July 2016 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

This delicious food can up your odds of surviving a heart attack

Could surviving a heart attack — or not — depend on what you had for dinner? A worldwide study involving over 45,000 people looks like it may have answered that question. What the researchers found is a way to tilt the odds of survival in your favor that’s amazingly simple — and delicious! And with […]

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Getting out of the hospital doesn’t always mean you’re out of the woods

After a stint in the hospital, being discharged can be the best day you’ve had in a long time. And if you’re one of many patients who don’t go right home, but to a rehab hospital, that’s okay, too. It means you’re on the road to recovery and home is just around the corner. Or, […]

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‘America’s silent epidemic’ has a very common -- and avoidable -- cause

It’s a disease that was almost unheard of a few decades ago. But now, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, or NAFLD, is striking adults — even kids — in record numbers. Up to 35 percent of people in the U.S. are said to have it, and hospitals are running out of healthy livers to use in […]

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Industry-sponsored nutritionist hypes GMO oils as ‘healthy fats’

Will the “experts” ever get their act together when it comes to giving us good advice about dietary fats? Fat chance. The latest example is a new study led by Dr. Dariush Mozaffarian, a dean at the Friedman School of Nutrition at Tufts University. Dr. Mozaffarian says that he and his team discovered that the […]

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Media runs with dubious study claiming seniors need more drugs

Millions of seniors are at risk every day from one of the biggest killers in America. After the usual suspects like heart disease and cancer, what’s killing us in droves is the thing that’s supposed to be “curing” us: prescription drugs. But despite that — and the fact that your risk can be hit out […]

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Feds funding fattening foods while healthy ones get a pittance

Ever wonder why it’s cheaper to buy a box of Twinkies than a bag of apples? Well, you can thank the feds. Every year billions of our tax dollars go into a program that helps make sure that corn, soy and other junk food ingredients are plentiful — and cheap. The latest farm bill “reform” […]

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New study finds cranberries have more benefits than anyone realized

It’s the amazing superfood that usually only makes an appearance twice a year. I’m talking about the cranberry, that cheery red, tart wonder that somehow got relegated to a side dish during the holidays. But it’s time to give the cranberry its rightful place in your diet. Researchers at Tufts University in Boston have just […]

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