Published on December 3, 2013.
The American Heart Association is reporting that: Green tea and coffee may help lower your risks of having a stroke, especially when both are a regular part of your diet. People who drank either green tea or coffee daily had about approximately 20~30 percent lower risk for one type of stroke,Continue Reading »
Published on November 20, 2013.
There has been a significant amount of new research about the benefits of vitamin D on cardiovascular disease. Some of the larger studies suggested that patients who raised their vitamin D levels were less likely to have a heart attack and develop heart failure. Nutritional insufficiency and the emergingContinue Reading »
Published on November 18, 2013.
At the Magaziner Center for Wellness we have always been critical of the use of high dose and, often, low dose, statin use especially in light of the numerous alternative treatments that are extremely effective. Statins and muscle pain Up to 75 per cent of patients who take statins toContinue Reading »
Published on November 12, 2013.
The list of growing research in support of vitamin D and other nutrients for maintaining health and wellness are beginning to show positive proof that nutritional supplements and proper diet have a positive effect on warding off illness and maintaining wellness. Vitamin D status of healthy adults significantly impacts genesContinue Reading »
Published on June 18, 2013.
Does fish oil help lower the risk of heart attack? It is well received in the medical community that Omega-3 fatty acids are a traditional remedy used for the prevention of major cardiovascular events in patients with or without a history of cardiovascular disease. Fatty acids work by lowering triglycerideContinue Reading »
Published on January 12, 2013.
Flavonoids are plant-based phytochemicals with cardiovascular protective properties. Few studies have comprehensively examined flavonoid classes in relation to cardiovascular disease mortality. Researchers in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition examined the association between flavonoid intake and cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality among participants in a large, prospective US cohort study. WhatContinue Reading »
Published on February 6, 2012.
Researchers presenting at the 2012 International Stroke Conference say that people who lived in areas where there was less sunlight were 1.6 times more likely to suffer a stroke. This study, which was funded by the National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Neurologic Disorders and Stroke, was presented February 1,Continue Reading »