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Posts tagged heart disease

July 29, 2013

 

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Nuts, Nuts, Good for Your Heart

Are nuts an overly fatty food or healthy snack?

July 5, 2013

 

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Are All Antioxidants The Same?

I've heard a lot about how antioxidants can help prevent disease. Does that mean that I should eat as much antioxidant rich foods as possible?

June 18, 2013

 

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Gorillas Are Being Put On Diets

Many gorillas in zoos are overweight and dying of heart disease in their twenties and thirties when they could live to be twice that age.

May 7, 2013

 

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Express Yourself And Live Longer

Here's an interesting fact: Italians and Spaniards live nearly two years longer, on average, than people who live in England.

July 4, 2012

 

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Leg Cramps Like Clockwork

If you get bad leg cramps, it could be a sign of serious heart disease.

April 20, 2012

 

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Are Antioxidants The Fountain Of Youth?

Reading ads for antioxidant supplements, you'd think you'd found the fountain of youth. What are antioxidants and how do they work?

April 12, 2011

 

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What Is The Connection Between Snoring And Metabolic Syndrome?

Snoring can be a red flag for diseases like heart disease, stroke, and diabetes.

May 18, 2009

 

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Clean Air, Longer Lives

What's so important about having clean air and reducing air pollution? Find out on this Moment of Science.

June 18, 2007

 

Garlic Cloves

Garlic, Revealed

Everyone knows that garlic is good for you. It lowers cholesterol, prevents cancer and heart disease, and even makes mosquito bites stop itching...right?

November 30, 2006

 

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Nanotech Plaque Busters

We all indulge in fried foods once in a while, so scientists are trying to find a way to help combat bad cholesterol.

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