Reality check: Are dark chocolate and red wine not healthy after all?

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By Carmen Chai Senior National Online Journalist, Health  Global News TORONTO – They’re good for you, they’re bad for you. Dark chocolate, red wine and berries have been hailed as heart-healthy foods, but a new study suggests that the compounds at play don’t really help at all. It’s a confusing time for wine and chocolate…

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THIS is as crucial as BLOOD pressure for heart health – but do YOU know about it?

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By OLIVIA LERCHE Blood flow has been branded the ‘third important pillar’ of cardiovascular health that people need to be aware of, but research has revealed few people realise that having smoothly-flowing blood is important. Fruitflow+ Omega-3 – a tomato supplement – has been proved to show similar effects on blood as 75mg of aspirin….

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Stress in the Brain Today Manifests as Cardiovascular Problems Tomorrow

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Zawn Villines, GoodTherapy.org Correspondent Increased activity in the amygdala—a brain region associated with fear and other emotions—is correlated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, according to a new study scheduled to be presented April 4 at the American College of Cardiology’s 65th Annual Scientific Session in Chicago. Doctors have long believed stress could contribute…

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How Heart Disease Differs in Women

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Gender can play a role in risk factors, symptoms. By Dr. Sanjay Gupta Heart disease does not discriminate. It is the leading cause of death in the United States for men and women, claiming more than 600,000 lives each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But there are gender differences that…

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