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BRIGHT COLORED FRUITS AND VEGETABLES RICH IN CAROTENOIDS

The American Heart Association (See Healthy Lifestyle at http://www.americanheart.org) recommends that we eat plenty of Vegetables and fruits to prevent against heart Disease and stroke. Eating a variety of Vegetables and fruits – especially brightly colored Vegetables and fruits rich … Continue reading

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FOLIC ACID AND VITAMIN B6 MAY REDUCE DEATHS FROM STROKE AND HEART DISEASE

Vitamin B is an important group of nutrients that the body must acquire through the diet in order to transform food into energy, maintain a strong immune system, balance the many body’s hormones and perform a variety of tasks. Vitamin … Continue reading

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OMEGA 3 KEEPS YOUR CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM HEALTHY

Omega-3 fatty acids play critical roles in the human diet in particular, two omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil, EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) and DHA (docosahexaenoic acid). These long-chain omega-3 fatty acids are required for normal growth and development and … Continue reading

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WHOLE GRAINS PROTECT AGAINST CORONARY HEART DISEASE

What gives whole grains their heart-health power is no doubt a combination of factors. Whole Grains contain    lipids and sterols (essential fatty acids) that are critical to the manufacture of cell membranes. Whole grains also contain fibre (that aid … Continue reading

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