heart disease

Rosehips For The Heart

by on March 1, 2012

Overweight patients who took rose hip powder every day for six weeks saw significant improvements in their blood pressure and cholesterol levels. This study was reported in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition (EJCN). Though rose hips are known for their vitamin C content they are also thought to have a powerful anti-inflammatory effect too. […]

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By the way, following on from that story, if you’d like to read some “contrary views,” on cholesterol and heart disease, read: -Bryan Hubbard in What Doctors Don’t Tell You magazine -The Great Cholesterol Con by Dr Malcolm Kendrick -The Cholesterol Myths: Exposing the Fallacy That Saturated Fat and Cholesterol Cause Heart Disease by Uffe […]

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Eggs May Help The Heart

by on September 27, 2011

Eggs may actually be good for the heart – rather than bad for it because of the cholesterol they contain. Research at the University of Alberta has shown that, among other useful benefits, egg yolks contain the amino acids tryptophan and tyrosine, both of which are powerful antioxidants. In fact, an egg contains roughly the […]

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The mechanism which makes omega 3 fish oil effective appears to be the activation of receptors on macrophages – a type of white blood cell – found in abundance in body fat. This has been well known for some time, and it certainly helps to explain the huge benefits of fish oil for human health. […]

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