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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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VITAMIN E: GOOD FOR YOUR HEART

Vitamin E is a potent antioxidant nutrient that combats the effect of free radicals. You cannot get optimal amounts of this nutrient through food. Even those foods that used to contain small amounts of vitamin E like vegetable oils have … Continue reading

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CALCIUM INTAKE COULD REDUCE HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE RISK AND PRE-ECLAMPSIA DURING PREGNANCY

Amongst other things, Calcium ensures a consistent heart rhythm. It also aids in healthy nerve impulse transmission throughout the body. A review, published in the  (2006, issue 3), shows that calcium intake could reduce the risk of High blood pressure … 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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