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Benefits of Barley: Are You Eating Enough of This Healthy Grain?

2016-06-15 15:44

When you think of a heart healthy grain, your mind probably steers toward oats. But recent research has found that barley should start being a part of your daily diet, as it has many benefits - not only for the heart, but for the whole body.

Barley is a versatile cereal grain with a rich, nutlike flavor and a chewy consistency.

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Cranberries Have Role in Heart Health, Should We Give Thanks?

2015-10-19 17:41

Several studies, including new research presented at the Cranberry Health Research Conference, suggest cranberries may play an important part in heart health. As we prepare for the Thanksgiving holiday and the height of cranberry season, it’s time to explore how these red berries may benefit heart health.

Cranberries are a rich source of polyphenols, including phenolic acids (e.g., benzoic, ellagic acids) and flavonoids (e.g., anthocyanins, flavonols), which have been found to have potent antioxidan

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Confused about testosterone replacement therapy?

2015-08-11 22:06

Replacing testosterone in older men is found in the first new study to improve cardiovascular health in findings published online Aug. 6, 2015, in the European Heart Journal.

Another study that is published in JAMA, suggests taking the hormone for “low T” also will not make atherosclerosis any worse for men already diagnosed with heart disease, though larger trials are

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How to lower your triglycerides with lifestyle and omega-3 fatty acids

2015-06-27 10:48

Omega-3 fatty acids can help lower your triglyceride levels. But you should know which products work best, how much you should take and what level of triglycerides is considered dangerous to heart health. Keeping your triglyceride level in check is also possible with lifestyle changes.

The active ingredients in omega-3 fatty acids are DHA and EPA that both help lower triglyceride levels. Prescription and over-the counter products may contain both.

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High-protein diet dangerous for those at risk for heart disease

2015-05-09 18:35

While replacing fats and carbohydrates with protein has been touted as a quick way to lose weight, people who are at risk for heart disease should avoid high-protein diets as they may increase the likelihood of weight gain and premature death.

Spanish researchers analyzed data from a government-funded trial of more than 7,000 men aged 55 to 88 and women aged 60 to 80 between 2003 and 2008.

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More than half of older Americans take aspirin daily

2015-04-26 00:05

More than half of middle-aged adults and seniors in the United States take aspirin daily to prevent stroke, heart attack, and other serious illnesses.

Study lead author Craig Williams, a pharmacotherapy specialist at Oregon State University in Portland, said most adults appear to begin a daily aspirin regimen

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Divorced women at increased risk of heart attack

2015-04-18 19:11

Divorcees are more likely to have a heart attack than their married counterparts, but divorced women are more likely than men to have a heart attack, according to a new study.

Researchers from Duke University analyzed data from 15,827 people aged 45 to 80 who were followed biennially from 1992 to 2010.

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ACP says no to heart screening for low-risk adults

2015-03-18 15:06

Adults at low risk of developing heart disease do not benefit from heart screening with electrocardiography, stress electrocardiography, or myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI), according to a new article from the American College of Physicians (ACP).

The ACP reached its conclusion based on a systematic review and recommendations from the U. S.

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Nuts may reduce risk of death from heart disease

2015-03-02 19:13

A new study suggests that eating nuts may help people live longer by reducing the risk of death from heart disease.

The study evaluated three large cohorts, one of which included more than 70,000 U.S. residents of African and European descent who were predominately of low socioeconomic status.

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