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Coffee Consumption Generally Safe in Women With Heart Disease

by | June 20th, 2011

Coffee Consumption Generally Safe in Women With Cardiovascular Disease Previous studies on the influence of coffee consumption on cardiovascular disease have shown conflicting results, but a new analysis from the massive Nurses’ Health Study suggests that coffee has no effect on the cardiovascular risk of women with known cardiovascular disease [1]. Researchers did cautioned that,…Read the Rest of Article

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20-pound gain in 16 years

by | June 30th, 2010

Adding to a mounting body of evidence, a new study by Harvard School of Public Health and Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, indicating the importance of moderate to vigorous exercise for controlling weight, recommends women should either jump on a bicycle or go for a brisk walk.

The study shows women gain an average of 20 pounds in 16 years (between the years of 25 and 42). However, women whom reported regularly participating in brisk walks or bicycling were much less likely to gain weight. Bicycling for just five minutes a day-helped women gain 1.5 fewer pounds over the duration of the study.

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