Most of us have heard of protein, fat, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals as core components of our diet. A lesser known category includes phytonutrients or phytochemicals. While not considered essential nutrients, I consider them extremely powerful compounds for improving health. Phytonutrients are components of plants that have a wide variety of health benefits. They re…

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Many people applaud red wine for its health benefits, however vague these benefits are often presented. A new study from the American Society for Microbiology clears up any ambiguity, linking a specific effect on heart health to a polyphenolic compound: resveratrol.  Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the…

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Peripheral vascular disease PVD is a condition characterised by narrowing of the arteries that supply blood to the legs. Mild cases may cause nothing more than sluggish circulation and cold feet. However, as the disease progresses, it may give rise to more serious complications, such as ulcers and pain in the calf muscles when walking.…

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The Cure For Cardio Vascular Disease, Can It Be That simple? A while ago I was reading some articles about the effect of lifestyle changes on Cardio Vascular Disease CVD. By coincidence I came across the work of Dr. Rath, a German scientist with a mind blowing perspective on CVD. Dr. Rath found evidence that…

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