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Berberine/silymarin combo supports cardiometabolic health

Taking a combination of the herbal remedies berberine and silymarin can improve blood lipid levels and fasting blood sugar levels, says a new meta-anaylsis.

21 March, 2019

Blueberry antioxidants help lower blood pressure

Blueberries contain antioxidant pigments called anthocyanins which can help maintain vascular health and lower blood pressure.

11 March, 2019

Heart benefits grow in green neighbourhoods

People who live in leafy, green neighbourhoods may have a lower risk of developing heart disease and strokes, according to new research.

7 January, 2019

Weight control and heart benefits linked to daily nut consumption

A daily serving of nuts or peanuts could help prevent weight gain, normalise insulin response and provide other heart health benefits, according to two new studies.

6 November, 2018

Green tea’s role in preventing ‘Alzheimer’s of the heart’

Clumps of proteins – similar to those in the brains of Alzheimer’s patients – can be found in diseased hearts; the green tea antioxidant EGCG is one way to help prevent them.

18 September, 2018

Heart benefits with full-fat dairy

The type of saturated fat found in full-fat dairy products doesn’t hurt – and say researchers may even help – heart and circulatory health.

6 August, 2018

Does hardening of the arteries begin in the gut?

New research links a low diversity of the ‘good bacteria’ in our guts to a significantly raised risk for hardening of the arteries.

31 May, 2018

Omega-6 fats protect against premature death

Getting adequate levels of omega-6 fatty acids in your diet could prevent against early death and help keep keep cardiovascular diseases at bay.

20 March, 2018

Add yoghurt to reduce heart disease risk

In people studied for three decades, more than two servings a week of yogurt led to an approximately 20% lower risk of major coronary heart disease or stroke.

16 February, 2018

Get on your feet to reduce heart attack risk

Low-intensity physical activity, such as standing, walking or even doing household chores can be more beneficial for your health than once thought.

9 February, 2018