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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!


Holidays and Heart Health

Dec 9, 2017

Holidays and Heart Health

Courtesy of Midland Daily News - Even if you are extremely healthy, the holidays can take a toll by dramatically raising stress levels and presenting countless opportunities to overindulge.

5 Ways to Jump-Start Your Heart Health

Dec 8, 2017

5 Ways to Jump-Start Your Heart Health

Courtesy of The Southeast Sun - If you’re looking to improve your heart health, each day is all about making a choice that moves you in the right direction.

Tips for Heart-Healthy Holidays

Dec 3, 2017

Tips for Heart-Healthy Holidays

Courtesy of Observer - Everyone expects the holidays to be a joyous time spent with family events, celebratory meals, and festive traditions.

Are Healthy Teeth Linked To A Healthy Heart?

Nov 30, 2017

Are Healthy Teeth Linked To A Healthy Heart?

Courtesy of ABC - The idea of a link between oral health and the heart has been around for a century. But it has only been in the last few decades that health professionals have taken this link seriously enough to recommend dental care as a way of reducing your risk of heart disease.

Why Some Diets Fail

Nov 30, 2017

Why Some Diets Fail

Courtesy of Pharmacy Times - According to the 2014 statistics from the Centers for Disease Control: 37.9% of American adults age 20 years and over are obese and 70.7% of Americans age 20 and over are overweight.

Secrets for a Healthy Heart

Nov 27, 2017

Secrets for a Healthy Heart

Courtesy of Business Standard - For overall good health it is essential to have a healthy heart.

Why It’s So Important to Keep your Arteries and Veins Healthy

Nov 19, 2017

Why It’s So Important to Keep your Arteries and Veins Healthy

Courtesy of Bel Marra Health - When we think about heart health, we usually only focus on the heart itself. Many of us don’t think or act upon preventing disease and illness to our arteries and veins.

A Nutritionist’s Top Pantry Staples for Healthy Eating

Nov 17, 2017

A Nutritionist’s Top Pantry Staples for Healthy Eating

Courtesy of HuffPost - Did you know that a well-stocked pantry can help you lose weight and improve your health?

Thanksgiving Tips for Heart Health

Nov 16, 2017

Thanksgiving Tips for Heart Health

Courtesy of UW Health - The traditional turkey-day feast, replete with fatty, high-cholesterol, high-fat, and starchy foods like drumsticks, mashed potatoes, gravy and stuffing, is generally anything but heart-healthy.

Get Healthy for the Holidays: Avoiding Holiday Heart Syndrome

Nov 15, 2017

Get Healthy for the Holidays: Avoiding Holiday Heart Syndrome

Courtesy of WTNH - Before you pour yourself another alcoholic drink during your holiday dinner, Dr. Imran Ali with Bridgeport Hospital warns about Holiday Heart Syndrome.

6 Foods to Improve Your Heart Health

Nov 11, 2017

6 Foods to Improve Your Heart Health

Courtesy of The Good Men Project - Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

What Should Your Normal Resting Heart Rate Really Be?

Nov 8, 2017

What Should Your Normal Resting Heart Rate Really Be?

Courtesy of Men's Health - Your heart rate dictates the exact number of times your heart beats per minute. And while your specific number for that might not be as familiar to you as, say, your blood pressure or your weight, it’s still pretty important.

Food Swaps: Tips for a Heart Healthy Thanksgiving

Nov 7, 2017

Food Swaps: Tips for a Heart Healthy Thanksgiving

Courtesy of Penn Medicine - Nothing could be better than the whole family gathered around the table to enjoy a Thanksgiving feast, complete with a bird and all the fixings.

Why Sugar-Laden Raisin Bran is Considered ‘Heart Healthy,’ but Soy is Not

Nov 1, 2017

Why Sugar-Laden Raisin Bran is Considered ‘Heart Healthy,’ but Soy is Not

Courtesy of Popular Science - The FDA might downgrade its heart healthy claim on soy protein, but that doesn't mean it's bad for you.

Daily Habits That Can Improve Your Heart

Oct 31, 2017

Daily Habits That Can Improve Your Heart

Courtesy of Bel Marra Health - Aside from eating healthy and exercising regularly, there are many other simple-to-do daily habits that can keep your heart in good shape.

Take Heart: New Insights into Protecting Yours

Oct 29, 2017

Take Heart: New Insights into Protecting Yours

Courtesy of Texarkana Gazette - It's worth repeating the basics of good heart health, and then exploring a couple of new ways to protect your ticker.

The Three Best and Worst Things You Can Do for Your Heart

Oct 25, 2017

The Three Best and Worst Things You Can Do for Your Heart

Courtesy of UW Health - Taking care of your heart is hard. Or it can certainly seem that way.

These 2 Exercises Can Cut Your Risk of Heart Disease in Half

Oct 23, 2017

These 2 Exercises Can Cut Your Risk of Heart Disease in Half

Courtesy of MSN - Yoga and aerobic exercise are particularly effective at warding off heart disease, according to new research from HG SMS Hospital in India.

Don’t Just Sit There, Move More!

Oct 17, 2017

Don’t Just Sit There, Move More!

Courtesy of Harvard Health - Even if you exercise regularly, sitting for long periods during the day is unhealthy for your heart.

Cholesterol, Fats, Salt and Your Diet: The Best Heart-Healthy Choices

Oct 16, 2017

Cholesterol, Fats, Salt and Your Diet: The Best Heart-Healthy Choices

Courtesy of Cleveland Clinic - It turns out that only about 10 percent to 15 percent of the cholesterol in your bloodstream comes from cholesterol in the diet. Most of it is actually made by your own body.