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  For more than 50 years, heart disease has killed more Americans than any other disease. The #3 killer for the same time period has been strokes. While most strokes are not fatal, most nonfatal strokes destroy part of the brain leading to the loss of cognitive function and/or...
 
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The June 2012 issue of the Nutrition Action Health Letter skewered two of America's more infamous MDs with long histories of promoting nutrition quackery. Both Drs. Mehmet Oz and Joseph Mercola have apparently gone cuckoo for coconuts. They both claim it is a healthy fat that can help slim you down. However, their claim and ... More Quacks Go Cuckoo for Coconuts
 
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Elevated levels of homocysteine (Hcy) in the blood have been associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease and Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Low levels of vitamins B-6, B-12, and folate can contribute to elevated levels of Hcy leading to hopes that supplements of these 3 B- vitamins might reduce...
 
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Too much salt can be very dangerous for your health. New studies indicate that there may be a link between sodium consumption, stroke, and senility!
 

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Every poster contains information that is evidence-based, accurate and up-to-date. Richly-colored, graphic design and style educates, entertains and decorates.
 
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What is homocysteine? Homocysteine is made from methionine, which is found in large amounts in all animal proteins. Why should I lower it? Too much homocysteine in the blood has been shown to raise the risk of coronary heart dis- ease, stroke and peripheral vascular disease. Several studies have also shown elevated levels are associated ... Lower Homocysteine for Heart and Brain