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  • You Can’t Contest It: Hot Dogs Are Hazardous for Your Health

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    Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest returned this past Sunday, July 4, where participants gorged on hot dogs, a processed meat that increases the risk of colorectal cancer, cardiovascular disease, and......

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  • Keep Your Heart Healthy With a Plant-Based Holiday

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    It’s a dangerous time of year for heart health: holiday heart attack season. More people die from heart disease between December 25 and January 7 than any other time of the year.......

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  • The Synergistic Relationship of Vitamins D and K

    Vitamins D3 and K2In recent years, vitamin D has received a lot of attention for its important role in health and wellness. From bone support, cognitive function, inflammation support to immune system optimization, vitamin D is a vital player in many aspects of......

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  • Snack Today: Coconut Oat Squares

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    If you are looking for a tasty and healthy treat, this is it! These coconut oat squares are delicious, perfect for snacks and to throw into lunches, plus they are filled with heart healthy goodness. And kids......

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  • Insomnia Linked to Heart Attacks

    People who have trouble sleeping may be at greater risk of heart attacks and stroke. According to a new Chinese study published in the journal Neurology, people who struggled to fall asleep, woke up too early, or struggled to focus during the day......

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  • Heartburn Drugs Linked to Stomach Cancer & Heart Disease

    Another study has linked commonly prescribed heartburn drugs to fatal health conditions. This isn't the first time that research has shown that these drugs have serious side effects. Also linked to liver disease and kidney disease, it......

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  • Understanding Blood Pressure

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    According to the CDC, 75 million Americans have high blood pressure. And another one in three Americans are at risk for developing high blood pressure. Having high blood pressure puts you at risk for heart disease......

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  • CDC Should Prescribe Plant-Based Diet for Middle-Aged Hearts

    plant-based-diet2Middle-aged adults are being especially hard hit by heart disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. So it just launched Million Hearts to help prevent a million heart attacks and strokes by 2022. The initiative encourages people to eat a......

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  • 5 Heart Health Facts You Should Know

    heart-healthFebruary is American Heart Month and heart disease is the number 1 killer in the United States. Not cancer, not accidents... heart disease. For many, this is a preventable disease. A healthy diet of whole natural foods, regular exercise and good quality sleep......

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  • Dessert Today: Cantaloupe Salad

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    Growing up, lunch and dinner were always followed by dessert. Dessert was not cake and ice cream, it was whatever fruit was in season. I have fond memories of my dad just slicing up mangoes, honeydews and even pineapples......

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