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Heart Attack Risk Increases The Later You Eat Dinner

It is no secret that your diet and lifestyle choices have a direct effect on your heart. Choosing meals low in sodium and keeping an active lifestyle can lower blood pressure and decrease the chances of a heart attack, but research has now found that the timing of your meals may be just important as the nutrients you put in your body.

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Lower Your Cholesterol With These Savory Sandwich Options!

High cholesterol leads to significant heart problems over time. When your blood is filled with too much cholesterol it begins to clog your arteries, and this leads to the heart not getting necessary oxygen and blood flow. Lowering your cholesterol and preventing heart disease and a possible heart attack means you should rethink your diet, and this involves cutting back on salt, saturated fats, and sugar.

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Online Calculator Can Help Young Adults Prevent Heart Disease

Wouldn't it be cool to know if you're at a higher risk for heart disease? Well, an online calculator might be able to help young adults determine if they are at risk of developing heart disease by the time they reach middle age. By using this tool, you should be able to make important lifestyle changes that could potentially save your life.

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The Greatest Health Food Cover-Up: Fish Oil Vs. The Sugar Industry

There is a misinformation campaign that has been underway by the sugar industry. Multinational food and sugar companies have been funding recent studies in an attempt to convince the American people sugar is not so bad for us. They have deflected the cause of our country's weight gain to fat consumption. Increased evidence suggests this is not the case.

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A Menopausal Symptom You Should Know About - Dry Eyes

Menopause is a time in a woman's life when her hormones change causing various symptoms to happen in her body. The most well-known symptoms of menopause are hot flashes, mood swings, irregular periods and insomnia. A symptom most people don't know about that may happen right before, during and after menopause is dry eye syndrome.

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Menopause And Heart Attacks - What Women Should Look Out For

Heart disease, sadly, is the number one killer of women. In fact, the risk for heart disease and attacks in women increases dramatically around the time they go through menopause (which typically happens between ages 50 and 54). Menopause itself does not cause heart disease, but various factors that happen during that time play a major part. It's important to recognize symptoms of heart disease, how factors during menopause ultimately can lead to heart issues, and what you can to do to fight it.

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Is Drinking Wine A Good Idea For Diabetics?

Those living with diabetes face a daily task of vigilance: monitoring their food intake in accordance with their blood sugar levels. It can be a challenge, to say the least. Many find themselves wondering what is safe to consume and what is not. Is it safe for people with diabetes to drink alcohol?

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How Your Smartphone Might Be Making You Blind

In today's digital age, have you ever taken a breather from the automation of everything to notice how often humans interact with screens? Think about it: we wake up and watch the news with breakfast, then spend eight grueling hours in front of our work desktops only to come home and binge watch our favorite Netflix series for five hours before catching some Zs.

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Exercise: How Bad Is Too Much Of A Good Thing?

Everybody knows that regular exercise is supposed to be good for you, right? As it turns out, too much of a good thing can actually prove to be harmful, according to a recent study based on research done in the United States. Here are the most important takeaways from the study.

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Researchers Discover New Information About Breast Cancer

While there's a litany of health issues one must be aware of, breast cancer in women is often one of the most concerning. For decades, researchers have worked tirelessly to learn as much as they can about this illness. More and more data is collected with each passing year, but a recent discovery about some cancer-causing genes is gaining a lot of attention in the medical community.

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Eating Dinner Earlier Links To Lowering Your Risk For Cancer

We all know eating a late dinner isn’t the healthiest choice to make. But what if getting dinner on the table earlier could help lower your risk for cancer. A recent study conducted by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health in Spain seems to think it’s possible. Although the correlation between food and cancer has been investigated for years, this is the first study to investigate the timing of our meals.

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Diabetics Can Stay Healthy And Eat Fast Food—Here Are Your Options

If you’re diabetic, can you eat fast food and stick to your eating plan? Yes. We don’t recommend eating fast food, but there are healthful options out there for diabetics. Most fast food places have their menus online and include nutrition information. Most dieticians agree diabetics need to keep stable levels of blood sugars, and they should eat about 45 to 60 carbohydrates per meal. Here are some ways to eat well and fast, too.

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Cut Out Food Cravings In 3 Simple Steps

More than 50 percent of people have foods cravings, not once in a while, but regularly. Unfortunately, food cravings are one of the biggest culprits to why dieters have so much trouble keeping weight off. While it may be impossible to make the food cravings go away entirely, there are ways to prevent yourself from giving in to them. These three, in particular, are easy ways to kick food cravings so that you can stay on track with healthy eating and a healthy lifestyle overall.

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New Research May Let You Ditch Your Glasses For Good

Mount Sinai's stem cell research program in New York City is breaking ground in the field of ophthalmology. For those who wear glasses, this new research may give you hope for a life free of nosepiece marks, photo glare, and that dreaded lens fog on a hot day. Though the research is still in preliminary stages, it's progress gives hope for groundbreaking changes in the future.

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Could Your Favorite Cleaning Products Be Killing You?

As consumers, we often reach for our favorite brand products and toss them into the shopping basket without a second thought. This includes an assortment of household cleaning products. However, disregarding the ingredient list on the back of our bathtub cleaner may be a more deadly oversight than we previously realized.

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Jurors Deliver $289M Verdict in Roundup Weed Killer Cancer Case

Sympathetic jurors awarded $289 million to a plaintiff who claimed that his incurable cancer was caused by prolonged use of the popular weed killer, Roundup. Monsanto, the manufacturer of Roundup, disagrees with the jury’s decision and plans to appeal the verdict. More than 5,000 other lawsuits are currently pending against Monsanto on similar claims.

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Best Way to Eat Veggies for Your Mental Health

It's common knowledge that fruits and vegetables are staples to any healthy diet and lifestyle. These foods can aid in everything from weight loss to boosting mental health. What some may not realize, though, is how the preparation and consumption of fruits and vegetables can affect the benefits associated with them.

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You Might Have Diabetes Without Realizing it

Over 29 million people in the United States have diabetes, and over a million new people are diagnosed with it every year. While that number may be shocking, what may be even more shocking is that around 30 percent of adult Americans have diabetes and don't even know it. Considering that it can be a life-threatening disease, it is definitely worth it to figure out if you're one of them..

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Studies Are Showing A Link Between Dementia And Air Pollution

In the United States alone, there are over five million people living with some form of dementia. That number is not expected to decrease, especially as the population grows. That means one of six women and one of ten men (over the age of 55) will almost certainly end up with dementia. The question is, what is causing it? Is there any way to stop it?

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Cardiologists May Have To Step Aside As Computers Take Over

A cardiologist is a doctor whose specialty is the heart, dealing with diseases, abnormalities, and the circulatory system. A part of their job is reading and analyzing echocardiograms, also known as heart sonograms. Recent advances in technology may make it possible for computers to do this job instead of cardiologists.

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Your Forehead Wrinkles May Be a Sign of This Deadly Disease

Most people hate wrinkles for one reason: it shows their age. However, new studies have shown that looking a little more mature may not be the thing to worry about when you see worry lines. A recent study by the European Society of Cardiology in Munich reports people with more forehead wrinkles may have a higher risk of death from cardiovascular disease (CVD).

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Is Your Heart Aging Faster Than The Rest Of You?

There may be a heart risk circling the western world, a risk that could find its way to almost anyone. With increasingly sedentary lives people are beginning to find shorter lives and weaker hearts. This is becoming apparent through studies being done in England with huge sample sizes.

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ED Isn't Just About Aging, Your Heart Health May Be At Risk

Erectile Dysfunction (ED) is a growing problem in America. Not only does it concern a man's quality of life as he ages, but it may also be a sign of something more troubling. Researchers at Johns Hopkins Center for the Prevention of Heart Disease in Baltimore believe they may have found a link between ED and heart disease.

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The Hidden Toll of Coffee

Everyone drinks it—the night shift, the writer, the insomniac. The sweet nectar of the gods, coffee is one of the most loved and revered drinks in the world. It keeps entire generations grinding through life, but there may be some costs involved. Coffee may be damaging your body.

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6 Surprising Benefits Of Peppermint Oil

The mint family has long been famous for its invigorating and refreshing qualities, but few people know these properties carry into the medical field. Here are six of the many wide-spanning benefits of peppermint oil— one of the mint family's staples.

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4 Medications Which Can Cause Chronic Fatigue

Chronic fatigue is one of the most wide-spread, yet inconspicuous and stealthy side-effects of many medications as people often attribute it to something else. “Medication side effects are a major hidden cause of fatigue, pain and decreased mental clarity,” Dr. Jacob Teitelbaum, author of "From Fatigued to Fantastic," tells Newsmax. Here are four of the medications known to help you at the cost of your energy.

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