Tag: heart-healthy foods

Protect Your Heart, Brain, and More with Blueberries

Protect Your Heart, Brain, and More with Blueberries

| Apr 26, 2018

It’s nice when the foods that safeguard our health are also delicious. The approach of summertime means that many such healing treats are in season. Blueberries are a prime example—these plump, subtly sweet fruits are garnering increasing attention from the medical research community. We’ve written about the primary importance of antioxidants before—how they scavenge free […]

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The Dangers of High Triglycerides (And How to Lower Them)

The Dangers of High Triglycerides (And How to Lower Them)

| Jan 22, 2018

Triglyceride is a fancy name for fat (they’re also referred to as lipids). All the lipid-based foods we consume contain varying types of triglycerides, which enter the bloodstream after being broken down. These triglycerides are then burned as an energy source (a process called lipolysis), and whatever is left over is stored in fat cells, […]

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3 Critical Practices for Preventing Stroke

3 Critical Practices for Preventing Stroke

| Jun 24, 2017

              A 77-year-old woman was cooking in the kitchen when she collapsed onto the floor. Her daughter called an ambulance and the woman was taken to the emergency room. She had suffered a stroke, and slowly regained consciousness over the next two days. However, when she woke up, she […]

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Healthy Hummus Protects Your Heart and Prevents Illness

Healthy Hummus Protects Your Heart and Prevents Illness

| Sep 1, 2016

If you’ve been hip to health foods for long, you’re probably aware that most snack foods are to be avoided. The vast majority of them are designed to be as satisfying (i.e. addictive) as possible. They’re full of sugars, unhealthy fats, and preservatives, and usually lack most of the nutrients your body really needs. Hummus, […]

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Pomegranate: An Ancient and Healthful Superfood

Pomegranate: An Ancient and Healthful Superfood

| Oct 19, 2015

These days, it’s hard to keep track of all the “latest and greatest” miracle foods. As the knowledge base of the natural health world exponentially expands, it’s becoming increasingly clear that we live in a world that is abundantly rich in wildly healthful edibles. More and more people are turning from the questionable integrity of […]

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Why Coconuts Deserve a Spot in Your Medicine Cabinet

Why Coconuts Deserve a Spot in Your Medicine Cabinet

| Sep 24, 2015

The world of medicine has changed dramatically in recent years. Gone are the days when the healing power of foods and natural substances was wholly rejected. The truth is the research evidence in favor of dietary healing is now too compelling to ignore. Coconuts have become one of the stars of our current healing food […]

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