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17 New Year’s Resolution Ideas: Think “Healthy”

17 New Year’s Resolution Ideas: Think “Healthy”

It’s a tradition when it comes to any New Year’s Resolution: Ideas center on self-improvement—and often in the area of health. And why not? For some, buying a new car or traveling to an exotic locale might come first. But without our health, those fancy material possessions and adventurous trips

Krill Oil vs. Fish Oil; Defining Quorn

Q: Is krill oil better for me than fish oil?

A: Both krill and fish oil are rich in the omega-3 fatty acids, eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), which research has shown can be beneficial in the prevention and treatment of irregular heart beat, blood clots, arterial damage, inflammation,

The Not-So-Sweet Side of Sugar

It’s common knowledge that eating too much sugar can pack on the pounds, but new research is showing that sugar may play an even greater role in coronary heart disease (CHD) and other health issues than previously thought.

“Consuming a diet high in sugar has been shown to cause metabolic abnormalities

Triglycerides: The “Other” Lipid That Affects Your Health

When it comes to determining health risks, cholesterol numbers are given a great deal of attention, but there’s another substance that’s often neglected: triglycerides.

“Triglycerides are a form of lipids [fats] in the blood, as are the various types of cholesterol. After a meal, unneeded calories are stored as triglycerides and then

What Causes Erectile Dysfunction?

What Causes Erectile Dysfunction?

When a man is aroused, the brain sends a signal to the nerves in the penis, which then stimulate the arteries in the penis to open up, filling with blood. Simultaneously, the veins close up and the blood in the arteries becomes trapped, causing enlargement and hardening of the penis.

New Drug Protects the Heart from Diabetes Damage

If you have type 2 diabetes (T2D), you are highly vulnerable to death from heart attack or stroke. Lowering this risk can be challenging if you have any additional risk factors for heart disease, such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol or obesity. These will keep your risk elevated, even

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