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Fiber as a Way to Decrease Inflammation Levels

Low-grade systemic inflammation is associated with an increased risk of various diseases, including cardiovascular disease (CVD) and cancer. Modifiable factors can reduce inflammation and potentially modulate disease risk. One of these factors is dietary fiber intake, in which higher intakes have been associated with lower systemic inflammation in various studies, in both healthy adults and […]
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Health Benefits of Mushroom Consumption

Mushrooms are regarded as a vegetable but they are actually fungi. They have been consumed as a functional food by many cultures for centuries because of their unique taste, subtle flavor, and role in a healthful diet, being low in calories, carbohydrates, sodium, and fats and cholesterol-free. Edible mushrooms are rich in compounds such as […]
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Coffee Drinking Benefits to Cardiovascular Health

According to studies being presented at the American College of Cardiology’s 71st Annual Scientific Session, drinking coffee, particularly two to three cups a day, is not only associated with a lower risk of heart disease and arrhythmias but also with living longer.     The researchers that these analyses are the largest to look at coffee’s […]
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NAD for the Treatment of Heart Failure

Heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF) is a prevalent form of cardiac decompensation that is increasing with population aging and there still no evidence-based therapies for it. Although is the leading cause of hospitalization in the elderly with almost a third of discharged patients being admitted or dying within 3 months. The search for […]
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How Much Sleep Do We Really Need?

A good night’s sleep plays an important role in our health and cognitive function, it not only helps maintain good overall health, but it also helps in maintaining our psychological health. As we get older, we can start having alterations in our sleep patterns, which are thought to contribute to cognitive decline and psychiatric disorders […]
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You Have No Time to Lift? Here are Some Tips According to a New Study

Strength training increases muscular strength and hypertrophy, and provides numerous other positive health benefits, including improved functional ability, cardiometabolic risk profile and well-being. A lot of people refrain from performing strength training and other forms of exercise, and as much as a quarter of the world’s population are at risk for developing health-related conditions linked […]
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