What factors are playing a role in Alzheimer’s, cognitive decline and cardiovascular disease?

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Can free radicals clog up your arteries?

Can free radicals clog up your arteries?

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler
Yes they can. Oxidative stress is recognized as an important factor in the creation of cardiovascular disease. The following research is interesting because the participants were 114 healthy non-smokers without any known atherosclerosis (Ashfaq S, et al. 2006). Oxidative stress was estimated by measuring blood levels of glutathione, it’s oxidized...
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Well proven, but often overlooked cardiovascular risk factor

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler
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Does protein affect your risk for cardiovascular disease?

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler
We basically have 4 big categories of fat, monounsaturated fat (MUFA), polyunsaturated fat (PUFA), saturated fat and trans fat. Examples of MUFA are nuts. Examples of PUFA are vegetable oils, but also some nuts, especially walnuts and also omega 3 fat from fish and fish oil. The highest amount of...
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Omega 3 fatty acids and your arteries.

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler
Arteries usually get stiffer as we get older. I review at a lot of research, and my conclusion is that it is not how many years you have lived that is the most important factor, but your lifestyle and nutritional habits. Eating healthy anti-inflammatory food and stressing your body regularly...
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Easy way to improve the function of your blood vessels.

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler
Vascular endothelium function tend to decline as we get older unless we have a healthy lifestyle and eat a certain way. The endothelium is the inner layer of the blood vessels. Research has shown that the severity of endothelial dysfunction relates to cardiovascular disease (Widlansky ME, et al. 2003). Is...
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Early predictor of atherosclerosis.

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler
Oxidative stress is an important factor in the development of atherosclerosis (buildup in the arteries). For that reason, measuring oxidative stress could be used as a predictor of early atherosclerosis. This is what was investigated in a study of healthy non-smokers (Ashfaq S, et al. 2006). Carotid intima-media thickness was measured...
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Can it be this easy to reduce your risk of dying?

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler
Cardiovascular disease will increase your risk of dying, that is well established. If you could decrease your risk for cardiovascular disease, you would decrease your risk of dying. The research I review here will show you a very easy way to do that. The study included 9,820 participants with an average...
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What happens when you eat a high protein diet?

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What could be a common cause of both low back pain and cardiovascular disease?

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This may be one of the reasons blood vessels get damaged.

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler
Increased triglyceride levels in the blood has for a long time been recognized as a risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Why, though, has not been understood very well. This research may shed some light on the mechanism. High triglyceride levels trigger foam cell formation which recruit monocytes, a type of...
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What can an avocado a day do for you?

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler
A fresh avocado cut in halfAvocados contain a lot of fat, including a certain type of fat called monounsaturated fatty acids, which are beneficial. How beneficial are they?The reviewed research compared a low fat diet (24% fat) with two moderate fat diets (34% fat) (Wang L, et al. 2015). The...
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