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Exercise Your Heart

…them (like during a stressful situation), they won't be able to do their job. That's when heart attacks strike. For real cardiovascular benefits, you have to increase your pulse rate up from its normal working rate and keep it up long enough for your blood vessels to dilate. Almost any exercise can be…

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Interval Training for Weight Loss

…Studies have found, for example, that an interval exercise program, in which individuals exercised for 2 minutes at 97 percent of their maximum heart rate (MHR) followed by a recovery period of 3 minutes of low intensity exercise, burned the same amount of calories as a program of aerobic exercise in…

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Why You Should Eat More Garlic

…of using garlic extracts to help prevent heart disease. In a double-blind study, 19 individuals were given either a placebo or aged garlic extract for one year. Researchers wanted to see if the garlic alone, without any dietary changes, could change the rate at which atherosclerosis (clogging of the…

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Why You Should Walk for Exercise

…the rate at which you can dump toxins out through your lungs. And the impact with each step puts healthy stress on your bones, reducing your risk of developing osteoporosis. Walking can also be highly effective in weight loss as long as you are walking vigorously enough to increase your heart rate, for…

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Fight Depression with Fatty Acids

The incidence of depression has been increasing at an alarming rate over the last 50 or so years. And taking drugs for depression is becoming as common as taking high blood pressure medication. Like many of the other emerging health problems we’re facing, the increase in depression can be linked directly…

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A Spicy Alternative to NSAIDs

…those who used NSAIDs regularly to those who didn’t. After about 3 years, those who regularly used NSAIDs had a tremendous increase in their risk of heart attack, stroke, and death. Those who used NSAIDs had a 90% greater risk of dying from all causes and a 126% greater risk of dying from cardiovascular…

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Stop the Flu With Resveratrol

…the effects of resveratrol on mice. Animals given the compound following inoculation with the influenza virus had a 40 percent increased survival rate compared to those not given resveratrol. And six days after the infection, the mice given resveratrol had 98 percent lower pulmonary viral antibody…

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How To Maximize the Benefits of a Walking Regimen

…Madison University, showed that people who used walking poles while hiking over a variety of terrain improved their lung capacity and increased their heart rate (both indicators of cardiovascular health) and burned more calories while on the hike. Also, rather than continuing on the same route every day,…

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