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Cholesterol concerns for bodybuilders
Friday, July 8th, 2016 by
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Cholesterol concerns and care of bodybuilders with info for all at the end Our understanding of cholesterol levels in bodybuilders is limited. The issue is with anabolic steroids and what Ill do here is let you know the best,the worst, what to do to protect your heart from high c... Read more
FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES: A BETTER ALTERNATIVE TO STATINS?
Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 by Judy Barnes Baker
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Photo from NY Times, 1118 2014 This studywas in the headlines today. Merck finally got the results they were looking for. Note that the drug did not lower plaque build-up and that all the subjects tested were eating a low-fat lowcholesterol diet. Vytoin a combination of ezetimibe... Read more
5 Ways Coffee Benefits Your Health
Monday, October 13th, 2014 by eHealthGuide
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You may have heard that coffee can have adverse effects on your health, including raising your cholesterol and blood pressure levels. While this may be true for some people, recent research has thrown a curve ball that turns this notion on its head. According to some studies... Read more
7 Heart-Healthy Foods Every Woman Should Eat
Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 by eHealthGuide
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Mark Twain once said, “The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don't want.” The take-away message? The foods you find less appealing are probably more nutritious and vital to your health. Luckily, today most of us have access to a variety of delicious... Read more
Getting Enough Vitamin D? Signs & Symptoms You're Not
Friday, August 8th, 2014 by eHealthGuide
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Have you been experiencing muscle weakness, fatigue, bone pain and mood swings? If so, you could have a vitamin D deficiency. Vitamin D is classified as both a vitamin and a hormone. As a vitamin, it appears in fortified foods and in supplements. Once ingested, however, the ... Read more
Which Medical Tests Do You Really Need?
Monday, March 31st, 2014 by eHealthGuide
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With the advances in medical technology and easy access to healthcare facilities in almost every community across the nation, consumers are being offered a number of medical tests, including cardiac stress tests, MRI's, CT scans and x-rays. While they and other medical tests a... Read more
HDL No Longer the Good Cholesterol for Cardiovascular Health?
Monday, December 2nd, 2013 by eHealthGuide
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In a recent study, the question was raised as to whether or not so-called good cholesterol is really beneficial. Cholesterol is an essential fat that helps keep the body healthy. While it is produced naturally by the body, cholesterol is also obtained through the foods we eat. ... Read more
14 Exercises for Desk-Jobbers
Friday, November 8th, 2013 by eHealthGuide
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Do you find it difficult to exercise because you are chained to a full-time desk job? Even though a job may require you to sit for hours, there are ways to squeeze in exercise and stay fit without leaving the office. Deskercises are exercises that can be done throughout the wor... Read more
Eat Your Way To A Healthy Heart
Sunday, July 14th, 2013 by mike
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A Healthy Heart and Your Diet We all understand the importance of working out when it comes to a healthy heart, but when the subject is about nutrition, it just does not seem to be a higher concern for some people. High cholesterol and having a bad diet is a huge reason for sever... Read more
The Dangers of Trans Fat To Your Health
Saturday, July 6th, 2013 by mike
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Health Dangers of Trans Fats We all know in todays world we have been exposed to things in our diets that may not be the healthiest for us. There has been much discussion in medical journals and in the media with information regarding the dangers of trans fats. The US Federal gov... Read more
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