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FMU News: Is Your Brain Shrinking?

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Hello,

You may already know about this unique protein and
its implication in ill health but what you will learn
in this short article is how elevations of this protein
is associated with brain shrinkage.
To learn more read the free article by jumping into this link: Your Medical Detective.com

Yumyums: Breakfast, lunch or dinner

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One egg has only 75 calories but 7 grams of high-quality protein, 5 grams of fat, and 1.6 grams of saturated fat, along with iron, vitamins, minerals, and carotenoids. The egg is a powerhouse of disease-fighting nutrients like lutein and zeaxanthin.

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Simply Yumful: Steak (or chicken) & Broccoli

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Ingredients

For the broccoli rice

  • 4 cups broccoli florets about 2 small crowns
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 1 green onion thinly sliced white and green parts separated

For the Sauce

  • ¼ cup hoisin sauce
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seed oil
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger minced

For the beef

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pound flank steak thinly sliced across the grain
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Get the full recipe directly from Feel Good Foodie via this link: Heathy steak & broccoli recipe

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A study published in the the Canadian Medical Association
Journal revealed that people low in this common vitamin
had an increase risk of a fatal heart attack and stroke.

The study focused on the relationship between homocysteine, B-12 and carotid artery plaque.

The study showed that higher blood levels of B vitamins are related to lower concentrations of homocysteine leading to decrease plaquing in the carotid arteries. However, an elevated blood homocysteine level revealed a strong risk factor for heart disease and stroke.

How the Study was Conducted? … Click on this link if you’d like to read the full free article:

Functional Medicine University.com

 

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FMU- The Daily Wealthy: Coconut

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The coconut tree is a member of the palm tree family and the only known living species of the genus Cocos. The term “coconut” can refer to the whole coconut palm, the seed, or the fruit, which botanically is a drupe, not a nut.

The popularity of coconut doesn’t end with coconut water. A variety of coconut-derived ingredients—from coconut oil to coconut flour and coconut milk—are increasingly being used in home kitchens, restaurants and packaged foods. But can a food so rich in calories and laden with saturated fat be healthy? … well like pretty much everything in life, in moderation 😉 Food for wellth!

FMU News: Magnesium Deficiency & Your Coronary Arteries

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Low magnesium associated with coronary artery calcification. Click here to read the free article written by Dr.Ron Grisanti Your Medical Detective

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