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The Importance of Breakfast On Your Day

The Importance of Breakfast On Your Day

Eat Daily.The importance of breakfast was highlighted in a recent survey of 2,959 members of the National Weight Control Registry (a group of more than 5...

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Is Fasting Good for Your Health?

Fasting, the practice of voluntarily going without food for a period of time, dates back centuries, and has often been performed as a religious or cultural ritual. However, people want to know: is fasting good for your health?

For many years...

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Dining Out – Eat Heart Smart

The vast majority of Dr. Crandall‘s patients have one thing in common: They are overweight, love dining out and and eat more than they should. And actually, that’s a polite way to put it. In fact, in recent years the rate of obesity in this...

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Make Your Holidays Healthier

Follow these steps throughout the winter holidays to ensure you don’t overburden your heart.

Don’t Overindulge During The Holidays

Stick to your usual healthy eating pattern during the lead-up to the holidays. Remember, there will...

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Gut Bacteria: Your ‘Minibrain’

Now that our view of gut bacteria has changed, we’re also finding that these microbes can influence whether a person will be fat or thin.

Gut bacteria act as a minibrain by producing a wide range of hormones. Because they contain neurotran...

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Benefits of Seaweed In A Diet

Adding dried seaweed to manufactured and homemade foods is heart-healthy because of its high fiber content, as well as the wealth of antioxidants and other beneficial chemicals it offers, according to a new study in the Journal Phycologia.


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No ‘Secret Formula’ for Dieting

A few years ago, while I was working on the manuscript for my book, “The Simple Heart Cure: The 90 Day Program to Stop and Reverse Heart Disease,” I realized that I would like to include a healthy diet that could help readers prevent or e...

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Obesity Takes 14 Years Off Life

We know that people who are very fat tend to live shorter life spans. But how much shorter?

According to a new study, obesity cuts 14 years from your life.

Body Mass Index (BMI) Greater than 40%

Researchers found that people with a bod...

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