Tag Archive: SweetBeat

12 Ways Women Are Different from Men

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Guest Post: (NO, NOT THAT!) MEN AND WOMEN ARE equal under the law (at least that is the ideal). But when it comes to health, there are some big differences between the sexes. Here are 12 facts all women should know about how women’s health differs from men’s health: Heart. Heart disease is the leading cause of…

Guest Post: Swedish Chickens Tell Us Your DNA Is Not Your Doom

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FOR A LONG TIME, the conventional wisdom was that our DNA is fixed; whatever genetic characteristics we were born with are the traits that will characterize us throughout our lives. While DNA changes do occur, we have thought that they occur only very slowly—over millions of years, like the evolutionary changes that enabled small-brained primitive…

Guest Post – Canola Oil: Why Not Just Drink Gasoline?

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FAT, FAT, FAT, FAT. So much controversy swirls around various forms of fat. First we’re told coconut oil is deadly—then it’s a healthy miracle food. Then we’re told butter is poison—but now, it, too, has assumed the virtuous glow of health. Margarine is the healthy butter substitute—but now we hear it clogs your arteries. Olive…

Guest Post: 5 Things You Didn’t Know About Losing Weight

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  WE HAVE BEEN TOLD for decades that losing weight was simple: eat fewer calories and exercise more so that you burn more calories than you consume. Right. If losing weight was simple, don’t you think that we would all be slender? But those of us who have struggled with weight loss, those of us who…

Guest Post – Don’t Let Stress Ruin Your Life and Health

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THERE’S A CRITICALLY IMPORTANT vital sign that you have probably never heard of, and it’s called heart rate variability (HRV). HRV can tell you if you’re healthy or sick, stressed or unstressed. HRV has many clinical applications, but let’s talk about how you can use it to beat our Number One health issue in modern times:…