchers from Friedrich Schiller University Jena in Germany found that all alcoholic beverages are not created equal when it comes to liver health.

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Never Take This Supplement If You’re a Stroke Survivor

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For years, women have been told to take calcium supplements to prevent osteoporosis.

But now an alarming study has found that women with a history of stroke are seven times more likely to develop dementia if they take calcium.1

Even women who have not had full-blown strokes but have suffered only mini-strokes are at risk. The researchers found that women with a marker for cerebrovascular disease, a sign of mini-strokes, are up to three times more likely to suffer dementia if they take calcium.

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Simple Ways to Lower Blood Sugar While at Your Desk

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High blood sugar can damage your nerves, blood vessels, and organs. It can give you a heart attack, type 2 diabetes, stroke, kidney failure, or even make you blind.1,2

One of the worst things for blood sugar is to sit for hours on end. But the problem is that many of us have jobs that require us to sit at a desk for at least eight hours every weekday.

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Low-Salt Diet Myth Debunked

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A new study explodes the long-held myth that cutting salt is good for your heart.

To the contrary, McMaster University scientists say a low-sodium diet actually is more likely to trigger a heart attack or stroke than one with a lot of salt.

Dr. Andrew Mente led the study. His findings show that a moderate amount of sodium is best. “Having neither too high nor too low levels of sodium is optimal for health,” he said.

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The Super-Fruit That Can Save Your Heart

In All Health Watch, Anti-Aging, Blood Pressure, Cholesterol, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular, Heart Attacks, Heart Disease, Longevity, Stroke by INH Research0 Comments

What if there was a fruit that could significantly lower your risk of heart disease? What if this super-fruit could actually repair damaged arteries, reverse arteriosclerosis, and regenerate blood vessels?

And what if it could do all this in just 12 weeks?

You’d make it part of your diet… In a heartbeat.

New research shows that if you are worried about your heart, you should consider black raspberries.

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