November 2012 - Page 2 of 6 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

Can a multivitamin prevent heart disease? Not if you use a junk multi

Can a multivitamin prevent heart disease? Not if you use a junk multi. That’s exactly what the National Institutes of Health did, and the disappointing results were predictable.

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The holidays bring joy, along with a spike in this health risk

Ask any EMS personnel — there’s a significant spike in heart attacks around the holidays. Find out how quick action with simple chest compressions can prevent a holiday tragedy.

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Sometimes the FDA actually recognizes the NEED for supplement use

The FDA notes that the antidepressant Celexa may prompt heart risks in patients with potassium and magnesium deficiencies. And what can potassium and magnesium deficiencies cause? Depression.

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This might be the very worst way to lower high blood pressure

Controlling high blood pressure by increasing soy intake looks good on paper. But researchers overlooked one detail. Soy’s estrogenic properties might wreak havoc on your health.

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For guaranteed improved health and disease prevention, remove this one toxin from your diet

Sugar is toxic when consumed in large amounts – exactly the way the majority of Americans consume it. For guaranteed improved health and disease prevention, remove this toxin from your diet today.

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New evidence shows how foolhardy it is to take a newly approved drug

New evidence shows how foolhardy it is to take a newly approved drug. Researchers say it’s “almost impossible” to accurately judge a new drug’s benefits and harms.

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Here's a devastating high fructose corn syrup warning we didn't see coming

Here’s a high fructose corn syrup warning we didn’t see coming. HFCS consumption in teens is linked with higher insulin resistance, higher blood pressure, and inflammatory markers for heart disease.

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