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THE HEALTH BENEFITS OF DARK CHOCOLATE

THE HEALTH BENEFITS OF DARK CHOCOLATE

Scientific studies have shown that dark chocolate is rich in antioxidants and contains lots of nutrients, making it a snack that promotes good health. Antioxidants and Their Importance Free radicals are a part of the biochemicals that exist in our body as a  part of natural metabolism. The problem occurs when there is an imbalance between these […]

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Statin’s Risk of Elevated Liver Enzymes, Rhabdomyolysis, Cancer

Insights From Large Randomized Statin Trials Molecular Cardiology Research Institute and Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Tufts-New England Medical Center and Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts. February 21, 2007. The authors of this study conclude, “The risk of cancer is significantly associated with lower achieved LDL-C levels”. And that “the cardiovascular benefits […]

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Risk of Elevated Liver Enzymes, Rhabdomyolysis, Cancer

Insights From Large Randomized Statin Trials Molecular Cardiology Research Institute and Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Tufts-New England Medical Center and Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts. February 21, 2007. The authors of this study conclude, “The risk of cancer is significantly associated with lower achieved LDL-C levels”. And that “the cardiovascular benefits […]

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Statin Drugs and Parkinson’s disease

Use of Statin drugs for lowering cholesterol may lead to Parkinson’s disease A study reported by researchers at the University of North Carolina showed an excess number of cases of Parkinson’s disease diagnosed in those taking statin type medications to lower their cholesterol.  These include Lipitor, Mevacor, Pravachol, Vitorin, and Crestor. What they showed was […]

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