Two Amino Acids Stop Irregular Heartbeats

(Health Secrets Newsletter) Irregular heartbeats, technically known as cardiac arrhythmias, put more than 850,000 people in the hospital every year in the U.S. That number is expected to increase as the population ages. Many others are treated on an outpatient basis for frightening erratic heartbeats that can feel like the heart is doing flutters and…

Discover the Truth about Calcium and Cholesterol

(Health Secrets Newsletter) There’s plenty of misinformation about calcium supplementation floating around. But what you really need to know is that all calcium is not created equal.  Calcium from raw whole foods is beneficial and necessary. But calcium thrown into processed food as a sales gimmick, or supplemental calcium taken alone without its balancing vitamins and minerals is likely to do more…

Natto: Big Benefits for Your Heart and Skin

(Health Secrets Newsletter) The Japanese have long believed natto brings optimal cardiovascular health, and it has been a staple of nutrition in Japan since feudal times.  Today natto is showing up across America in outlets that cater to the Japanese and the health conscious. And for those needing scientific proof, research teams are busy documenting the health benefits of eating…

Olive Oil Cuts Stroke Risk

Replacing other fats in your diet with olive oil could reduce your risk of having a stroke by more than 40% according to a French study, published in the journal Neurology. Olive oil has previously been identified as having many health benefits, such as reducing the risk of many cancers, being effective against HER-2 breast cancer,…

Banish High Blood Pressure Without Drugs

According to the American Heart Association, one out of every three adults suffers with elevated blood pressure. This means that at least one third of our population is at risk of heart trouble. Fortunately you can correct high blood pressure with common sense, natural remedies, simple dietary and lifestyle changes, and without resorting to blood pressure drugs.…

Two Apples A Day Keep the Cardiologist Away

Instead of candy and salty snacks, try giving yourself and your kids treats of the luscious miracle fruits like tangerines, blueberries, and especially apples. Apples have recently become this season’s star celebrity in healthy eating thanks to recent research. The unassuming apple hasn’t generated this much notoriety since Adam and Eve were kicked out of the Garden…

Dangers of Blood Transfusions Documented

(Health Secrets)  Knowing the dangers of blood transfusions may make you think twice. Blood transfusions increase the risk of complications and reduce survival rates. Recent research is revealing that almost immediately after it is donated, blood begins to loose its ability to transfer oxygen from red cells into the tissues of the patient. When patients receive…

Good Cholesterol Reduces Alzheimer’s Risk

There’s a lot of focus on reducing our cholesterol levels, but we need to be careful just to reduce “bad” cholesterol and to maintain our levels of “good” cholesterol according to researchers at Columbia University, who believe HDL cholesterol helps to reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer’s While we are all now well aware that LDL cholesterol…