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Syndrome X is a combination of metabolic problems that may encompass adverse changes in blood lipids (i.e. elevated triglycerides and decreased HDL-C), insulin resistance, hypertension and hyperinsulinemia . Most of the people who have Syndrome X have a relatively high waist to hip ratio and many have or will...
 
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The French population has been reported to have a relatively low rate of coronary artery disease (CAD) despite eating lots of cheese, croissants, and liver pate and having blood lipid levels similar to other Westernized countries. Much has been made of this seeming paradox by the U.S. media. However, the unusually low rate of CAD ... French Paradox Explained
 
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You were probably told to “starve a fever and feed a cold.” Actually, everyone needs to eat, fever or not. During a short illness, allow the person’s appetite to be the guide. Fever Increased body temperature helps kill invading microbes, but that high temp can lead to fluid loss...
 
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Share the gift of health with your friends and loved ones this Christmas by giving gifts that promote healthy eating and an active lifestyle. Here is a list of ideas to get you started: • Fill a basket with a variety of fresh fruit. Oranges, apples, bananas, kiwi, grapes,...