Someones belly circumference and BMI can predict their chances of developing cardiovascular diseases.
This is shown by a publication in the European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation, a magazine of the European Association for Cardiology.
The results come from a large study done at the RIVM in the Netherlands. The study comprised of 20.000 Dutch men […]
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That a daily portion of fruit is good for you is already known, but it is even more important than was thought before. Scientists have discovered that apples, peaches and nectarines contain up to five times more polyphenols than was previously determined.
Polyphenols protect against heart problems, cancer and other diseases. According to professor Paul Kroon […]
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It has been shown that popcorn is full of antioxidants. Breakfast cereals also contain relative large amounts of polyphenol. This was discovered by American scientists.
“I think popcorn is a healthy food”, says chemist Joe Vinson of the
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Eating peanuts and peanut butter reduces the chance of getting cardiovascular disease. This is the result of a research done by scientists at the Harvard Medical School.
When you eat peanuts or have a teaspoon of peanut butter at least five times a week, you can reduce the chance of a heart attack by 44 percent.
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Red peppers are very healthy. Even though a lot of people don’t like to eat them because of their spicy flavor, they are very healthy and good for your body.
Red peppers help to relieve pain with skin diseases like psoriasis and shingles, arthritis and serious burns. Chili peppers soften and cleanse the digestive system. Furthermore […]
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People with a mediterranean food pattern have more good cholesterol in their blood. This is the result of a research done by Marieke Bos at the University of Wageningen
Olive oil, grain products, nuts, fish and a glass of red wine every day are typical characteristics of the mediterranean diet. It was already known that mediterranean […]
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Brushing your teeth and gums every day reduces your chance of heart disease. This is the result of a study that was done at the University of Milan.
Brushing your teeth regularly is necessary to prevent your mouth from turning into a haven of bacteria. These bacteria trigger the immune system. That is not a […]
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People with a fat neck run a greater risk for heart problems. Research has proven that the circumference of the neck is a good indicator.
Researchers at the Framingham Heart Study discovered that people who have a relatively thin waist run more risk if they have a big neck. More than 3300 men and women […]
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A bad manager can probably deliver you more than just bad working days. It can give you heart problems. This is the conclusion of researchers at the
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Loneliness is just as bad for your health as smoking or being overweight. This is the result of an American study.
Feeling lonely heightens your blood pressure, stress level and chance for getting depressed. The researchers announced these results during the conference of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
One of the researchers, professor John […]
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