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Living a healthy lifestyle can be a challenge. We hope you find these articles helpful in your quest to live a healthy life, for your heart sake!


Food Trends And Your Heart

Aug 15, 2017

Food Trends And Your Heart

Courtesy of Harvard Health Publications - The type and amount of fat, carbohydrate, sugar, and salt in our food supply has changed over the years — for better and for worse.

A Good Night’s Sleep: Advice To Take To Heart

Aug 15, 2017

A Good Night’s Sleep: Advice To Take To Heart

Courtesy of Harvard Health Publications - Irregular or insufficient sleep increases your risk of cardiovascular disease.

Seven Simple Steps To A Healthier, Longer Life

Aug 13, 2017

Seven Simple Steps To A Healthier, Longer Life

Courtesy of Montreal Gazette - Living the best life possible is a goal worth chasing. No matter what path you follow, it’s best lived in good health and with plenty of vigour.

Gym Warning: Drinking THIS Before A Workout Could Be Deadly

Aug 13, 2017

Gym Warning: Drinking THIS Before A Workout Could Be Deadly

Courtesy of Express - GYM sessions are now accompanied by pre-workout energy drinks and post-workout protein shakes to boost performance and recovery. However, the former have been linked to heart disease.

Study Suggests Energy Drinks Can Lead To Cocaine Use

Aug 12, 2017

Study Suggests Energy Drinks Can Lead To Cocaine Use

Courtesy of News.com - ADOLESCENTS and young adults who consume too many energy drinks are much more likely to use cocaine and amphetamines later in life.

Why Exercise Is Important For Heart Health

Aug 11, 2017

Why Exercise Is Important For Heart Health

Courtesy of Capital Gazette - Although most of us don’t like to do it, exercising, along with proper nutrition, is vital in staying healthy and helps us to live a long life.

Calcium In Arteries May Predict Heart Attack Risk: 5 Foods That Protect Your Heart

Aug 9, 2017

Calcium In Arteries May Predict Heart Attack Risk: 5 Foods That Protect Your Heart

Courtesy of NDTV - According to a new study, measuring the amount of calcium build-up in the arteries can help in predicting the risk of heart attack and stroke.

Heart Health Ignored By Many With Type 2 Diabetes

Aug 8, 2017

Heart Health Ignored By Many With Type 2 Diabetes

Courtesy of U.S. News & World Report - Taking steps to prevent heart disease is crucial for people with type 2 diabetes.

Mediterranean Diet: A Heart-Healthy Eating Plan

Aug 7, 2017

Mediterranean Diet: A Heart-Healthy Eating Plan

Courtesy of YakTri News - If you're looking for a heart-healthy eating plan, the Mediterranean diet might be right for you.

Staying Healthy: Find Power With Produce

Aug 7, 2017

Staying Healthy: Find Power With Produce

Courtesy of My Central Jersey - Enjoy the remainder of summer and spend time outdoors. Keep enjoying local, seasonal produce as you continue to find ways to fuel your body with plant-based meals.

6 Heart Healthy Nuts And Why They're Really Good For You

Aug 7, 2017

6 Heart Healthy Nuts And Why They're Really Good For You

Courtesy of Smart Cooky - Nuts are great. Not only do they make for a crunchy and filling snack to chomp on between meals, they are also known to boost weight loss, brain power and heart health.

These Foods Are Full Of Health-Boosting Antioxidants

Aug 6, 2017

These Foods Are Full Of Health-Boosting Antioxidants

Courtesy of Bel Marra Health - Healthy eating shouldn’t be complicated, so we have compiled a list of simple everyday foods—some which you may even already be eating—that are packed with antioxidants and go a long way in improving your health.

Staying Active Is One Of The Best Ways To Stay Healthy

Aug 6, 2017

Staying Active Is One Of The Best Ways To Stay Healthy

Courtesy of Centre Daily Times - About 2 in 3 American adults and 1 in 3 American children are overweight or obese, and the number continues to grow.

Healthy Friday: 5 Evidence-Based Health Benefits Of Grapefruit

Aug 4, 2017

Healthy Friday: 5 Evidence-Based Health Benefits Of Grapefruit

Courtesy of Alberton Record - Grapefruit is one of the healthiest citrus fruits you can eat. Research shows that it may assist with weight loss, insulin resistance and reduce the risk of heart disease.

Too Much Salt Damages Heart Muscles, Study Suggests

Aug 3, 2017

Too Much Salt Damages Heart Muscles, Study Suggests

Courtesy of The Daily Meal - It’s time to get serious about salt — according to one recent study published in the Journal of the American College of Caridology, the average U.S. adult consumes enough salt each day to do serious damage to their heart muscles.

A Layer Of Fat Around Your Heart May Be Just As Risky As Belly Fat—Here’s Who’s Most Likely To Have It

Aug 3, 2017

A Layer Of Fat Around Your Heart May Be Just As Risky As Belly Fat—Here’s Who’s Most Likely To Have It

Courtesy of Health - You already know that fat around your midsection—aka visceral fat—is more dangerous than fat stored elsewhere on the body, because it surrounds your organs and releases compounds that contribute to inflammation.

Don’t Wait To Take Charge Of Your Heart Health

Aug 2, 2017

Don’t Wait To Take Charge Of Your Heart Health

Courtesy of The Olympian - One out of three Olympia women who die this year, will likely die from heart disease. Those are the cold hard facts.

What Is Heart Rate Variability–And Do You Need To Know Yours?

Jul 31, 2017

What Is Heart Rate Variability–And Do You Need To Know Yours?

Courtesy of Health - Thinking about your health means minding your heart, and you're no doubt accustomed to paying attention to measures like cholesterol, blood pressure, and triglycerides. There's one more to add to that list: heart rate variability.

MEDICAL MATTERS: Tips For A Heart-Healthy Lifestyle

Jul 30, 2017

MEDICAL MATTERS: Tips For A Heart-Healthy Lifestyle

Courtesy of OA Online - Taking care of your heart is so important. Here are tips that can help you live a more heart-healthy lifestyle.

CNN Accidently Lets Slip The Secret To Heart Health

Jul 29, 2017

CNN Accidently Lets Slip The Secret To Heart Health

Courtesy of Personal Liberty - The cholesterol myth means big business for the medical-industrial complex so Big Medicine does all it can to get and keep as many people as possible on cholesterol-lowering drugs.