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Fears over damaged hearts

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Perth cardiologists are alarmed by a rising number of young and middle-aged men with heart damage after using amphetamines and body-building supplements.

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Canada’s Largest Food Retailer To Sell Ugly Produce At Low Prices To Cut Food Waste

Canada’s Largest Food Retailer To Sell Ugly Produce At Low Prices To Cut Food Waste | Health and Wellness | Scoop.it
Most food waste ends up in landfills, where it decomposes and releases methane, a greenhouse gas much more potent than carbon dioxide.

Loblaws, the country’s largest food retailer, launched a campaign last week to sell misshapen, “ugly” produce at a discounted rate in an effort to curb the country’s food waste problem (annually, Canadians waste some 40 percent of their food).

The campaign, called No Name Naturally Imperfect, offers aesthetically displeasing apples and potatoes at a discount of up to 30 cents in select Loblaws-owned stores in Ontario and Quebec. “We often focus too much on the look of produce rather than the taste,” said Ian Gordon, senior vice president, Loblaw Brands, Loblaw Companies Limited, in a press statement. “Once you peel or cut an apple you can’t tell it once had a blemish or was misshapen.”

According to the U.N. Environment Program, between 20 and 40 percent of produce is thrown away by farmers simply because it isn’t pretty enough for grocery store shelves. The produce being sold under Loblaws’ new campaign would have been used for juices or soups, or might not have been harvested at all, due to their appearance. Though the campaign is beginning with apples and potatoes, company officials hope that the program will serve as a springboard for the sale of other ugly fruits and vegetables in the future.

The move offers savings to both the consumer, who can access healthy produce at lower costs, and the Canadian government, which loses some $31 billion dollars annually on food waste. Globally, food waste costs nearly $400 billion annually, but according to a February report released by the U.K.-based Waste & Resources Action Program (WRAP), countries could save between $120 and $300 each year by focusing on reducing food waste.


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Bert Guevara's curator insight, March 23, 2015 12:13 AM

Who says that the world doesn't produce enough food? Check this out and discover that there are many ways of curbing food waste, even in the Philippines. With the proliferation of supermarkets, I wonder how much is wasted because of appearance?

"In developed nations, food waste happens most often at the retail and consumer level. Grocery stores often adhere to strict quality guidelines that place too much emphasis on appearance, leading to the disposal of produce that is nutritionally sound but not aesthetically pleasing. Each year, enough unspoiled food is thrown away in developed nations to feed the world’s 870 million hungry people."

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Berkshire Hathaway's stock, in 50 years under Buffett, has soared 1,826,163% !!!

Berkshire Hathaway's stock, in 50 years under Buffett, has soared 1,826,163% !!! | Health and Wellness | Scoop.it
price grew at a compound annual rate of 21.6%. The gain, overall, was 1,826,163%.
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Holistic Health Care Facts and Statistics

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Banning food waste: companies in Massachusetts get ready to compost ("innovation to reduce waste")

Banning food waste: companies in Massachusetts get ready to compost ("innovation to reduce waste") | Health and Wellness | Scoop.it
Massachusetts recently enacted the most aggressive mandatory composting program in history. How are companies adapting?

Boston Medical Center is starting with food service first. Using a program called TrimTrax, the 496-bed medical center weighs food waste in their kitchens prior to disposal, creating awareness around what is being wasted.

If you have to carry your own food, you’re less likely to overload. University of Massachusetts dining service has gone trayless across the campus.

Diverting more than 800,000 tons of current food waste will require an infrastructure that can handle it. State officials are encouraging organizations to get creative. That may mean partnering with local food banks to salvage still-edible foods, changing the way cafeterias order, prepare and serve food, and connecting businesses with local farms that may be able to use some of the waste as feed for livestock. The state is also providing technical assistance and $1m in grants, and $3m in low-interest loans to spur development of local composting and anaerobic digestion facilities.

“I’m all for composting,” says Rauch, “But the absolutely best thing is to reduce the amount of food waste generated. Then distribute it to people who need it. Third is to distribute it to animals that we’re going to eat because it’s a better use of what’s already committed in the carbon footprint. Next is composting and anaerobic digestion, and last is landfill which is the worst thing you can do.”


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Bert Guevara's curator insight, September 15, 2014 2:01 PM

As I said before, this needs to be done here in the Philippines where more than 50% (reaching up to 70%) of landfill waste is biodegradable.

"Cash calls the new ban “a win six ways”: it reduces the need for landfills, saves money on disposal costs, reduces greenhouse gases, provides a source for clean renewable energy, creates clean energy jobs, and produces useful products like fertilizer and compost."

Daniel LaLiberte's curator insight, September 21, 2014 7:35 PM

Reducing the huge percentage of food waste should be relatively easy. Growing all our food with 100% sustainable practices will take more time, but is absolutely possible.  

Angeliki Moutsika's curator insight, September 23, 2014 11:48 AM

America deals with the problem of food waste by banning it. Maybe we should consider of something like that for Greece because otherwise nothing will be done.

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Eight Reasons Why Depression is so Common Today - Healthy Holistic Living

Eight Reasons Why Depression is so Common Today - Healthy Holistic Living | Health and Wellness | Scoop.it
The World Health Organization reports that 121 million people worldwide are clinically depressed. This number includes one in ten Americans. Alarmingly, depression is increasing at a rate of 20% annually.
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Hypnosubliminal Money Attractor - Hypnosis And Subliminal Programming

75% Commission On Each Sale! Very High Converting Sales Page With Video. Hypnosis And Subliminal Subconscious Programming Audio Programs Are Huge Sellers Right Now!
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10 Secret Benefits of Meditation with Others - About Meditation

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The benefits of meditation with other people are numerous--from expanded states of awareness to deeper intimacy and improving your self-confidence.
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Why Aren't We More Compassionate?

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In this TED Talk Daniel Goleman, author of Emotional Intelligence, asks why we aren't more compassionate more of the time.


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Harvard Study: Fluoride Lowers Children’s Intelligence By 7 IQ Points Washington's Blog

Harvard Study: Fluoride Lowers Children’s Intelligence By 7 IQ Points Washington's Blog | Health and Wellness | Scoop.it

The Harvard School for Public Health reports:

 

In a meta-analysis, researchers from Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) and China Medical University in Shenyang for the first time combined 27 studies and found strong indications that fluoride may adversely affect cognitive development in children. Based on the findings, the authors say that this risk should not be ignored, and that more research on fluoride’s impact on the developing brain is warranted.

 

Harvard’s announcement continues:

 

The average loss in IQ was reported as a standardized weighted mean difference of 0.45, which would be approximately equivalent to seven IQ points for commonly used IQ scores with a standard deviation of 15.   Some studies suggested that even slightly increased fluoride exposure could be toxic to the brain.

 

Thus, children in high-fluoride areas had significantly lower IQ scores than those who lived in low-fluoride areas. The children studied were up to 14 years of age, but the investigators speculate that any toxic effect on brain development may have happened earlier, and that the brain may not be fully capable of compensating for the toxicity.“


Fluoride seems to fit in with lead, mercury, and other poisons that cause chemical brain drain,” Grandjean says. “The effect of each toxicant may seem small, but the combined damage on a population scale can be serious, especially because the brain power of the next generation is crucial to all of us.”


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Sepp Hasslberger's curator insight, February 10, 2014 10:47 AM

If you live in a country that still promotes fluoridation of your water supply, such as the USA, the UK, Ireland, or Australia and New Zealand, you should perhaps take action to make your local government understand the implications of this study for the health of your children!

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Researchers Finally Show How Mindfulness and Your Thoughts Can Induce Specific Molecular Changes To Your Genes - The Mind Unleashed

Researchers Finally Show How Mindfulness and Your Thoughts Can Induce Specific Molecular Changes To Your Genes - The Mind Unleashed | Health and Wellness | Scoop.it

By: Michael Forrester, Prevent Disease, Guest Contributor, TheMindUnleashed With evidence growing that training the mind or inducing specific modes of consciousnessRead More...


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16 More Reasons Black Seed Is 'The Remedy For Everything But Death'

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Known since ancient times as a 'remedy for everything but death,' an increasingly vast body of scientific research reveals that it is indeed one of nature's most potent and versatile healing agents.

 

A year ago, we wrote an article about nigella sativa (aka black seed) titled, 'The Remedy For Everything But Death.' It described the research on the many ways in which black seed (nigella sativa) is a potentially life-saving medicinal food, and is one of our most popular articles, with over 225K social media shares.

 

Opening with, "This humble, but immensely powerful seed, kills MRSA, heals the chemical weapon poisoned body, stimulates regeneration of the dying beta cells within the diabetic's pancreas, and yet too few even know it exists," the article summarized the peer-reviewed and published research on 10 of the seed's remarkable health benefits:


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Steve Kingsley's curator insight, November 30, 2013 8:42 PM

Imagine that too:  An experiment on 35 opiate addicts found that black seed is an effective therapy in long-term treatment of dependence!

The Planetary Archives / San Francisco, California's curator insight, December 3, 2013 4:38 PM

Certainly worth investigating.

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10 Things Happy Couples Do Differently

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“Practical Tips for Productive Living”


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"The best relationships are not just about the good times you share, they’re also about the obstacles you go through together, and the fact that you still say “I love you” in the end. And loving someone isn’t just about saying it every day, it’s showing it every day in every way."
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Former astronaut says it is 'arrogant' to think we are alone in space

Former astronaut says it is 'arrogant' to think we are alone in space | Health and Wellness | Scoop.it
The former Nasa astronaut Leroy Chiao (pictured) says it is arrogant for humans to think we are the only living beings in the universe and the discovery of Proxima b could confirm life on other planets.
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A Pair of Sunglasses Promise a Miracle: A Cure for Colorblindess

A Pair of Sunglasses Promise a Miracle: A Cure for Colorblindess | Health and Wellness | Scoop.it

The California company EnChroma is creating lenses that allow some to see colors for the first time. Colorblindness is just the latest problem that scientists have tried to solve with a technical fix. They’ve modified the DNA of plants such as corn to resist pests and fight disease, and now are building electronic bees to pollinate them. Drugs let antsy children concentrate in class and help depressed adults feel balanced. Cochlear implants help the deaf hear, and mechanical limbs help athletes win Olympic medals.

 

It is no surprise, then, that scientists have made breakthroughs with colorblindness, which is the most common congenital disorder in humans: More than 15 million people in the U.S. and over 300 million worldwide don’t see normal colors. Most are men who inherit it from their mothers’ fathers.

 

Despite how common this condition is, most people don’t understand it. The colorblind are almost all actually red-green colorblind, but that doesn’t mean they can’t see red and green. The colorblind can see the colors when they’re vivid, but make mistakes when they’re faint. And because so many colors such as pink or purple contain just a little bit of red or green, mistakes are common.

 

It’s treated as a joke, even among the celebrity colorblind. Didn’t you know Mark Zuckerberg made Facebook blue because it’s the easiest color for him to see? If Van Gogh had normal color vision, would his paintings have looked more or less intense? Is defective vision the reason why Bill Clinton has trouble seeing stains? Colorblind men clash ties when they dress, buy unripe bananas for breakfast, and mix up subway lines on their way to work. They get confused by line graphs during meetings, and try to push through the red “occupied” signs on bathroom doors. To a colorblind man, the red lipstick you’re wearing might not be that impressive, but neither will your blemishes.

 

Based in Berkeley, California, McPherson, who has a PhD in glass science from Alfred University, originally specialized in creating eyewear for doctors to use as protection during laser surgery. Rare earth iron embedded in the glasses absorbed a significant amount of light, enabling surgeons to not only stay safe, but also clearly differentiate between blood and tissue during procedures.

 

In fact, surgeons loved the glasses so much, they began disappearing from operating rooms. This was the first indication that they could be used outside the hospital. McPherson, too, began casually wearing them, as sunglasses. “Wearing them makes all colors look incredibly saturated,” he says. “It makes the world look really bright.”

 

It wasn’t until Angell borrowed his sunglasses at the Frisbee game, however, that McPherson realized they could serve a broader purpose and help those who are colorblind. After making this discovery, he spent time researching colorblindness, a condition he knew very little about, and ultimately applied for a grant from the National Institutes of Health to begin conducting clinical trials.

 

 

Since then, McPherson and two colleagues, Tony Dykes and Andrew Schmeder, founded EnChroma Labs, a company dedicated to developing everyday sunglasses for the 300 million people in the world with color vision deficiency. They've been selling glasses, with sporty and trendy, Ray-Ban-like frames, since December 2012, at a price point ranging from $325 to $450. The EnChroma team has refined the product significantly, most recently changing the lenses from glass to a much more consumer-friendly polycarbonate in December 2014. 

 

The company’s eyewear is able to treat up to 80 percent of the customers who come to them. The remaining 20 percent, including the writer of this recent Atlantic article, who tested the glasses, are missing an entire class of photopigments, either green or red—a condition EnChroma is not currently able to address.


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Hidden in Plain Sight: Amazonian Bird Chick Mimics Toxic Caterpillar to Avoid Being Eaten

Hidden in Plain Sight: Amazonian Bird Chick Mimics Toxic Caterpillar to Avoid Being Eaten | Health and Wellness | Scoop.it
In a study published in the January 2015 issue of The American Naturalist (http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/679106), Gustavo A. Londoño, Duván Garcia, and Manuel Sánchez Martínez report a novel nesting strategy observed in a tropical lowland bird that inhabits an area with very high losses to nest predators.
 
How can tropical birds cope with the high rates of nest predation that are typical in most tropical habitats? Are there nesting strategies that allow tropical birds to escape predators such as birds, mammals, and snakes that regularly eat eggs and nestlings?
 
During the fall of 2012, while working on a long-term avian ecological study, the researchers discovered the second nest ever described for the cinereous mourner (Laniocera hypopyrra) at Pantiacolla Lodge in the upper Madre de Dios River in southeastern Peru. They observed that upon hatching, the chicks had downy feathers with long orange barbs with white tips, which was very different from any other nestling they had observed in the area. The peculiar downy feathers attracted their attention, but the nestling behavior provided a more important cue. While researchers were collecting morphological measurements, the nestling started moving its head very slowly from side to side in a way typical of many hairy caterpillars. While working in the area, the investigators found a poisonous caterpillar with similar size and hair coloration as the nestling. Therefore, the researchers suggest that this is an example of Batesian mimicry in which the nestling tricks predators into thinking that it is a toxic, spiny caterpillar rather than a highly edible nestling.
 
This remarkable adaptation may well have evolved to decrease nest predation probability, increasing nesting success in this species. Examples of Batesian mimicry are very rare in vertebrates.

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LEONARDO WILD's curator insight, February 25, 2015 8:01 AM

Biomimicry is not an anthropocentric behavior.

Sue Gaardboe's curator insight, February 25, 2015 8:45 PM

Wonderful to have an example of evolutionary camouflage to share with students. 

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Teacher dances off 100 pounds to find her dream body

Teacher dances off 100 pounds to find her dream body | Health and Wellness | Scoop.it
Roni Tarver had never had the body she wanted. By November 2012, she had had enough. She was done being just the outgoing, funny girl. She was done being heavy.

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Briony Wood's curator insight, September 17, 2014 12:38 AM

Hard-work and determination always wins... find something you love doing... and it will make it just that much easier!

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Labeling the Gluten Free Community

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We live a gluten free lifestyle. But can we use these gluten-related labels interchangeably: Gluten sensitive, gluten intolerant, gluten avoider, gluten resistant? Maybe there are other labels you know about.

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Weeziesgfkitchen 's curator insight, June 11, 2014 11:06 AM

I don't know. What do you think about this?

askdrmaxwell's curator insight, June 11, 2014 5:30 PM

More and more confusion about gluten lately. 

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Realistic Solutions In Lose Weight Fast Hypnosis – Some Insights ...

Hypnosis for Weight Loss. One method to cut down on calories when you are on a weight-loss program is to prepare with vegetable sprays and nonstick cookware. Each dish that you prepare with a nonstick pan will certainly ...

 

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Children With Detailed Memories of Past Lives: Investigated, Facts Verified (+ ... - The Epoch Times

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Children With Detailed Memories of Past Lives: Investigated, Facts Verified (+ ...
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The universe is full of mysteries that challenge our current knowledge.
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The FDA Calls Out Yet Another Food Chemical To Avoid: Acrylamide - Forbes

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Science World Report The FDA Calls Out Yet Another Food Chemical To Avoid: Acrylamide Forbes Yesterday the FDA released a Consumer Update suggesting that people try to reduce their consumption of a compound in found in well- and over-cooked foods,...

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God Is.'s curator insight, November 17, 2013 10:20 AM

Well... Healthy food is too expensive... cheap food is bad for you... Might have to stop eating altogether...

Elvin Joel Estrada's curator insight, November 20, 2013 1:37 PM

:O They cooking with a potent chemical like acrylamide, which is used for advance research techniques like western blot... This is a real Junk Food!

Michelle Gilstrap's curator insight, April 7, 2014 2:37 PM

Although this came out in November, many of us missed it. Check it out for your health

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The Amplituhedron - A Jewel at the Heart of Quantum Physics

The Amplituhedron - A Jewel at the Heart of Quantum Physics | Health and Wellness | Scoop.it

Physicists have discovered a jewel-like geometric object that dramatically simplifies calculations of particle interactions and challenges the notion that space and time are fundamental components of reality.

 

“This is completely new and very much simpler than anything that has been done before,” said Andrew Hodges, a mathematical physicist at Oxford University who has been following the work.

 

The revelation that particle interactions, the most basic events in nature, may be consequences of geometry significantly advances a decades-long effort to reformulate quantum field theory, the body of laws describing elementary particles and their interactions.

 

Interactions that were previously calculated with mathematical formulas thousands of terms long can now be described by computing the volume of the corresponding jewel-like “amplituhedron,” which yields an equivalent one-term expression.

 

“The degree of efficiency is mind-boggling,” said Jacob Bourjaily, a theoretical physicist at Harvard University and one of the researchers who developed the new idea. “You can easily do, on paper, computations that were infeasible even with a computer before.”


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Sepp Hasslberger's curator insight, February 10, 2014 3:38 AM

Nature isn't complicated, it seems and physicists just made a step in the right direction - simplifying their methods of calculation.


Not to say that they understand everything yet...

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Eating healthy is cheaper than you think.

Eating healthy is cheaper than you think. | Health and Wellness | Scoop.it

Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) crunched the numbers and it’s official: the healthiest diets cost just $1.50 more than unhealthy diets.

 While cost is an issue in when it comes to adding more fresh produce and leaner meats such as fish in your daily diet, few studies have actually evaluated how much more expensive a healthier diet might be. An analysis of 27 studies from 10 higher income countries that compared price points for healthy and less healthy diets. The price differences per serving and per 200 calories for a variety of specific foods, as well as prices per day and per 2,000 calories, which is the average daily recommended caloric intake for U.S. adults.

The results confirm that healthier fare, like fruits, veggies and fish are more expensive than unhealthy foods like processed meals and snacks and refined grains.  However, swapping out some of these less expensive, and less healthy foods, for fresher and more nutritious ones added up to only about $1.50 more per day.


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Seth Bilazarian, MD's curator insight, December 6, 2013 6:03 PM

The cost, convenience and accessibility of fast food outlets like McDonald's & KFC challenges healthy eating. In my neighborhood, McDonald's offers the family combo (2 Big Macs, 2 McChickens, 4 small fries, 4 small sodas) for $9.99.  KFC has rolled out its $10 Weekend Bucket that offers 10 pieces of chicken for $10.
The value of this research from HSPH is that we can teach that the cost is not an impediment to healthy eating for most Americans.  Fast food accessibility and ease of use is still something that requires education: it's easier to buy a meal at a drive through window than it is to make a salad.
Like most healthy life strategies including exercise and diet - the healthy way is not the easier way.

Donovan Baldwin's curator insight, December 6, 2013 8:12 PM

Why skimp when it comes to good health. You'll wind up paying more in the long run.

Veronika Bujok's curator insight, December 11, 2013 10:08 AM

people have taste, not have the time and willingness, but cooking is fun and live healthy is an art

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15 Ways to Naturally Reduce Cholesterol and Reduce the Risk of Heart Attack

15 Ways to Naturally Reduce Cholesterol and Reduce the Risk of Heart Attack | Health and Wellness | Scoop.it
15 Ways to Naturally Reduce Cholesterol and the Risk of Heart Attack - from magnesium to vitamin K2 to fish oil, reduce inflammation, promote healing.

 

The new guidelines that were recently issued by the American Medical Association for the use of statin drugs really ticked me off.  Under the new guidelines, roughly 1/3 of all adults should consider taking cholesterol-lowering statin drugs.  Many healthcare practitioners already feel there is an overuse of statin medication in the United States.  Many people on statins suffer with serious side effects, which I’ll get to in a bit.  Also, 50% of people who die suddenly from heart attacks do not have high cholesterol.  Clearly, handing out statins like PEZ is not the answer – unless you’re a big pharmaceutical company looking to improve your bottom line.  In this post we’ll discuss the role of cholesterol in the body, side effects of stain medication, and ways to naturally reduce cholesterol and reduce the risk of heart attack.


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Robin Thomas's curator insight, December 1, 2013 4:32 PM

I would add a top quality grapeseed formula to this list.  Recent research suggest huge cardiovascular benefits with grapeseed extract. 

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The Social Business Shift- What Businesses Have to Do [Infographic]

The Social Business Shift- What Businesses Have to Do [Infographic] | Health and Wellness | Scoop.it
What’s a social business all about? Is it about having your brand on Twitter or Facebook? Is it about private social networks? Certainly, these all play a part.

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Fellinger's curator insight, January 5, 2013 9:39 AM

Een goed overzicht welke middelen ter beschikking staan om de volgende stappen ogv Social Business te zetten.

Fiona Scott-Handley's curator insight, January 7, 2013 1:08 AM

Another great piece from Eloqua - the 4 areas a business should focus on in order to become a Social Business