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A study published in the March Archives of Internal Medicine showed that men and women eating more red meat were significantly more likely to die from both cardiovascular disease (CVD) and cancer compared to those eating other foods. This study was done by Dr. Pan and associates at Harvard’s School of Public...
 
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The FDA recently required statin drugs to carry a warning stat- ing they may increase the risk of type 2 diabetes and developing impaired memory. A study that followed more than 2,500 adults found that drinking diet sodas daily may increase the risks for heart attack and stroke and...
 

Putting together a comprehensive and engaging cooking demonstration is hard work -- but that's about to change.
 

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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 the risk heart disease and senility. ... Can B Vitamins Slow Progression of Dementia?
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Back in the 1970s Dr. Ken Cooper's book on "Aerobics" suggested the key to preventing heart disease was regular aerobic exercise. Long distance running  became increasingly popular in part because of its many purported health benefits. Perhaps the lead marathon running  guru back then was Jim Fixx who wrote the best-selling book on running titled ... Does Marathon Running Prevent Heart Disease?
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As evidence continues to mount indicating that inflammatory substances in the blood promote plaque growth, rupture clot formation and appear to predict the risk of heart attacks, as well as elevate LDL levels, serious questions are being raised about the benefits of so-called “good fats”. A single high-fat meal...