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  Category: Articles » Articles by Author » Author: Ng Peng Hock
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51.What Can A Herbal Wonder Drug Do For Your Heart!
All of us know garlic which is most often used as a seasoning or a condiment. You either like it or hate it when you see it on or smell it from your food. Garlic, whether raw ...
[Added: 21 Nov 2006   Hits: 271   Words: 459]

52.Can High Dose Statin Help Reduce Blood Cholesterol Levels?
High blood cholesterol level can raise the risk of getting heart disease. And if one with high blood cholesterol already develops some form of heart disease for example heart attack, then the situation becomes more serious. As ...
[Added: 18 Nov 2006   Hits: 227   Words: 444]

53.Test Blood First To Decide What Diet Is Best
People have different reasons to engage in any weight loss program: some chase for body images, some may have health problems such as high cholesterol, diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, etc., yet others just want to keep themselves healthy. If you are dieters, you will probably hear of Dr ...
[Added: 17 Nov 2006   Hits: 293   Words: 453]

54.A New Test To Save Potential Heart Attack
Chest pain although not 100 percent but is a likely symptom for potential heart attack. Many may simply end up death because doctors cannot accurately diagnose and treat patients who have nondiagnostic ECG results and normal cardiac enzymes. Recently, a 15-second emergency-room test can determine ...
[Added: 15 Nov 2006   Hits: 946   Words: 438]

55.When And What To Eat Is Key For Diabetics!
People always associate sugar with diabetes. Perhaps it is partly because of the fact that patients with diabetes are monitored with regular measurement of their blood sugar. As you know, diabetes causes one's body not to produce or properly use ...
[Added: 14 Nov 2006   Hits: 655   Words: 457]

56.Are You Aware That Walnuts Can Combat Unhealthy Fats?
Walnuts (genus Juglans) are plants in the walnut family Juglandaceae. There are 21 species in the genus range. The best-known member of the genus is the Persian Walnut (Juglans regia). The nuts of all the species are edible, ...
[Added: 13 Nov 2006   Hits: 261   Words: 442]

57.Are You A Perfectionist?
A perfectionist is one who regards anything short of perfect as unacceptable. But in the eyes of experts in psychology, perfectionists are those who hold unrealistically high standards and judge themselves or others as always falling short. Using 45-item questionnaire, psychology Professor Gordon ...
[Added: 12 Nov 2006   Hits: 247   Words: 525]

58.How Good Is Good Cholesterol?
Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance that can be found in all parts of the body. It does not mix with blood, and it has to be carried in the bloodstream through packages called lipoproteins. There are ...
[Added: 11 Nov 2006   Hits: 260   Words: 433]

59.Soy And Its Healing Power On Heart Disease
Does soybean look like a bean? If you have seen soybean before, you will know that it is definitely a bean. But, in reality, it is more than just a bean because of its amusing healing power on various diseases. For the past ...
[Added: 10 Nov 2006   Hits: 221   Words: 475]

60.Silent Heart Disease With Some Diabetics
Diabetes mellitus is a condition in which the body produces too little or ineffectively uses insulin, resulting in high levels of glucose in the blood. Diabetes has long been associated with heart disease. It is known that persons with diabetes are ...
[Added: 09 Nov 2006   Hits: 213   Words: 427]

61.Dieting of Mothers Can Harm Their Kids!
Overweight and obesity are undesirable as they can cause many health issues including diabetes, high blood cholesterol levels, heart disease, etc. People who are overweight or obese should not hesitate to put themselves on diet in order ...
[Added: 08 Nov 2006   Hits: 284   Words: 436]

62.Blood Test To Predict Risk of Heart Disease For Diabetics
Diabetes has long been regarded as a risk factor of heart disease. The specific relationship between the two was unclear although diabetes is known to double the risk of heart disease. As a result, many people living with diabetes have to monitor their health ...
[Added: 06 Nov 2006   Hits: 267   Words: 432]

63.Things You May Not Be Aware That Could Trigger Heart Attack
When people go for a mid-morning cigarette or coffee break, they are probably not aware that this could be a very dangerous moment for them. Why do I say that? According to a report published in 2004 in the Proceedings ...
[Added: 06 Nov 2006   Hits: 331   Words: 438]

64.Exercise Before Meal May Keep You Heart Healthy!
There is no question that exercise is always part of a heart-healthy lifestyle. But when is the best time to exercise? Some may prefer to exercise early in the morning before going to work while some may want to do it after work. Yet others ...
[Added: 04 Nov 2006   Hits: 305   Words: 445]

65.How Holidays Can Lead To More Cardiac Mortality?
Christmas and New Year are two of the holiday seasons that are supposed to fill people with joys and happiness. But, do you know that death rates due to heart disease and other causes are higher ...
[Added: 04 Nov 2006   Hits: 294   Words: 445]

66.Is Crestor The Magic Treatment For Diabetes?
Previous studies conducted in United States have shown that patients with Type-2 diabetes and high bad cholesterol level are 3 or 4 times more likely to die from heart attack or stroke. Watching what to eat and having plenty of ...
[Added: 03 Nov 2006   Hits: 303   Words: 446]

67.Is Fruit Fiber Superior Than Vegetable Fiber For Heart?
As we all know, fiber is good at lowering blood cholesterol, which will in turn reduce the risk of heart disease. Fiber can be found in most fruits and vegetables. A study released in 2004, however, found that not ...
[Added: 01 Nov 2006   Hits: 607   Words: 456]

68.2 Heart-Healthy Snacks Using Colored Fruits
In my previous two articles, "Healthy Foods In Purple Can Prevent Heart Disease" and "Healthy Foods In Orange Can Prevent Heart Disease Too", I mentioned two types of healthy foods that are in two different colors: one is purple while ...
[Added: 30 Oct 2006   Hits: 360   Words: 456]

69.The Importance Of Selecting The Right Fish Oil Pills
Despite the possible presence of contaminants in fish, benefits of eating fish cannot be denied as supported by numerous researches and studies. Fish contain omega-3 fatty acid that helps reduce the risk of heart disease. One possible way to prevent one from taking contaminated fish ...
[Added: 28 Oct 2006   Hits: 362   Words: 492]

70.Arteries Can Be Damaged In Obese Children!
Millions of children could end up with diabetes, heart disease, and other problems linked to being overweight and their parents are not even aware of it. A UK research on a 12-year study of 300 children and their families in ...
[Added: 28 Oct 2006   Hits: 285   Words: 445]

71.2 Things That Cannot Be Skipped For Diabetics
Diabetes can raise the risk of leading to heart disease. One should not treat this lightly if he or she has confirmed to be diabetic. Besides medications, urine test and exercise are the two things ...
[Added: 26 Oct 2006   Hits: 675   Words: 481]

72.How To Achieve Target Blood Pressure?
It is not easy for doctors to bring down blood pressure of people with hypertension to target blood pressure, even with the help of drugs. A study conducted in United Kingdom had shown that the condition of people with ...
[Added: 25 Oct 2006   Hits: 282   Words: 515]

73.Is There Any Heart Healty Alternative To Your Favorite Spread?
Mayonnaise, cream cheese, and any other tasty spread that are favored by people in the past are quickly replaced by nut butters. And the growing concern over peanut allergies and aflatoxin (a harmful mould found in peanuts) will definitely arouse interest in ...
[Added: 24 Oct 2006   Hits: 279   Words: 491]

74.Low-fat Or Low-carb Diet? Which Is Better?
Older women who ate less fat and more carbohydrates lost about 0.9 kg over 7 years, a large study showed. Although this result was considered by some obesity experts as disappointing, the lead author of the research ...
[Added: 23 Oct 2006   Hits: 263   Words: 533]

75.Healthy Foods In Orange Can Prevent Heart Disease Too!
Eating fruit and vegetables is undoubtedly one of the best and surest ways to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Fruit and vegetables in bright orange can in fact help to boost our immune system as they contain beta carotene ...
[Added: 23 Oct 2006   Hits: 298   Words: 524]

76.How To Prevent Heart Disease For Women After Menopause? Part II
Following from my previous article, here are the 7 tips that can help women prevent heart disease after menopause: Tip 1 Stop Smoking Cigarette smoking is the leading preventable cause of CHD in women. More than half ...
[Added: 21 Oct 2006   Hits: 240   Words: 522]

77.Risk of Overweight For Youngsters Who Skimp On Milk
In United States, too much weight is the most common medical condition of childhood. The problem has doubled over the past two decades. In 2004, about 15 percent were considered overweight or obese. The overall cause is both ...
[Added: 21 Oct 2006   Hits: 207   Words: 525]

78.Can Stress Be Measured?
Stress no doubt has been identified as a risk factor of heart disease, yet most of us will think that stress is something that cannot be seen or measured although some symptoms such as difficulty of falling ...
[Added: 19 Oct 2006   Hits: 279   Words: 438]

79.Can Risk Of Diabetes Be Reduced By Drinking More Coffee?
Coffee is a beverage that is loved and consumed by millions of people yet its role in health is somehow controversial. Over the years, numerous studies were conducted on its effect, either good or bad, on ...
[Added: 18 Oct 2006   Hits: 597   Words: 435]

80.Fit Is Simply Not Enough If You Are Fat
Being fit but fat is simply not good enough. Excess weight can take years off your life, even if you get plenty of exercise. This was the finding of a study published in 2004 in ...
[Added: 17 Oct 2006   Hits: 283   Words: 498]

81.Can Heart Attacks Be Prevented?
A major global study, conducted by few Canadian doctors, reported in August 2004 that it should be possible to prevent most premature heart attacks, after finding risk factors transcended ethnic and racial divides. The study found that heart attacks can be predicted by 9 factors that are common ...
[Added: 16 Oct 2006   Hits: 264   Words: 432]

82.Healthy Foods In Purple Can Prevent Heart Disease
Purple vegetables can add color to a dish making it more appealing and healthier, too. It is known that purple vegetables or fruit are beneficial to health as they are a good source of vitamins, minerals, fiber, and ...
[Added: 16 Oct 2006   Hits: 268   Words: 433]

83.A Long Hard Road To Weight Loss Part II
Previously from Part I - Janet was not really afraid of dying but she was concerned about her inability of taking care of her grandmother who was diagnosed with dementia. After the lapband operation, Janet was placed on ...
[Added: 13 Oct 2006   Hits: 239   Words: 579]

84.What Can Fizzy Drinks Contribute To Heart Disease?
Children and teenagers like soft drinks, and so do adults. British drink more than 5 billion liters each year while American consumes more than a quarter of all drinks. Carbonated soft drinks, or fizzy drinks as what they are commonly called, are loaded with sugar and caffeine. They ...
[Added: 13 Oct 2006   Hits: 361   Words: 510]

85.Do Not Overlook Stress That Can Raise Risk Of Heart Disease!
Due to globalization, economic structure has changed and is very different from years ago. Royalty towards organizations are rare and likewise, security of jobs provided by organizations is scarce too. More and more people choose to become entrepreneurs or self-employed. Under such circumstances, people are constantly under stress irrespective of ...
[Added: 12 Oct 2006   Hits: 213   Words: 361]

86.Women's Choice In Comfort Foods Can Be Unhealthy For Heart
It is believed that our diet will partly determine how high the risk of getting heart disease. Under normal circumstances, people who are told to adopt a healthy diet will probably adhere to this advice, especially those who have already had or are on the ...
[Added: 12 Oct 2006   Hits: 677   Words: 481]

87.A Large-scale Heart Epidemic Is Coming Its Way In Asia!
Poverty is no longer a major problem for Asian countries following the dramatic economic development in recent years especially for China and India. Changes in diet coupled with increasingly inactive lifestyles have caused the rate ...
[Added: 12 Oct 2006   Hits: 279   Words: 472]

88.What Ginkgo Can Help To Prevent Heart Disease?
Being one of the oldest living tree species, ginkgo trees ranged throughout temperate regions of the world some 50 million years ago. Nevertheless, one species, Ginkgo biloba, native to southeast China, survived the millennia while all others went extinct. Ginkgo has become one of ...
[Added: 05 Oct 2006   Hits: 263   Words: 575]

89.Be Active Towards Fitness!
We always associate weight with health: if one is over-weight, he or she is always advised or encouraged to lose weight. But when it comes to heart disease, being fit is as important as being thin, according to a report published in 2004 in the Journal of ...
[Added: 04 Oct 2006   Hits: 290   Words: 533]

90.Can You Resist Eating What You See?
If you eat too much fattening food one day, can you be good and eat less the next day? The answer is probably no for most people. Eating too much can easily lead to over-weight or even obesity that can in turn put people at ...
[Added: 03 Oct 2006   Hits: 288   Words: 507]

91.What Barley Can Do For Your Heart?
According to American Heart Association, at least 13 million Americans are diagnosed with coronary heart disease. Each year, nearly half a million lost their lives across the United States because of coronary heart disease. Coronary heart disease is a global killer that can restrict blood flow and lead to chest ...
[Added: 30 Sep 2006   Hits: 329   Words: 464]

92.Can Needles Really Manage Your Weight?
Over weight or obesity is identified as one of the risk factors for heart disease. As such, many forms of weight loss or weight management have been put into the market to help people who are over weight or obese, and those who wish to maintain good body shapes. Recently, ...
[Added: 24 Aug 2006   Hits: 239   Words: 453]

93.Are You Stressed? Watch Your Cholesterol Level!
Previous studies had revealed that stress is linked to increased heart rate and weakened immune systems. However, a recent research conducted by the University College of London has found that over the long term, stress may actually raise ...
[Added: 21 Aug 2006   Hits: 275   Words: 369]

94.Eat For a Healthy Heart - Fill Up On Fibre!
In a defining study called Interheart, involving 52 countries, 15,152 cases and 14,820 controls subjects, showed that certain things help in a heart-healthy diet, and certain things increase the chances of heart attacks. The study revealed that daily consumption of fruits ...
[Added: 20 Aug 2006   Hits: 294   Words: 475]

95.8 Tips to Lower Risks of Heart Disease Starting From Young
In 2003, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported that cardiovascular diseases caused 29.2% of total global deaths and predicted that it would be the leading cause of death in developing countries by 2010. However, coronary heart disease can be prevented from an early age. ...
[Added: 18 Aug 2006   Hits: 447   Words: 662]

96.Salt Is a "Poison" That Can Lead To Heart Diseases!
Sodium is essential for cell function as it maintains the electrolyte balance in the body, which regulates the flow of fluids such as water and blood. Sodium depletion is usually associated with dehydration. British's Institute of Food Research indicated that ...
[Added: 18 Aug 2006   Hits: 377   Words: 404]

97.How TWO 3-5-7 principles can bring you a heart-healthy lifestyle?
Food is vital to our life. Each day, we consume at least 2 to 3 meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner). In order to make our foods tasty and variety, condiments such as salt,sugar,pepper, chilies, etc. are added to our foods. Sometime, soft drinks, wines or beers are ...
[Added: 12 Aug 2006   Hits: 351   Words: 615]

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