Surprising research on lower mortality.

Surprising research on lower mortality.

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler, Ph.D., L.Ac.
  This population-based study included 495 077 women and men with an average age of 56.6 years (Li ZH, et al., 2020). The researchers wanted to find out if glucosamine would affect mortality. They evaluated all-cause mortality and mortality due to cardiovascular disease, cancer, respiratory and digestive disease. The average...
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How to lower your cholesterol LDL levels?

How to lower your cholesterol LDL levels?

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler
Can it be this easy to lower your cholesterol and LDL?   The following research compiled data from several randomized controlled studies thatinvestigated the effects of turmeric and curcumin on blood triglycerides, total cholesterol, LDLcholesterol, and HDL cholesterol in subjects with metabolic diseases (Yuan F, et.al., 2019).The above-mentioned compounds are...
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Can certain foods increase your risk for advanced prostate cancer?

Can certain foods increase your risk for advanced prostate cancer?

  They started following 27,607 men without cancer from 1994 to 2008 who developed distant organ metastases (it spread to other parts of the body), and men who died from prostate cancer during the follow-up. This is what the researchers found. Men who consumed 2.5 or more eggs per week...
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One good reason it is important to have a low omega 6 to omega 3 fatty acid ratio

One good reason it is important to have a low omega 6 to omega 3 fatty acid ratio

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler
  Both omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids are essential which means we have to get them through the diet, since the body cannot make them.  The omega 6 fatty acid intake is quite a bit higher than the omega 3 intake the way most people eat now. Omega...
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Is there an effective way to lower blood pressure without medications?

Is there an effective way to lower blood pressure without medications?

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler, Ph.D., L.Ac.
It is very common–even if it is not necessary–to see that the blood pressure is increasing with age.   With medications, blood pressure usually comes down, but it may still not be as low as we would like it to be. Blood pressure medications also comes with side effects. What else can...
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Oxidative stress is involved in cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s Disease

Oxidative stress is involved in cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s Disease

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler, Ph.D., L.Ac.
Increased oxidative stress has been documented in the frontal cortex in individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and in patients with mild cognitive impairment (Ansari, MA 2010).  One of the emerging causative factors associated with Alzheimer’s pathology is oxidative stress. This AD-related increase in oxidative stress has been attributed to decreased levels...
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What factors are playing a role in Alzheimer’s, cognitive decline and cardiovascular disease?

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3 Important Benefits of Flax Seeds

3 Important Benefits of Flax Seeds

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler, Ph.D., L.Ac.
One of the impressive health benefits of flax seeds is the ability to decrease blood pressure (Rodriguez-Leyva D, et.al., 2013). In a double-blinded, placebo-controlled study, 30 g of flax seeds daily for 6 months reduced the systolic blood pressure of 10 mm Hg and the diastolic blood pressure with 7...
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How dangerous is sitting?

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Deep-fried food and the risk of prostate cancer

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Low grade inflammation and depression.

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler
There is more and more evidence that low grade inflammation is involved in all chronic conditions. Low grade systemic inflammation, as it is called, means inflammation that affects the whole body. This type of inflammation does not have to give you any visible signs like a swollen joint, like we...
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Dental plaque and cancer.

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler
You may have heard that having infections in the mouth can increase the risk of cardiovascular disease. The research reviewed investigated the association between dental plaque and cancer (Soder B, et al. 2012). The study was conducted in Sweden where the researchers randomly selected 1,390 healthy young people both females...
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