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Articles On Heart and Circulation - Page 2

April 26, 2013

First Carnitine, Now Lecithin Linked To Heart Disease

"These studies show that measuring blood levels of TMAO could serve as a powerful tool for predicting future cardiovascular risk, even for those without known risk factors."

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April 24, 2013

Gut Bugs Linked To Heart Attacks, Strokes

Reuters by Sharon Begley

"Thousands of heart attack victims every year have none of the notorious risk factors before their crisis - not high cholesterol, not unhealthy triglycerides. Now the search for the mystery culprits has turned up some surprising suspects: the trillions of bacteria and other microbes living in the human gut."

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April 23, 2013

Mayo Clinic Review Links L-Carnitine To Multiple Heart Health Benefits by Oliver Nieburg

"A systematic review by the Mayo Clinic has said that L-Carnitine can reduce mortality, abnormal heart rhythms and angina development in patients experiencing a heart attack."

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April 22, 2013

Grape Seed Extract's Blood Pressure Benefits Extend To Beverages, Study Shows by Hank Schultz

"A study being presented at a conference this week has shown that Polyphenolics MegaNatural BP grape seed extract shows similar blood pressure support effects in a beverage matrix as it does in supplement form."

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April 22, 2013

Carnitine In Blood Is Indicator Of Cardiovascular Issues, Not Cause, Expert Says by Hank Schultz

"A recent headline-grabbing study from the Cleveland Clinic linking L-carnitine with atherosclerosis is a case of shooting the messenger, according a doctor who did much of the early research on the substance."

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April 16, 2013

Daily Beetroot Juice May Help Lower Blood Pressure: Study by Nathan Gray

"Consumption of beetroot juice every day could help to reduce blood pressure, according to new research data published in the journal Hypertension."

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February 26, 2013

Mediterranean Diet Cuts Heart Disease Risk By 30%: 'Landmark' Study Provides Compelling Evidence That It's The Type, Not The Level Of Fat, That Counts For Cardio Health by Elaine Watson

"People following an energy unrestricted plant-based diet supplemented with extra-virgin olive oil or nuts can reduce their risk of a major cardiovascular event by 30% compared with people following a purely low-fat diet, according to a 'landmark' new study."

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February 7, 2013

Big Breakthrough In Ancient, Organic Grains? Researchers Make ‘Great Strides’ In Health Benefits Of Ancient Wheat by Stephen Daniells

"A new study that reports the potential antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activity of Khorasan wheat, an ancient grain, has been hailed as 'making great strides in documenting the significant health benefits of ancient wheat'."

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January 28, 2013

Whole Grains, Type 2 Diabetes, Coronary Heart Disease, And Hypertension: Links To The Aleurone Preferred Over Indigestible Fiber

"Higher whole grain cereal intakes are associated with substantially lower risks of type 2 diabetes, coronary heart disease, and hypertension."

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