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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!


Eating What They Watch and Watching What They Eat

Oct 27, 2018

Eating What They Watch and Watching What They Eat

Courtesy of Lincoln Journal Star - It’s easy to become obese in America. Fast food places and convenience stores full of junk food are everywhere.

10 Ways to Keep Your Heart Healthy

Oct 17, 2018

10 Ways to Keep Your Heart Healthy

Courtesy of Time Health - Although 50% of cardiovascular-disease risk is genetic, the other 50% can be modified by how you live your life.

Heart-Healthy Ways for Every Age

Oct 10, 2018

Heart-Healthy Ways for Every Age

Courtesy of Feed Your Potential 365 - When should you start thinking about heart health? It turns out this is something of a trick question.

Top 4 Exercises for a Strong Heart

Oct 2, 2018

Top 4 Exercises for a Strong Heart

Courtesy of The Health Site - Wondering what kind of exercises you can do to keep your heart health in check? You don't need expensive gym memberships or equipment.

Tips To Be Fit: Hot Weather Can Endanger Your Heart

Sep 4, 2018

Tips To Be Fit: Hot Weather Can Endanger Your Heart

Courtesy of The Philadelphia Tribune - When the temperatures rises, your heart has to beat faster and work harder to pump blood to the surface of your skin to assist with sweating to cool your body. If your body can’t cool itself fast enough, a strain is put on your heart, and your organs can begin to suffer damage.

Be Smart: Keep Kids’ Hearts Healthy From the Start

Sep 4, 2018

Be Smart: Keep Kids’ Hearts Healthy From the Start

Courtesy of U.S. News & World Report - Prevention and daily lifestyle improvements need to start early.

6 Steps for Promoting Heart Health in Women

Aug 21, 2018

6 Steps for Promoting Heart Health in Women

Courtesy of HealthDay - While the total number of U.S. deaths from heart disease has declined in recent years, it has stayed the same for younger women.

Beware of These Wines: They're Not as Healthy as You Think

Aug 11, 2018

Beware of These Wines: They're Not as Healthy as You Think

Courtesy of Popsugar - When it comes to vino and your health, some wines are better than others.

Fish: The Ultimate Superfood

Aug 10, 2018

Fish: The Ultimate Superfood

Courtesy of Live Trading News - People have been eating fish since the dawn of man. It has been a staple for people in every area where fish can swim and has without a doubt been one of the foods that has kept people alive.

23 Fascinating Facts About the Heart

Aug 4, 2018

23 Fascinating Facts About the Heart

Courtesy of Herald of Fashion - Without any doubt, our heart is one the most important organs in the body.

Plant-Based Food May Boost Your Heart Health: 6 (Vegetarian) Foods For Healthy Heart

Jul 28, 2018

Plant-Based Food May Boost Your Heart Health: 6 (Vegetarian) Foods For Healthy Heart

Courtesy of NDTV - Following a plant-based diet may help in preventing risk for cardiovascular disease including blood pressure and heart attack. Six foods to include for healthy heart.

How to Keep Your Heart Healthy in the Summer

Jul 20, 2018

How to Keep Your Heart Healthy in the Summer

Courtesy of Bel Marra Health - Summer is hot, which makes it a great time to get out and enjoy ourselves, but that added heat can cause heart problems, especially if you already have an underlying heart problem.

Heavy Teens are Less Likely Now to Try and Lose Weight

Jun 25, 2018

Heavy Teens are Less Likely Now to Try and Lose Weight

Courtesy of U.S. News - The obesity epidemic among American teens is being fed by a waning desire to lose weight, a new report suggests.

The Latest Blood Pressure Guidelines: What They Mean for You

Jun 25, 2018

The Latest Blood Pressure Guidelines: What They Mean for You

Courtesy of San Francisco Chronicle - Updated blood pressure guidelines from the American Heart Association mean that many more Americans, notably older people, are now diagnosed with high blood pressure, or hypertension.

Children and Teens Should Avoid Energy Drinks

Jun 3, 2018

Children and Teens Should Avoid Energy Drinks

Courtesy of Citizen - Energy drinks are marketed as providing a boost of energy and increasing mental alertness but the safety of the ingredients that provide that boost is questionable in certain groups.

6 Simple Rules to Heart Healthy Eating

May 31, 2018

6 Simple Rules to Heart Healthy Eating

Courtesy of WebMD - Today, the answer to the heart healthy diet question is controversial.

JOHN DOHERTY: Studies Show Vitamin D Has Big Benefits for Athletes

May 28, 2018

JOHN DOHERTY: Studies Show Vitamin D Has Big Benefits for Athletes

Courtesy of NWI Times - What would you do to get stronger bones and muscles, better performance and fewer injuries?

What to Put on Your Plate for a Healthy Heart at Any Age

May 28, 2018

What to Put on Your Plate for a Healthy Heart at Any Age

Courtesy of My Body & Soul - There’s plenty you can do to keep your ticker in top notch, especially when it comes to food. So, be sure to pop these items on your shopping list.

For Your Health: Start Early with Good Dental Habits

May 20, 2018

For Your Health: Start Early with Good Dental Habits

Courtesy of Daily Republic - Tooth decay is one of the most common chronic conditions of childhood in the United States.

Get Kids Moving for Health

May 19, 2018

Get Kids Moving for Health

Courtesy of IOL - Our global “neighbourhood” is growing smaller, and we can communicate at the touch of a button.