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I’m glad I take a statin:
Wider Utilization of Statins Advocated in Prevention of Heart Attacks and Strokes
I’m glad I drink plenty of (white) tea. I need to drink more coffee:
I’m glad I volunteer as a food-runner but probably should be doing more:
Volunteering may be good for your health
I’m glad I consume a high quality Mediterranean diet:
Mediterranean diet, diets low in available carbohydrates protect against type 2 diabetes
I’m glad I eat dark chocolate daily:
My typical breakfast: 1 hard-boiled egg, oatmeal, raisins. That’s not enough, apparently:
In a recent study, she discovered that those who eat their largest daily meal at breakfast are far more likely to lose weight and waist line circumference than those who eat a large dinner.And the benefits went far beyond pounds and inches. Participants who ate a larger breakfast — which included a dessert item such as a piece of chocolate cake or a cookie — also had significantly lower levels of insulin, glucose, and triglycerides throughout the day, translating into a lower risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, hypertension, and high cholesterol.
I don’t eat enough soy:
Of interest to others:
A new study suggests that mothers who breastfeed run a lower risk of developing Alzheimer’s, with longer periods of breastfeeding further reducing the risk