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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!


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.

Why Breakfast is the Most Important Meal of the Day

Oct 16, 2017

Why Breakfast is the Most Important Meal of the Day

Courtesy of Bel Marra Health - You’ve heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but many of us simply don’t have the time to enjoy a nutritious breakfast.

Avocado Diet: Three Ways the Superfood Can PREVENT Heart Disease

Oct 14, 2017

Avocado Diet: Three Ways the Superfood Can PREVENT Heart Disease

Courtesy of Express - AVOCADOS have risen to superfood status thanks to their high nutrient content. Here are three ways eating them can help your heart.

Here's One Reason Why You Should Eat a Banana Every Day

Oct 10, 2017

Here's One Reason Why You Should Eat a Banana Every Day

Courtesy of Men's Health - Low levels of the mineral may increase your chances of developing heart disease, new research in JCI Insight suggests, which is why you should add foods like avocado, bananas, and potatoes to your diet.

Little-Known Habits That Help Maintain Excellent Heart Health

Oct 9, 2017

Little-Known Habits That Help Maintain Excellent Heart Health

Courtesy of Health & Fitness Cheat Sheet - As your body’s life support, the heart is important on so many levels.

How Eating Leafy Greens Keeps Your Heart Healthy

Oct 8, 2017

How Eating Leafy Greens Keeps Your Heart Healthy

Courtesy of Deccan Chronicle - If we want a healthy heart, then we should probably add a lot of greens to our diet.

Getting Kids to Eat Leafy Greens Essential for Later Heart Health

Oct 6, 2017

Getting Kids to Eat Leafy Greens Essential for Later Heart Health

Courtesy of Emax Health - For most kids, it is a struggle to get them to like most vegetables, but leafy greens can be especially hard to enjoy for young taste buds.

Why You Should Take Care Of Dental Health

Oct 2, 2017

Why You Should Take Care Of Dental Health

Courtesy of IOL - THERE’S a saying that the mouth is a gateway to the body. Oral health is essential to general health and well-being.

7 Habits for a Healthy Heart

Sep 29, 2017

7 Habits for a Healthy Heart

Courtesy of The New York Times - About 80 percent of all cases of cardiovascular disease are preventable. You can lower your risk markedly by making some changes to your lifestyle including doing some things that are easy, simple and even enjoyable.

Heart Health Recommendations For Those With CHD

Sep 12, 2017

Heart Health Recommendations For Those With CHD

Courtesy of the American Heart Association - Since you have congenital heart disease (CHD), it's very important for you to follow the "healthy-heart recommendations" for diet and activity.

Brisk Walk To Live Longer

Sep 11, 2017

Brisk Walk To Live Longer

Courtesy of Deccan Chronicle - Experts say that brisk walking is a sure-shot way to improve heart health and live longer.

Healthy Tip: Long Working Hours Take Their Toll On Heart Health

Sep 10, 2017

Healthy Tip: Long Working Hours Take Their Toll On Heart Health

Courtesy of Helping Hearts - Work demands can sometimes get out of your control, but your heart health is largely something you can take charge of.

Gum Health, Heart Health Share Risk Factors

Sep 9, 2017

Gum Health, Heart Health Share Risk Factors

Courtesy of Pamplin Media Group - There's no question that regular brushing, flossing and dental checkups can help keep your mouth healthy. But if you fall short on your hygiene routine, can gum disease actually cause heart disease?

For A Healthy Heart

Sep 8, 2017

For A Healthy Heart

Courtesy of My Republica - In the recent times it’s not uncommon to hear of young people suffering from strokes and other heart related diseases.

How Concerned Should A Young Athlete Be About Heart Health?

Sep 6, 2017

How Concerned Should A Young Athlete Be About Heart Health?

Courtesy of Pocono Record - "As a college student involved in sports, should I be concerned?"

The Benefits Of Quitting Smoking

Sep 5, 2017

The Benefits Of Quitting Smoking

Courtesy of The Philadelphia Tribune - Are you wondering why you’re still smoking cigarettes?

Lifestyle Is At The Heart Of Heart Health

Sep 4, 2017

Lifestyle Is At The Heart Of Heart Health

Courtesy of The New Paper - Nearly 1 in 3 deaths here due to cardiovascular disease and it is preventable.

When Trying To Lose Weight, Put Health Above Battling With The Scale, Experts Say

Sep 4, 2017

When Trying To Lose Weight, Put Health Above Battling With The Scale, Experts Say

Courtesy of The Columbus Dispatch - In theory, losing weight sounds simple: calories in, calories out. But not everybody sees the same results or the same rate of weight loss. And that can lead to frustration and surrender.

Get Off The Couch Baby Boomers, Or You May Not Be Able To Later

Sep 4, 2017

Get Off The Couch Baby Boomers, Or You May Not Be Able To Later

Courtesy of NPR - Count the number of hours you sit each day. Be honest. Being immobile for many hours each day does more than raise the risk of a host of diseases.