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New Study: Sugars are the Real Threat to Heart Health

Familial hypercholesterolemia is a genetic disorder that increases cholesterol levels 2 to 4 times above average. Until now, the basic directive in patients with familial hypercholesterolemia has been to avoid eating foods with saturated fat to keep their cholesterol lower, reducing the risk of heart disease. RELATED: 9 Incredibly tasty Heart Healthy Foods Such foods …

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Red wine and purple grape juice have high antioxidant activity: Study

Red wine and purple grape juice have high antioxidant activity: Study

Drinking grape juice and wine in moderation is known to be good for you because of their antioxidant properties. However, there are many types of grape juice and wine, and all these contain different levels of antioxidants. In order to determine which type of wine and grape juice are best to consume, researchers at Albany College …

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Spending 20 Minutes A Day In Nature Could Relieve Urban Stress. A New Study Claims.

Spending 20 Minutes A Day In Nature Could Relieve Urban Stress. A New Study Claims.

Spending time in nature for at least 20 minutes a day is the best way to decrease stress levels, according to a recent study published in Frontiers in Psychology. Dr MaryCarol Hunter, an Associate Professor at the University of Michigan and lead author of the study explained: “We know that spending time in nature reduces …

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A Study Found That Some Men With Beards Carry More Germs Than Dogs

A Study Found That Some Men With Beards Carry More Germs Than Dogs

Face it – it’s a huge feat growing such an impressive beard. From the thickness to the length, guys just cannot stop obsessing over the perfect beard. Well, you might wanna shave off that precious fuzz after hearing this – that’s right, the average beard contains more germs than a dog carries in it’s fur. …

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Harvard Study Finds That Having No Friends Is Just as Bad For You As Smoking

Harvard Study Finds That Having No Friends Is Just as Bad For You As Smoking

by Jade Small We all know how bad smoking is, but researchers at Harvard University have found a link between blood clotting protein levels caused by loneliness, and are suggesting that having no friends is probably just as deadly as smoking, making you more susceptible to strokes and/or heart attacks. Being alone and not socializing …

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There's No 'Safe' Level of Alcohol Consumption, Global Study Finds

There’s No ‘Safe’ Level of Alcohol Consumption, Global Study Finds

Drinking alcohol in moderation is more harmful than previously thought, according to a new study that concludes there’s no “safe” level of alcohol consumption. The comprehensive study, which analyzed information from millions of people in nearly 200 countries, found that alcohol is tied to nearly 3 million deaths globally each year, with about 1 in …

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Scientific Study Shows Gratitude Treats Heart Failure

Scientific Study Shows Gratitude Treats Heart Failure

A recent study conducted by the American Psychological Association puts those suffering with asymptomatic heart failure from heart attacks to a spiritual test. What would happen if people with heart problems starting practicing gratitude?  The results were astonishing… The study was conducted with 186 people, all of whom had previously suffered from a heart attack …

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Study Shows That Women Who Smoke Weed Are Smarter Than Those Who Don’t

Study Shows That Women Who Smoke Weed Are Smarter Than Those Who Don’t

Marijuana has been a controversial topic for quite some time now. To this day, there are still some people who argue that marijuana does not have medicinal benefits. However, in this world ignorance is as much bliss, as marijuana is medicinally beneficial – and that’s a lot. There have been all kinds of studied performed …

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