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Sense of purpose may lower risk of death, heart attack, stroke

Those who possess a low sense of purpose in life are more likely to die or have heart attacks or strokes.

Having a sense of purpose in life is a component of psychological well-being and is linked to finding meaning that aligns with a person’s values and goals, according to […]

March 9th, 2015|Categories: Health|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Sense of purpose may lower risk of death, heart attack, stroke

Diet high in flavonoids may help counteract pollution-related heart risk

A diet high in plant flavonoids may help people vulnerable to heart risk when they inhale fine particles in smoke and hazy polluted air, according to research presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2014.

Flavonoids are anti-inflammatory nutrients found in vegetables, fruits, chocolate and wine.

During an 11-year follow-up […]

November 17th, 2014|Categories: Health|Tags: , |1 Comment