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Have Canadian Scientists Discovered the Cause of High Cholesterol?

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November 27, 2012

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A team of scientists in Canada have discovered that a protein called resistin actually causes high levels of LDL (“bad”) cholesterol which elevates a person’s risk of developing heart disease. This particular protein gets secreted by the fat tissues in the body. These astonishing findings were first presented at the… Read More
 

Why Lupus Patients Should consider taking Vitamin D Supplements

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November 19, 2012

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Why Lupus Patients Should consider taking Vitamin D Supplements
According to a new clinical study that was published in Arthritis Research and Therapy, there is evidence to suggest that vitamin D supplementation could act as an immunomodulatory agent for systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). As you may remember from our previous post titled “Get in the Loop – Raising Awareness… Read More
 

A New Discovery May Lead to New Treatment for Diabetes

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November 17, 2012

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A New Discovery May Lead to New Treatment for Diabetes
While still controversial, stem cells may provide the key to treating people with type 1 diabetes. Researchers have identified stem cells in the adult pancreas that can be manipulated into cells which will produce insulin. This incredible new finding could mean that one day in the near future, people who… Read More
 

Why People with Lupus Should Try the Paleo Diet

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November 15, 2012

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Why People with Lupus Should Try the Paleo Diet
The Paleolithic diet is one that helped the cavemen thrive in a time when food was not so easily obtained. The current paleo diet focuses on foods that are naturally available, fresh, and free of any added preservatives. With the main bulk of this diet coming from vegetables and meats,… Read More
 

High Cholesterol Myths: What’s Real and What Isn’t!

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November 12, 2012

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High Cholesterol Myths: What’s Real and What Isn’t!
The waxy substance that we all know as “cholesterol” can be found linked up with the lipids floating through our bloodstream. Our bodies use this cholesterol for many things, like producing brand new healthy cells. Since research has shown that our bodies are capable of producing their own cholesterol, many… Read More
 

Diabetes Awareness Month has Kicked Off!

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November 7, 2012

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Diabetes Awareness Month has Kicked Off!
Every November, organizations and communities come together in support of Diabetes Awareness Month. With the number of people who have been diagnosed with diabetes in the United States, raising further awareness for both type 1 and type 2 diabetes has never been more important. National diabetes organizations are working together… Read More
 

10 Ways to Reduce the Side Effects from Methotrexate

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November 4, 2012

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10 Ways to Reduce the Side Effects from Methotrexate
Now, if you remember from our previous post, What’s the 411 on Methotrexate, this medication was originally developed in the 1950’s as a treatment for cancer patients. Currently, it is often prescribed as an effective form of treatment for rheumatoid arthritis and other autoimmune diseases. While methotrexate has been proven… Read More
 

U.S. Sees Improvement in Cholesterol Levels

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October 31, 2012

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U.S. Sees Improvement in Cholesterol Levels
Now, in two of our last posts, we discussed common causes of high cholesterol and 10 good cholesterol lowering foods. Well, it seems that the general population has been doing better with their cholesterol levels, because a recent study showed that the average levels of total cholesterol have been moving… Read More
 

Why People with Arthritis Should Try the Paleo Diet

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October 28, 2012

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Why People with Arthritis Should Try the Paleo Diet
For a while now, many health care providers and nutrition experts were aware that certain diets could either help or worsen the symptoms associated with various medical conditions (anything from gout, rheumatoid arthritis, fibromyalgia, and even asthma). More recently, people have been discovering that a paleo style of eating could… Read More
 

Top 10 Cholesterol Lowering Foods

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October 24, 2012

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Top 10 Cholesterol Lowering Foods
Now, before discussing a number of really good foods which can help to prevent high cholesterol by naturally lowering your levels, it is important to remember that cholesterol is an important part of the body. However, research studies have shown that the human body is capable of producing all of… Read More
 
 
 

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