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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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