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Daily stress is killing your heart

File this one under the least surprising news ever: Stress will raise your blood pressure.   Well, duh!   While this may not be a groundbreaking discovery, though, in today’s climate—when pandemic fears still run rampant and adjusting to a new “normal” remains challenging—it’s definitely a topic worth revisiting…  Because too much daily stress could be KILLING your heart!  Here’s everything [...]

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Migraine sufferers: This approach works TWICE as well as prescription drugs

Ask anyone who suffers from migraine headaches, and they’ll tell you: It’s no joke.    They are debilitating and can last for days. And while there are some medications available that many people tolerate, I’ve treated migraines successfully for years without them—using targeted nutritional supplementation and dietary changes.   And now, at long last, a recent study adopted this same [...]

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The surprising truth about “middle-aged spread”

Many people remember a time in their life when they could eat just about anything and not gain a single pound. (I’m not one of those people. I was overweight from childhood through college. And even now, I fight to stay trim and fit every day.)   Of course, it’s easy to blame metabolic changes when bad habits start catching up with you later in life. […]

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Snack your way to better heart health (in just 8 weeks!)

Since we spent all week breaking down the good, the bad, and the ugly side of dietary fat, I thought today would be a great time to talk about the perfect “diet” snack…  One that’s actually quite full of the right kinds of fat: Nuts!   Nuts are abundant in fat, fiber, and protein. They satisfy your hunger while delivering a long list of health-boosting nutrients. And they do, indeed, impact [...]

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Facts about fats: Confusing terms and common cooking oils

As I briefly mentioned on Tuesday, it’s important to pay attention to the types of cooking oils we consume.   So, today, let’s first continue clarifying some confusing aspects of fats—starting with a few terms you may not be so familiar with. And then, we’ll compare the health benefits of common cooking oils.  Omega-9 fatty acids  Omega-9s are monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFAs)—but not [...]

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