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New Evidence Suggests Chocolate Lowers Stroke Risk

Chocolate lovers have another reason to indulge. A new study shows that consuming chocolate on a regular basis may decrease stroke risk by 20%.  New data reported in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology found an inverse association … Continue reading

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Diastolic BP Lower than 70 mm Hg Increases CV Risk in Diabetic Patients

If you are a type 2 diabetic, you might like to maintain your blood pressure below 140/70 mm Hg but keeping your diastolic blood pressure above 70mm Hg.  This can reduce your chance of having a heart attack, according to … 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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