Fatty Meals May Impair Artery Function
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Fatty Meals May Impair Artery Function

“Fatty Meals May Impair Artery Function” The phenomenon of postprandial angina was described over 200 years ago: chest pain that occurs after a meal, even if you’re just sitting down and resting. The question is why? It could be intuitively attributed to redistribution of blood flow away from the heart to the gut during digestion, […]

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Diet and Hiatal Hernia
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Diet and Hiatal Hernia

“Diet and Hiatal Hernia” In terms of preventing acid reflux heartburn, I’ve talked about how high fat meals cause dramatically more acid exposure in the esophagus in the hours after a meal, but why does high fiber intake decrease the risk? One typically thinks of fiber helping out much lower in the digestive tract. A […]

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Diet and GERD Acid Reflux Heartburn
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Diet and GERD Acid Reflux Heartburn

“Diet and GERD Acid Reflux Heartburn” Gastro-esophageal reflux disease is one of the most common disorders of the digestive tract. The two most typical symptoms are heartburn and regurgitation of stomach contents up into the back of the throat. But it’s not just burning pain and a sour taste in your mouth. It causes millions […]

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How May Plants Protect Against Diabetes?
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How May Plants Protect Against Diabetes?

why is me consumption a risk factor for diabetes when is there appear to be a stepwise reduction in diabetes rates as wheat consumption drops rather than something they’re avoiding a meet maybe it’s something people are getting from plans free radicals may be an important trigger for insulin resistance so antioxidants and plant foods […]

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Does Rye Bread Protect Against Cancer?
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Does Rye Bread Protect Against Cancer?

previously I’ve explored the beneficial effects of flax seeds on prostate cancer as well as breast cancer prevention and survival thought to me because of the lignans in flax seeds which are anti-cancer plant compounds found in red wine whole grains greens cruciferous vegetables but especially sesame seeds and flax seeds the most concentrated source […]

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The Spillover Effect Links Obesity to Diabetes
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The Spillover Effect Links Obesity to Diabetes

The Spillover Effect Links Obesity to Diabetes Free fatty acids – meaning free fat circulating in the bloodstream, not packaged into triglycerides – results in inflammation: toxic fat breakdown products and oxidative stress, which can gum up the insulin receptor pathway and lead to insulin resistance in our muscles. And insulin resistance is what causes […]

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