Category Archives: Cardiovascular Disease

One Apple a Day… BUT: Pesticide-Free + With Peel

It is October and apples abound everywhere. They are crispy and tangy, lovely stuff, particularly when fresh (like now) and from your own (or a friend’s) garden and when free from pesticides. Need some more reasons to consume apples? Apples … Continue reading

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Sunbathing Good for Longevity

Avoiding the sun could be as dangerous as smoking… Although they have an increased risk of skin cancer, sunbathers are less likely to die from heart disease, or pretty much any other disease. In fact, avoiding the sun could be … Continue reading

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Tai Chi and its Health Benefits

TAI CHI Tai chi is  “movement meditation”, so if you cannot sit or lie down long enough to meditate, consider tai chi instead. Research has confirmed [1] many similarities between meditation and Tai chi. In a study [2], elderly Chinese … Continue reading

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Supplementation

First, eat a GOOD diet! No junk food, lots of WHOLEFOODS… You simply cannot eat junk food all the time, then take a supplement and “fix everything”. Start with a great diet with lots of unprocessed food: veggies, fruit, some nuts … Continue reading

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Air Pollution Linked to 7 Million Deaths in 2012 (WHO)

LONDON (Reuters) – Air pollution killed about 7 million people in 2012, making it the world’s single biggest environmental health risk, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday.The toll, a doubling of previous estimates, means one in eight of … Continue reading

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