Heart Disease

Pulmonary embolism

Pulmonary Embolism Prevention + 5 Natural Remedies

About half of all people who have pulmonary embolism (PE) display virtually no symptoms, the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute reports. In fact, many aren’t aware at all of having the condition. (1) The number of people affected by PE and deep vein thrombosis is between 300,000-600,000 people each year in the United States alone. (2) Pulmonary embolism is life-threatening and very serious … Read More

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Bean sprouts - Dr. Axe

Top 5 Health Benefits of Bean Sprouts (#2 Is a Sight to Behold)

Bean sprouts are exactly what they sound like — literally sprouts that come from beans — and while sprouting can be done using just about any bean, the most common bean sprouts usually come from mung beans and soybeans. They’re filled with fiber and virtually fat-free, especially the mung bean version, which is why they’re a filling, healthy option. Bean sprouts are … Read More

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Dangers of fracking - Dr. Axe

Dangers of Fracking (Here’s What It’s Doing to Your Body)

When we talk about health, it’s impossible to ignore the impacts certain types of energy have on our breathing, wellness and even cancer risk. And as our country increasingly looks to ways to fuel the modern lifestyle, it’s important to note the potential health side effects of these tactics. Here, we focus on the dangers of fracking, particularly as it … Read More

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Soba noodles - Dr. Axe

Soba Noodles: The Gluten-Free Noodles that Combat Heart Disease

Looking for an alternative to wheat-based noodles that provide some awesome health benefits? Soba noodles, eaten hot or cold, are loaded with buckwheat nutrition, especially when you make sure to buy the authentic, 100 percent buckwheat variety. Surprisingly, buckwheat is not wheat or even related to wheat. Buckwheat is actually an ancient grain that provides consumers with amino acids, vitamins, minerals and … Read More

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Acorn squash nutrition - Dr. Axe

Top 7 Acorn Squash Nutrition Benefits

What looks like an acorn but tastes like a squash … and helps your body fight disease? The answer is simple: the acorn squash. Named for its acorn-like shape, the acorn squash is part of the Cucurbita family of vegetables known for its disease-fighting and immunity-boosting properties. Acorn squash nutrition, like butternut squash nutrition, is packed with an incredible number of essential nutrients … Read More

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Is sugar bad for you - Dr. Axe

Is Sugar Bad for You? Here’s How It Destroys Your Body

Is sugar bad for you? Can it really have a head-to-toe impact on the human body? When we’re talking about added sugar, the answer is a resounding “yes.” Although the sugar industry has actively fought to change public opinion about the health effects of sugar, we now know today that sugar impacts just about every organ system in the body. And not in … Read More

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Pecan nutrition - Dr. Axe

Pecan Nutrition Benefits the Hearth, Brain, Bones & More

The savory taste of the pecan is worth a lot more than a delicious pie from grandma — this nut may help you stay healthy for a long time thanks to the wonders of pecan nutrition. Pecan trees grow fiercely large and provide many of these scrumptious treats that have been shown to aid in weight loss, protect the body … Read More

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Paprika - Dr. Axe

Paprika: The Antioxidant-Rich Spice that Fights Disease

Who knew a tablespoon of red powder could contain so much goodness? Meet paprika, the pepper-based spice that helps your body steer clear of disease. From its discovery in the New World in the 1400s to the current use around the world of this handy ingredient, paprika has been much loved since entering the scene when explorers brought some home … Read More

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BMI chart - Dr. Axe

Does Your BMI Really Matter? Why The BMI Chart Can Be Misleading

In 1980 around 10 percent to 14 percent of adults globally older than 20 years old were considered obese. Fast-forward to today and the number of those struggling with obesity is around 30 percent. Considering the World Health Organization (WHO) reports that worldwide prevalence of obesity has more than doubled since the 1980s, reducing the number of both children and adults who … Read More

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