heart health

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05 Jun 2019
--- US-based hemp ingredients company Victory Hemp Foods has launched two new functional and proprietary ingredients – Victory ONE Hemp Heart Oil and V-70 Hemp Protein – created as solutions for formulators across a... Read More
04 Jun 2019
--- Popular belief says that eating red meat increases cholesterol levels. However, consuming red meat (such as pork and beef) and white meat (in this case, poultry) may have equal effects on blood cholesterol levels. This is... Read More
03 Jun 2019
--- Drinking coffee, including extremely high volume consumption, is not linked with stiffer arteries and is not as bad for the heart and circulatory system as previously thought, according to new research. A study by Queen Mary... Read More
03 Jun 2019
--- Eating one cup of blueberries – approximately 150g – a day can reduce cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk by up to 15 percent, according to a new study from the University of East Anglia (UEA), UK. The findings,... Read More
29 May 2019
--- The increased blood pressure and impacted heart rhythms that resulted from healthy volunteers drinking about two cans – 32 ounces– of energy drink in a short timespan cannot be attributable to caffeine. This is... Read More
27 May 2019
--- Heart health patients who consume higher amounts of fiber tend to have a healthier gut microbiome, which is linked to a reduced risk of death or need of a heart transplant. This is according to a study presented yesterday at... Read More
21 May 2019
--- A moderately high intake of dietary cholesterol, equivalent to the consumption of up to one egg per day is not associated with an elevated risk of stroke, according to a new study from the University of Eastern Finland,... Read More
16 May 2019
--- Glucosamine is used widely in joint health supplements to relieve osteoarthritis and joint pain, but it may also lower a person’s risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Published in The British Medical Journal (BMJ),... Read More
14 May 2019
--- Consuming six or more coffees a day may increase the risk of heart disease by up to 22 percent, according to a study from the University of South Australia (UniSA). Published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition,... Read More
24 Apr 2019
--- Curcumin, the yellow powder derivative of the turmeric plant (Curcuma longa) that is widely used as a food colorant and flavoring, may also have therapeutic properties in helping prevent and combat stomach cancer. This is... Read More
19 Apr 2019
--- In nutrition news this week, probiotic producer AbelaPharm Swiss has acquired a Belgrade production facility from German pharmaceutical company STADA. A Fibersol, a full line of soluble prebiotic dietary fiber, was granted... Read More
11 Apr 2019
--- Replacing red meat with healthy plant proteins may be a running start to slashing the risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD). This is according to researchers from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Purdue... Read More
11 Apr 2019
--- Contrary to previous research findings, refined grain consumption is not associated with any of the adverse health effects it has been linked to, such as obesity, heart disease and diabetes. This is according to a new study... Read More
19 Mar 2019
--- New findings from a recent Harvard study claiming that a high consumption of sugary beverages is linked with increased risk of mortality, particularly from cardiovascular disease (CVD) and to a lesser extent cancer, is being... Read More
13 Mar 2019
--- College level education makes people seven times more likely to stick to a Mediterranean diet than people who have a high school diploma. This is according to a recent study from Oklahoma State University College (OSU) of... Read More
11 Mar 2019
--- Consuming olive oil at least once a week could help reduce the risk of blood clotting and blocked blood flow in obese adults. This is according to research from New York University’s School of Medicine which found that... Read More
08 Mar 2019
--- Incorporating more fruit and vegetables into one’s diet may reduce the risk of death due to heart disease and increase longevity. This is according to research from the American Heart Association’s (AHA)... Read More
04 Mar 2019
--- High-fat diets rich in omega 6 fatty acids and aging are significant contributors to health risks ranging from diabetes to heart failure, according to a new study. How these two factors regulate the immune response is not... Read More
28 Feb 2019
--- Following a diet that encourages a healthy gut microbiome, avoiding central obesity and getting enough sleep are among the lifestyle factors that may help to protect against heart disease and stroke, according to a report... Read More
25 Feb 2019
--- Non-caloric sweeteners have a negligible effect on the gut microbiome and are not significantly linked to cancer and diabetes risk, as long as their consumption is in line with the ADI (Acceptable Daily Intake) recommended... Read More
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