Articles — Heart Health

4 Food Brimming with Beta-Sitosterol To Stock in Your Fridge

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4 Food Brimming with Beta-Sitosterol To Stock in Your Fridge
Just because you're skinny doesn’t mean your cholesterol levels are normal . A person with any body type can have high cholesterol, so always be careful of your diet regardless of your weight and age. Always eat nutritious food, especially the ones with beta-sitosterol, a compound that can improve heart health.

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Prepare Yourself With These Basic Heat Stroke First Aid Remedies

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Prepare Yourself With These Basic Heat Stroke First Aid Remedies

Times have changed and weather conditions have been constantly fluctuating due to climate change. As a result, extreme weather like warmer temperatures takes place. This increases the risk of heatstroke, which someone who may be exposed to a hot and humid environment for prolonged periods, into strenuous activity, wearing excess clothing that fuels body heat and prevents sweat from cooling the body, drinking alcohol, and not drinking enough water. Signs of Heatstroke Signs of heatstroke include fast heart rate, vomiting, sweating, unconsciousness that may take place for more than a few seconds, anxiety, severe vomiting, diarrhea, and even seizure. it can...

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Is Drinking Coffee Good For You?

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Is Drinking Coffee Good For You?

The debate on whether coffee is good or bad for your health is never ending. You’d read it somewhere that according to a research, coffee is highly beneficial and healthy. The next month after, a new study would emerge about it being unhealthy. That cycle goes on and on and it can be confusing. So which is which? There is so much ambivalence regarding the verdict of coffee’s effects. Coffee is an everyday beverage known for its ability to keep you awake and focused throughout the day. However, there are also people who avoid it for certain fears regarding their...

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Red Wine and Resveratrol: Good for your Heart?

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Red Wine and Resveratrol: Good for your Heart?

What is Resveratrol? Resveratrol is a phytoalexin, an antibiotic produced by plants when under attack by pathogens such as bacteria or fungi. Resveratrol has caused such a stir in the medical community with tons of research surfacing about its ability to extend human lifespan. Resveratrol as an Antioxidant Resveratrol is an antioxidant that protects cells from the damage of free radicals. It potentially inhibits the growth of cancer cells. Animal and test-tube studies suggest that it may raise good cholesterol and protect the blood vessels from damage, prevent blood clots, and possibly reduce the risk of diabetes. Grapes and Wine...

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Good Cholesterol vs. Bad Cholesterol

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Good Cholesterol vs. Bad Cholesterol

Cholesterol is necessary for certain functions of the body. Although it has such a bad reputation when it comes to health, cholesterol is critically important to the human body. Having no cholesterol would be fatal. It the muscles, hormones, bone structure, brain, and whole body. It is one of those elements that hold the body together. Without blood, we die. In the same way, without cholesterol, we also die. That’s how important it is. Our bodies actually make cholesterol. However, there is a slight misconception behind what people say as good and bad cholesterol. Cholesterol has only one formula and...

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