How much weightlifting is good for the Heart?

How much weightlifting is good for the Heart? How much weightlifting is good for the Heart? Lifting weights for less than an hour a week may reduce your risk for a heart attack or stroke by 40 to 70 percent, according to a new Iowa State University study. Spending more than an hour in the…

Treatment by naturopathic doctors shows reduction in cardiovascular risk factors

Contact: Kim Barnhardt kim.barnhardt@cmaj.ca 800-663-7336 x2224 Canadian Medical Association Journal Randomized controlled trial Counselling and treatment with naturopathic care as well as enhanced usual care reduced the prevalence of metabolic syndrome, a risk factor for heart disease, by 17% over a year for participants in a randomized controlled trial published in CMAJ. Researchers enrolled 246…

Grape intake may protect against metabolic syndrome-related organ damage

April 22, 2013    Media Contact: Justin Harris       734-764-2220  Study shows grapes reduced inflammation and fat storage, improved antioxidant defense     ANN ARBOR, MI Consuming grapes may help protect against organ damage associated with the progression of metabolic syndrome, according to research presented Monday at the Experimental Biology conference in Boston. Natural components found…