Archive for 'Heart Health'

  THE CHALLENGE Your heart pumps approximately 2,000 gallons of blood throughout the body every day. As the hardest-working muscle in your body and the circulatory system’s main control center, your heart requires a significant amount of energy to function properly. That energy is made available with the help of a nutrient called coenzyme Q10…

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Heart Health Month February is heart health month. Did you know, heart disease one of the leading causes of death in America? Every 26 seconds someone living in the U.S. suffers a heart attack. Every minute, 1 person will die from a heart attack. The good news is more is known today about how to…

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Are Statin Drugs Really that Good? Statin drugs claim to be a great way to lower your cholesterol levels and is one of the most prescribed drugs in the world. Did you know that 1 in 4 adults over 45 are now taking statin drugs? That is over 30 million Americans. This is a ridiculously…

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The National Institute of Health (NIH) recommends ingesting 2,000 mg of plant sterols and stanols daily. What are they and why are they important? Sterols and stanols are found naturally in plants and are structurally similar to cholesterol. Because of these similarities they compete with cholesterol for absorption in the intestines where they bind to…

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It’s never too early or late to take a natural proactive approach to heart health. In America today a person dies of heart disease every 33 seconds. That is nearly a million a year. Heart disease is more likely to kill you than cancer, respiratory disease or car accidents and kills more women than men….

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