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Do those "miraculous" supplements really help? Every day it seems that there's a new supplement on the market, promising to increase your stamina, decrease your weight, or help you put on more muscle mass. So... do they work, or are they just a waste of money? Check out our...
 
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The most frequent heart surgery performed in the USA is elective angioplasty (also known as PCI). In 2004 about a million PCI procedures were performed on patients with stable coronary artery disease. Simply put they had narrowed arteries in their hearts but were not in the midst of a...
 

The purpose of nutrition month is to help the public become aware of the importance of good nutrition and a healthful eating plan.
 

Health fair prizes or incentives can move games, presentations, and activities from good to great!
 
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Policosanol is an increasingly popular food supplement, which has been promoted as a safe and effective way to reduce LDL levels and reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). It is a mixture of phytochemicals extracted from sugar cane. Policosanol supplements are produced largely in Cuba and are currently sold in more than 40 countries ... Policosanol Fails to Improve Blood Lipids
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The authors of a recent study testing the impact of egg consumption on flow mediated dilation (FMD) and blood lipids conclude: “To date, the evidence generally mitigates against an association between moderate egg consumption and increased cardiac risk.”1 The problem with that conclusion is that it appears more in line with what the primary funder of ... Does Egg Consumption Damage Your Arteries?
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There are certainly a lot of wacky nutrition claims made on various websites. Some of the wackiest claims I have seen may be on one of the most popular nutrition websites run by Joseph Mercola, D.O. Dr. Mercola is opposed to immunizations and fluoridation of water. He also sells...