Is the Cholesterol in Your Food Really a Concern?

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It has long been a common myth that cholesterol consumed in foods, called dietary cholesterol, impacts the level of cholesterol in your body. Well, consider that myth busted. Science is now speaking and it seems as though the blame may have been misplaced all along. There are other factors in our diet that are more likely to be contributing to health problems and, specifically, heart disease.

Untangling Dietary Cholesterol and Blood Cholesterol

Dietary cholesterol and blood cholesterol levels still may be related, ...

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Everything You Need to Know Before Visiting the Chiropractor

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Say goodbye to chronic back pain

Chiropractic treatment is one of the most popular forms of integrative health care in the United States. Half of adults in the U.S. have had some experience as a patient of a chiropractor, and 33.5 million U.S. adults reported visiting a chiropractor within the last 12 months.

Chiropractic treatment focuses on the relationship between the structure of the body (mainly the spine) and how it functions. Chiropractic treatment is located on the conservative end of the ...

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NSAIDs increase heart attack and stroke risk

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FDA strengthens warning that NSAIDs increase heart attack and stroke risk

Back in 2005, the FDA warned that taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) like ibuprofen and naproxen increased the risk of having a heart attack or stroke. In July 2015 the FDA took the unusual step of further strengthening this warning. This was done on the advice of an expert panel that reviewed additional information about NSAIDs and their risks. Because ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil) and naproxen (Aleve) are available ...

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Dietary Cholesterol and the Lack of Evidence in Cardiovascular Disease

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Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death in the United States. For years, dietary cholesterol was implicated in increasing blood cholesterol levels leading to the elevated risk of CVD. To date, extensive research did not show evidence to support a role of dietary cholesterol in the development of CVD. As a result, the 2015–2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans removed the recommendations of restricting dietary cholesterol to 300 mg/day. This review summarizes the current literature regarding dietary cholesterol intake ...

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Free eBook : Good Posture

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Download your free copy of the Good Posture eBook:

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“The way we sleep, the pillows we choose and how we use our phones are some of the lifestyle choices that all contribute to the
gradual breakdown of your posture…….”

  • Good posture is natural, but our modern world often stands in the way
  • Awareness and daily practice are the best ways to improve your posture
  • Causes | How did it get this bad?
  • Solutions | How can I fix it?
  • Five ...
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The Super Easy Diet Plan That Helped This Guy Lose 130 Pounds

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Unlike most people, Giovanni Enea didn’t experience a distinct turning point when he realized it was time to lose weight and get back in shape. “I just woke up one morning and thought, ‘you know, let’s just try this one last time,'” he says. Enea, 21, a student who is studying computer science in Italy, says he’d struggled with obesity for so long up until that point that it practically felt normal. “I’ve been obese since can remember. There isn’t ...

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6 Exercises that Improve Posture and Reduce Back Pain

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Poor posture is an underlying cause of back pain.

Workout at your desk with these stretches that reduce tension, strengthen the back and help prevent slouching.

By Stephanie Mansour, originally posted on NBC News

If you’re sitting at your desk right now — like you do every day for eight-plus hours — there’s a strong chance you feel a twinge of discomfort somewhere.

Maybe it’s your lower back that starts to ache. Or your neck and shoulders ...

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Imaging is as Good as the Eyes that Read It

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To Improve Health, Cut Costs, Walmart Pushes For Better Medical Imaging For Workers

Walmart Inc., the nation’s largest private employer, is worried that too many of its workers are having health conditions misdiagnosed, leading to unnecessary surgery and wasted health spending.

The issue crystallized for Walmart officials when they discovered about half of the company’s workers who went to the Mayo Clinic and other specialized hospitals for back surgery in the past few years turned out not to need those operations. They ...

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An Opioid Exit Strategy, how chiropractors may hold the key

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The number of people who die from opioid overdoses leaving families torn apart and loved ones reeling has been increasing at an alarming rate. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has seen five times the number of deaths from prescription and illegal opioids since 1999. This public health emergency is being addressed by government at many levels, but the Foundation for Chiropractic Progress thinks it can change that, with its “conservative care first” approach.

“For the most part, pain is ...

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Chiropractic Care for MS

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By Marie Suszynski for Every Day Health

Chiropractic is a form of complementary medicine that focuses primarily on the musculoskeletal system. Chiropractic treatments — often called adjustments — usually involve hands-on manipulation of the spine and sometimes other joints.

Clinical research has found some evidence that chiropractic spinal manipulations can help with low back pain and may also be helpful for neck pain and headache. Indeed, the most common reasons for visits to chiropractors are low back pain, ...

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