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Routine periodic fasting good for health, heart


April 4th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 04 (ANI): Routine periodic fasting may help promote health and reduce the risk of heart disease, according to a new study.Cardiologists with the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute have ... Read more...

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Coronary artery calcium may help predict heart disease risk


April 28th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 28 (ANI): A new research suggests that adding coronary artery calcium scores (CACS) to traditional risk factors for coronary heart disease (CHD) events significantly improves predictions of risk, and results ... Read more...

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Low-carb, high-fat diets spell significant cardiac risk


December 10th, 2009 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 10 (IANS) People who follow a low-carb, high-fat diet (LCHF) are more susceptible to cardio-diseases, says a study. The research was lead by Steven Hunter from the Royal Victoria Hospital in ... Read more...

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High fibre diets bad for controlling diabetes, heart disease


December 18th, 2008 - 10:47 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 18 (IANS) A new Canadian study has found that beans, peas, pasta, lentils and boiled rice are better for controlling type-2 diabetes and heart disease risks than high-fibre diets like ... Read more...

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Diet rich in nuts, beans and lentils helps control diabetes


December 17th, 2008 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): A diet rich in nuts, beans and lentils have been found effective in lowering blood sugar levels in people with Type 2 diabetes, according to a new ... Read more...

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Exercise cuts heart disease risk in overweight women


April 29th, 2008 - 12:44 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 29 (ANI): Researchers at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, have found that exercise reduces the risk of heart disease in overweight or obese women.However, the researchers also ... Read more...

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