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Vitamin C Factor

09 Mar Novel New Supplement May Reduce Coronary Artery Plaque and Prevent Heart Disease

Doctor Linus Pauling was a phenomenal genius who won the noble prize for his work on the structure of DNA. His extensive research on Vitamin C and amino acids are world renown. The benefits of Vitamin C include fighting infection and shortening the length of the common cold. We understand that Vitamin C can be wonderful for the immune system, but when combined with the amino acids, lysine, and proline, a whole new level of healing occurs in the body. That understanding has been bolstered by the work of Doctor...

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09 Sep New York Times: Low-Carb Betters Low-fat In a Major Study

Low-carb approaches to eating, when done correctly, focus on healthy, organic fats. These fats, unlike the carbohydrate-rich diets prevalent today, form a sustainable food lifestyle. According to new research published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, low-carb, high-fat diets can strengthen heart function and reduce abnormal body fat weight composition. The study, which was financed by the National Institutes of Health, included 150 men and women from different racial backgrounds. For one year, researchers restricted the amount of carbs and fat participants could consume, but did not restrict overall calorie intake. First...

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29 Aug Scientific Proof Low-Carb Atkins Diet Is Best

The results of one of the most scientifically based and comprehensive study of diets in premenopausal overweight women are in! And The Atkins Diet is the clear winner. The Journal of the American Medical Association compared the Atkins, Zone, Ornish, and the LEARN diets both for efficacy in losing weight and for blood markers to asses risk for stroke and heart disease; Atkin's by far was superior! The patients in Atkins had the greatest drop in blood glucose, triglycerides, insulin, and blood pressure; the greatest rise in good HDL cholesterol and the...

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The Salerno Solution by Dr. John Salerno

31 Jan Introducing Our Newest Book, The Salerno Solution: An Ounce of Prevention, A Lifetime of Health

The Salerno Center for Complementary Medicine is proud to announce the release of our latest book, The Salerno Solution: An Ounce of Prevention, A Lifetime of Health. During a person’s lifetime, there are many food, lifestyle, and personal choices one makes. While performing research for the book, Dr. Salerno extensively studied nutritional habits and the effects of using powerful vitamin ingredients. For the first time, a book exists that explains what, where, and how to find natural, healthy foods. As a helpful accoutrement, Dr. Salerno has added detailed charts and vitamin...

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19 Dec 99-Year-Old Scientist Eats Meat, Butter, and Cheese Daily

For many individuals, fat is something to lookout for, but for Dr. Fred Kummerow – fat is truly essential. Dr. Kummerow, a 99-year-old nutrition scientist and early opponent of artificial fats, discovered processed food's hidden health risk. Through his pioneering research and close observation, Dr. Kummerow was able to establish a correlation between trans fats, hydrogenated oils found in certain foods, and other forms of heart disease. Way before the FDA considered some fats as unhealthy, Dr. Kummerow studied arteries from heart attack patients, and many were found to be full...

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16 Feb A Valentine’s Day Bonus – Chocolate

Chocolate is produced from the seed of the tropical tree Theobroma cacao and has been cultivated for at least three millennia in Mexico, Central America and Northern South America. The earliest documented use of chocolate is dated to be around 1100 BC by Mesoamerican and Aztecs, who used chocolate in a beverage. Chocolate similar to many teas are a good source of flavanols, a compound that has been shown to have anti-inflammatory as well as antioxidant properties. A recent study published in European Heart journal found that daily consumption of dark...

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