Monthly Archives: September 2015

Make your own Rose Hip Oil today!

These I picked today, just need to get my carrier oil. May not directly benefit your heart unless you make them into a syrup which is a great source of vitamin C, but putting this fab oil on your skin … Continue reading

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An excess of this in your blood can be a risk factor.

Homocysteine is an amino acid by-product, having some, is normal but an excess may affect your cardiovascular health in a number of ways. Evidence shows that excess homocysteine contributes to atherosclerosis, reduces the flexibility of blood vessels and helps to … Continue reading

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Is there a better way to predict heart disease?

On your routine blood test from your GP look at Triglycerides level and HDL (the “good” cholesterol) and work out the ratio of TG/HDL, this ratio is a far better predictor of heart disease than just cholesterol. In a study … Continue reading

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