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Go Nuts for Nuts

…legume, not a nut) are of this same basic variety. To obtain results like those in the study, you need roughly three ounces of nuts a day—though less can still be helpful. A handful weighs roughly an ounce. Not only are nuts the perfect storehouse for highly unstable essential fatty acids, they are…

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Avoid Antibiotics for Back Pain

…Journal 13;22(4):690–696) I won’t go into extreme detail here, but some media reports were quoting a Danish neurosurgeon claiming that the research was “the stuff of Nobel Prizes…and is going to require us to rewrite the textbooks.” I don’t think that’s going to happen anytime soon. One subgroup…

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A Strawberry A Day To Keep Arthritis Away

…week were less likely to have elevated levels of the protein. These health benefits of strawberries come from fruit that’s either fresh or frozen. For strawberries to make an impact on your bone and joint health, try to incorporate them into your diet daily, 4 to 5 times a week. So go ahead – slice…

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The Skinny on Healthy Cooking Oils

…omega-3 oil and a super-unsaturated fat that has a tendency to become rancid, though, so be sure to use flaxseed oil within three months. * For baking, go with canola oil. Canola oil is another omega-3 oil. It can lower “bad” LDL cholesterol levels without affecting “good” HDL cholesterol levels…

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Interval Training for Weight Loss

…with the two forms of exercise. Most studies have found that the calories burned using the different forms of exercise were about the same, or even less among the interval exercisers. The surprising finding, however, was that interval exercises increased the presence of fat-burning enzymes; fat loss…

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Ease Angina With Padma

…fingers. It can also go from the chest straight through to the back, up to the throat or jaw, or down the right arm. Angina differs from myocardial infarction (MI, or heart attack) primarily in intensity, duration, and frequency. MIs are more painful, last longer, and occur less frequently. The conventional…

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