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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 …

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 — …

Chocolate & Heart Health: No Longer Just For Romance

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Many of us happily know by now that a little dark chocolate goes a long way — not only does it make us feel good, it is good for our bodies as well. Cocoa and dark chocolate contains specific flavanols (a type of antioxidant family) that has been shown in studies to support healthy blood pressure and healthy inflammatory response. …

Support Heart Health With Red Yeast Rice And CoQ10

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Famous author, blogger, and speaker, Michael Hyatt once said, “It is not your experience, knowledge, or skills. Your heart is your most important leadership tool.” He sounded true, not only figuratively, but also matter-of-factly; when he voiced this quote. Without a second thought, your heart is a life-maintaining organ. A healthy heart means a healthy life. But, is it easy …

Naturally Increase Heart Health With Red Yeast Rice

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Your heart is the wellspring of your life. You owe it to yourself to make it healthy. Without any doubt, the abundance of cholesterols in the body is an enemy of your heart. If you want to have a healthy heart, you should have a check on cholesterols in your body, especially LDL (low-density lipoprotein or bad cholesterol). Red Yeast …

No Change in Heart Attack Rates for Younger U.S. Adults

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MONDAY, July 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Despite recent advances in preventing heart attacks among U.S. seniors, those gains don’t seem to have occurred among middle-aged adults — especially women, a new study reports. Heart attack hospitalization rates among young and middle-aged adults have remained stable during the previous decade, even as seniors of Medicare age experienced a better than …

Obesity-Related Ills May Shave Up to 8 Years Off Your Life: Study

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The heart disease and diabetes that often accompany obesity may rob people of almost a decade of life and close to two decades of a healthy life, Canadian researchers report. “Not only is excess body weight associated with a significant reduction in life expectancy, but with an even greater reduction in healthy life years,” said lead researcher Dr. Steven Grover, …

Only 4 in 10 Americans Eat Heart-Healthy Nuts Each Day, CDC Says

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Nutrition experts advocate including nuts in a heart-healthy diet, but a new study finds that about 60 percent of Americans don’t consume these foods on a daily basis. The study, released Dec. 17 by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the NCHS Data Brief, found that about 38 percent of American adults ate nuts each day, usually …

Could a Drink a Day Lower Your Risk for Heart Failure?

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Study found an association for middle-aged people, but experts stress that heavy drinking is never healthy Having a drink each day might help lower a middle-aged person’s odds for heart failure, a new study reveals. The investigation suggests that men in their 40s, 50s and 60s who drink as much as seven comparably sized glasses of wine, beer and/or spirits …