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Tuesday, February 18, 2020

MERCURY

Men with highest one-third hair mercury levels were 38% more likely to die over 13.9 years

Men with the highest one-third hair mercury content—2 mcg of mercury per gram of hair or higher—were 38% more likely to die during an average follow-up of 13.9 years compared with men in the lower two-thirds according to a study from Finland which followed 1871 Finnish men aged 42 to 60 years free of previous coronary heart disease or stroke at baseline.

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MERCURY

Men with highest third hair mercury levels were 56% more likely to develop coronary heart disease

Men with the highest one-third hair mercury content—2 mcg of mercury per gram of hair or higher—were 56% more likely to develop coronary heart disease, 68% more likely to develop cardiovascular disease (heart attack or stroke), and 60% more likely to have an acute coronary event during an average follow-up of 13.9 years compared with men in the lower two-thirds according to a study from Finland which followed 1871 Finnish men aged 42 to 60 years free of previous coronary heart disease or stroke at baseline.

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MERCURY

Men with one-fifth highest mercury levels were 2.2X more likely to have heart attack

The one-fifth of men with the highest toenail mercury levels were 2.2 times more likely to have a heart attack compared to the one-fifth of men with the lowest levels according to a study which looked at 684 men from eight (8) European countries and Israel who had a heart attack and compared them to 724 men selected to be representative of the same populations.

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020

CHOLESTEROL & HEART ATTACK RISK

Elevate cholesterol has almost nothing to do with heart attack risk notes Prof. Timothy Noakes

“There is so much evidence to show that it is not cholesterol [that increases heart attack risk],” notes Prof. Timothy Noakes, MD, DSc, PhD in an interview that he did on a Fat & Furious podcast.

“Cholesterol is a terribly poor predictor of heart attack risk.”

“It is so pathetic…”

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Saturday, February 01, 2020

TAART CHERRY JUICE

Tart cherry juice increases sleep time by 39 minutes

Tart cherry juice shortened the amount of time to fall asleep from 31 minutes to 21 minutes, and increases sleep time by 39 minutes according to a study of 10 men and 10 women.

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Posted by Larry Hobbs on Sat, Feb 01, 2020 11:19 am | [0] comments
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