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CoQ10: Improving Run Times & Heart Health

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Coenzyme Q10 not only has a pretty cool name (CoQ10), but it is one of the most powerful health-promoting supplements on the market. In fact, there are thousands of studies showing its positive influence on energy, specifically as energy relates to cardiovascular wellness. In fact, more recent research has shown that CoQ10 supplementation supports healthy cholesterol levels and thus may …

Getting Enough CoQ10 When On A Statin Cholesterol Management Drug

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You know by reading our blog forum that even reasonably healthy folks will likely be prescribed any number of pharmaceutical statins, courtesy of the new cholesterol treatment guidelines aggressively proposed by the American Heart Association. Nothing to fear, really. You should always be quite mindful of your own unique cholesterol levels. We say “unique” because cholesterol is a two-part number; …

Eating Walnuts Can Help Your Heart

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According to researchers in Germany, walnuts are great for the heart (and tasty, too). In a new study published in the peer-reviewed journal Metabolism, the scientific team gave study participants, who were reasonably healthy men and women, 1.5 ounces of walnuts to eat daily for eight weeks. The team checked the participants’ levels of LDL cholesterol and apolipoprotein B — …

The Truth About Vitamin E In Men

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There was much ado regarding a large-scale men’s health study a couple years ago that proclaimed men did not get any benefit whatsoever from vitamin E alone; nay, in fact, vitamin E, declared the researchers, “significantly increased the risk of prostate cancer among healthy men.” This particular study was part of what’s known as the SELECT (Selenium and Vitamin E …