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7 Surprising Factors That Increase Heart Disease Risk

From Cathe You’re already familiar with the most common causes of cardiovascular disease and lifestyle changes you can make to lower your risk. Research shows that smoking, excessive use of alcohol, eating a poor diet, being inactive, type 2 diabetes, hypertension, elevated lipids, and having a strong family history of heart disease increase the odds …
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High-intensity exercise improves memory in seniors

From Science Daily Researchers at McMaster University who examine the impact of exercise on the brain have found that high-intensity workouts improve memory in older adults. The study, published in the journal Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism, has widespread implications for treating dementia, a catastrophic disease that affects approximately half a million Canadians and is expected …
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One avocado a day helps lower ‘bad’ cholesterol for heart healthy benefits

Science Daily Move over, apples — new research from Penn State suggests that eating one avocado a day may help keep “bad cholesterol” at bay. According to the researchers, bad cholesterol can refer to both oxidized low-density lipoprotein (LDL) and small, dense LDL particles. In a randomized, controlled feeding study, the researchers found that eating …