Tag Archives: Cardiovascular disease

Drinking Black Tea Can Lower Your Blood Pressure

Black tea is a common source of flavonoids, which have been suggested to contribute to improve vascular health.  Now, a small study conducted at the University of Western Australia has shown that drinking black tea three cups a day, which … Continue reading

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Chocolate is Good for the Heart and Brain

Good news for chocolate lovers!! A new study reported that chocolate is beneficial to the heart and the brain.  The investigators performed an analysis on 7 studies to evaluate the effects of chocolate consumptions in various forms (such as chocolate … Continue reading

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15 Minutes Exercise Improves Survival!

We were told by doctors that we need to exercise at least 30 minutes every day to keep our bodies healthy.  Now, a new study indicated only 15 minutes a day of moderate-intensity exercise might be enough!  The new study … Continue reading

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What should you do if you have Prostate Cancer?

You should check whether you are overweight or obese*.  If you have prostate cancer and are overweight, you should try to lower your weight immediately.   A new study presented at the American Urological Association inWashington,DCfound that overweight and obese prostate … Continue reading

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Blue and Strawberries may Prevent Hypertension

Good news for fruits and vegetables lovers.  Another study demonstrated that intake fruits and vegetables that are rich in anthocyanins—such as blueberries, strawberries, and blood oranges—might help prevent the development of hypertension.  Anthocyanins are water-soluble vacuolar pigments that are found … Continue reading

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Chocolate Consumption Lower Blood Pressure and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

We previously have reported 2 studies that indicated chocolate could lower blood pressures and reduce risk of cardiovascular disease.  Now, there is another study that supports the previous findings.  The latest news came from a German study that evaluated the … Continue reading

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Eat More Fish and Less Meat Lower CHD risk

A new study indicated shifting dietary protein sources aware from red meat to more poultry, fish, and nuts can reduce an individuals’ risk of coronary heart disease.  The results came from the Nurses’ Health Study, which followed 84,000 women, aged … Continue reading

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Does Good Oral Hygiene Prevent Cardiovascular Disease?

It has been postulated that poor oral hygiene is associated with an increased risk of cardiac disease, but there has never been any large scale study to confirm this hypothesis. A study recently published in the June issue of BMJ … Continue reading

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Multivitamin Use and Breast Cancer: Protective or Harmful?

We have previously reported the benefits of taking vitamins in reducing cardiovascular disease, cancer risk and mental diseases.  Now, the result of a new study added to the glowing benefits of vitamins by suggesting its role in reducing breast cancer. … Continue reading

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Modest Tea and Coffee Consumption Cuts Cardiovascular Disease

The latest look at the effects of tea and coffee consumption on cardiovascular morbidity and mortality suggests that moderate intake of either beverages reduces coronary heart disease risk (CHD).  The findings were reported in the June 18, 2010 issue of … Continue reading

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