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Vitamin D May Prevent Diabetes

Photo Credit Ma Guihua

Photo Credit Ma Guihua

Do you take vitamin D?

Vitamin D deficiency has been linked to type 2 diabetes and heart disease, two illnesses that commonly occur together and are the most common cause of illness and death in Western countries.

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Spice It Up with Coconut Oil

By Michael Fuhrman, D.C.

 

Coconut oil appears to possess a variety of useful properties that may make it, when used appropriately, an excellent dietary fat.

 

Coconut oil is full of antioxidative compounds which helps protect it from oxidation and degradation.

 

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Take Care of Your Teeth for Your Heart

Thanksgiving Day is just around the corner. As you enjoy good food and celebrate with family, please remember to brush your teeth.

 

A Columbia University study teaches us that taking care of the gums by brushing, flossing, and regular dental visits could help hold heart disease at bay.

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Air Pollution Ups Heart Attack Risk

Short-term exposure (for up to 7 days) to all major air pollutants, with the exception of ozone, is significantly associated with an increased risk of heart attack.

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