REPLACING SATURATED FATS WITH VEGETABLE OILS DOES NOT PREVENT YOU DYING FROM HEART DISEASE

April 14, 2016 by  
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Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a group of disorders involving the heart and blood vessels and is the leading cause of death globally1. CVD can result in heart attack, stroke and other serious conditions and more people die from CVDs than any other cause1. As a health practitioner for over 22 years, I’ve been educating my […]

IS LEGALISING MARIJUANA PLAYING WITH FIRE?

March 31, 2014 by  
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In late 2012, the American state of Colorado introduced the legalisation of cannabis. Washington is now also considering legalising cannabis and the world is watching carefully to monitor the effects of these radical changes to their drug laws. But is the legalisation of cannabis a positive or negative amendment? When marijuana is available legally for […]

GUT BACTERIA LINKED TO AUTOIMMUNE DISEASE

November 20, 2013 by  
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GUT BACTERIA TO BLAME FOR RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS    The onset of rheumatoid arthritis may in part be mediated by gut bacteria, according to a US study that for the first time identifies a link to a specific bacterial species. Using DNA analysis to compare gut microbiota in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients and healthy people, researchers […]

WORLD RENOWNED HEART SURGEON SPEAKS OUT ON WHAT REALLY CAUSES HEART DISEASE

July 5, 2013 by  
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Most of my patients know that I believe chronic, systemic inflammation (CSI) is the root cause of heart disease, Alzheimer’s, diabetes, many forms of cancer, and other serious diseases. That’s why I did post-graduate research in this area as I wanted to know the causes and the most effective diets and herbal and nutraceutical treatments for inflammation, […]

INCREASED HEART ATTACK RISK FOR PEOPLE AGEING TOO RAPIDLY

November 17, 2012 by  
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People who had three to four ageing signs such as hair loss and fatty deposits around the eyes had a 57% increased risk of heart attack and a 39% increased risk for heart disease compared to people of the same age who look younger, according to a new study (The Courier Mail). Consult your Naturopathic […]

LOW VITAMIN D LINKED TO HIGHER CARDIOVASCULAR RISK

October 7, 2012 by  
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Largest Epidemiologic Study to Date Links Low Vitamin D to Cardiovascular Risk September 26, 2012 (Copenhagen, Denmark) — There is a firm association between low levels of vitamin D and higher rates of ischemic heart disease, MI, and early death, according to the largest epidemiological study to date to examine this issue [1]. And the […]

CHOLESTEROL-LOWERING DRUGS MAY AFFECT HEART MUSCLE IF CO-Q10 IS DEFICIENT

September 11, 2012 by  
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POTENTIAL RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH TAKING STATINS (CHOLESTEROL-LOWERING DRUGS) According to research published in the Journal of Atherosclerosis and Thrombosis, taking even a small dose of 10mg of statin drugs, such as Crestor, Lipitor, Lipostat, etc can deplete your CoQ10 levels by an amazing 40% in just 2 months. Muscle pain is one common side effect […]

NUTRIENT SUPPLEMENTS MAY PREVENT DISEASE

July 10, 2012 by  
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EATING A BALANCED DIET WILL NOT PREVENT NUTRIENT DEFICIENCIES AND DISEASE – NUTRIENT SUPPLEMENTS PRESCRIBED SPECIFICALLY FOR YOUR BIOLOGICALLY UNIQUE BODY PROBABLY WILL The Forces Against Health inAustralia Nutritional medicine could save hundreds of millions of lives, but vested interests actively pursue the opposite. Commentary by Ian Brighthope, M.D.                                                        Orthomolecular Medicine News Service, June 25, […]

EATING BERRIES LINKED TO LOWER PARKINSON’S RISK IN MEN

July 4, 2012 by  
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Eating a bowel of berries every week can reduce the chances of developing Parkinson’s by a quarter, researchers have claimed. Men who regularly consume foods rich in naturally occurring flavonoids, such as berries, apples, certain vegetables, tea and red wine, may significantly reduce their risk for developing Parkinson’s disease (PD), according to a large-scale study […]

Sugar-Sweetened Drinks May Pose Heart Risks to Women, Study Suggests

November 14, 2011 by  
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  According to Denise Mann – Health Day reporter from the Health Day News (13.11.11):   “Drinking two or more sugar-sweetened beverages a day may boost a woman’s risk for developing heart disease and diabetes — even if this habit isn’t causing her to pack on extra pounds, a new study says. Sugary sodas and other […]

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