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Oil Change for the Heart: Heart benefits seen in as little as two weeks with fish or soy oils

Taking daily supplements of fish or soy oil may improve cardiac function and protect against heart attacks in the short-term, say researchers from Emory University School of Medicine. The study results are the first to show that soy oil increases heart rate variability (HRV), a measure of cardiac autonomic function. "Our findings contradict the current [...]

Oil Change for the Heart: Heart benefits seen in as little as two weeks with fish or soy oils 2018-02-15T15:53:01+00:00

Folic acid among top heart nutrients

Attendees at the American Heart Association’s 58th Annual High Blood Pressure Research Conference heard evidence that women who consumed more than 800 mcg/day of folic acid reduced their risk of high blood pressure by almost a third compared to those who consumed less than 200 mcg/day. Researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston used [...]

Folic acid among top heart nutrients 2015-09-09T13:49:31+00:00

Hawthorn improves heart condition

Congestive heart failure (CHF) is a disease where the heart is weakened and can no longer pump enough blood to support the body’s needs. When less blood is pumped, fluid becomes forced into the lungs and other tissues causing congestion and edema. CHF results in serious damage to the heart muscle and valves, and leaves [...]

Hawthorn improves heart condition 2018-02-15T15:53:46+00:00

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