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Poor Diet Linked To Half Of Heart Disease, Stroke, Diabetes Deaths

Mar 29, 2017

Poor Diet Linked To Half Of Heart Disease, Stroke, Diabetes Deaths

Courtesy of the Cleveland Clinic - Most of us are aware that what we eat affects our health. But the results of a new study illustrates that fact vividly: Almost half of deaths in one year caused by heart disease, stroke and type 2 diabetes in a large group of Americans were linked with a poor diet.

Health: Step Into Spring With These Easy Heart-Healthy Tips

Mar 26, 2017

Health: Step Into Spring With These Easy Heart-Healthy Tips

Courtesy of The Times Herald - Spring is in the air. Days are getting longer and warmer. Flowers are blooming and green grass is sprouting. This is the time of year we spruce up our homes and refresh our wardrobes. But what are we doing about ourselves? Like many of us in the winter months, you may have hibernated inside and limited physical activity because it was too cold to venture out.

10 Minutes Of Vigorous Exercise Will Boost Kids’ Heart Health

Mar 25, 2017

10 Minutes Of Vigorous Exercise Will Boost Kids’ Heart Health

Encouraging your children to engage in as little as 10 minutes a day in high-intensity physical activity could help them reduce their risk of developing heart problems and metabolic diseases such as diabetes, researchers say.

Ordering Your Meal

Mar 24, 2017

Ordering Your Meal

Courtesy of the American Heart Association - It’s important to understand what's on the menu when you eat out. The good news: You can eat heart-healthy if you know what to look for.

4 Tips For A Healthy Heart

Mar 24, 2017

4 Tips For A Healthy Heart

Courtesy of the Albert Lea Tribune - Your entire body, including your heart, brain and muscles, depends on healthy blood flow to help you feel and perform your best.

Should 15,000 Steps A Day Be Our New Exercise Target?

Mar 22, 2017

Should 15,000 Steps A Day Be Our New Exercise Target?

Courtesy of the New York TImes - Taking 10,000 steps per day is often suggested as a desirable exercise goal for people who wish to improve their health.

Salt: The Forgotten Killer

Mar 22, 2017

Salt: The Forgotten Killer

Courtesy of The Gleaner - Each year, the Heart Foundation of Jamaica joins with the World Action on Salt and Health (WASH) to commemorate Salt Awareness Week. This year, the week is being celebrated from March 20-26 under the theme Salt: The Forgotten Killer.

Patients And Clinicians Unite Part One: The ABCs Of Heart Disease

Mar 22, 2017

Patients And Clinicians Unite Part One: The ABCs Of Heart Disease

Do you know that heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S.? Living in the technological era, we're at a unique point when patients and clinicians can partner together to turn the tables on heart disease.

7 Ways To Make Your Heart Healthy With Your Car

Mar 21, 2017

7 Ways To Make Your Heart Healthy With Your Car

Courtesy of The Huffington Post - Taking care of our environmental hygiene is always limited to our offices and home. We often neglect the health of our car, but its impact on our health is a concern for every individual. No outer beauty can shine better than a heart in a perfect condition.

THIS Is As Crucial As BLOOD Pressure For Heart Health - But Do YOU Know About It?

Mar 21, 2017

THIS Is As Crucial As BLOOD Pressure For Heart Health - But Do YOU Know About It?

Courtesy of Express - BLOOD flow is as important as healthy blood pressure and cholesterol levels in maintaining a healthy heart, experts have revealed.

9 Superfoods For Your Heart

Mar 21, 2017

9 Superfoods For Your Heart

Courtesy of Prevention - With heart disease the number one killer of both men and women in this country, you would think a cure that could dramatically reduce these deaths would be big news.

Food For Thought For Reducing Risk Of Heart Disease

Mar 20, 2017

Food For Thought For Reducing Risk Of Heart Disease

Courtesy of Lohud: The Journal News - Every day we are reminded to: “Eat healthy!” The message is reinforced through television and magazine ads as well as on the many self-improvement programs that address the importance of good diet for heart health and overall wellness.

7 Foods That Can Help Prevent Heart Disease

Mar 18, 2017

7 Foods That Can Help Prevent Heart Disease

Courtesy of Rescu - Eating well doesn’t just benefit our waist lines. In order to live a long and propserous life, our food choices matter.

12 Health Benefits Of Salmon For The Heart, Brain, And Much More

Mar 16, 2017

12 Health Benefits Of Salmon For The Heart, Brain, And Much More

Courtesy of Foods 4 Better Health - Salmon is one of the most nutritious types of fish that offers several health benefits.

To Protect Your Heart, Solve Your Sleep Problems Now

Mar 16, 2017

To Protect Your Heart, Solve Your Sleep Problems Now

Courtesy of Knowridge Science Report - Sleep problems including sleeping too little or too long, may be linked to a variety of factors that may raise the risk for cardiovascular diseases, according to new research.

11 Ways Your Diet Can Help You Avoid Heart Disease

Mar 16, 2017

11 Ways Your Diet Can Help You Avoid Heart Disease

Heart disease is probably pretty high on your list of dangerous things you’d like to avoid. (It’s right up there with cancer and car accidents.) But despite how serious heart disease is, most of us don’t know the best way to take care of our hearts.

Victoria Researcher Studying Impacts Of Teenage Stress On Long-Term Heart Health

Mar 16, 2017

Victoria Researcher Studying Impacts Of Teenage Stress On Long-Term Heart Health

Courtesy of Victoria News - Growing up a competitive figure skater, Megan Ames often found herself practicing at an arena in her hometown of Milton, Ontario.

Calls For Ibuprofen Sale Restrictions After Study Finds Cardiac Arrest Risk

Mar 15, 2017

Calls For Ibuprofen Sale Restrictions After Study Finds Cardiac Arrest Risk

Courtesy of The Guardian - There have been fresh calls for restrictions on the sale of the painkiller ibuprofen after another study found it heightens the risk of cardiac arrest.

Reusing Oil Is Dangerous For Your Health

Mar 14, 2017

Reusing Oil Is Dangerous For Your Health

You have probably gone to a restaurant, hotel or at the local shop where the cooking oil is reheated when you need a snack or is heated throughout the day for all the snacks. Have you ever imagined the type of oil used? Or How safe is the reheated cooking oil?

5 Life Hacks Heart Doctors Use To Stay Healthy Every Day

Mar 14, 2017

5 Life Hacks Heart Doctors Use To Stay Healthy Every Day

Courtesy of Healthy eNews - Starting and sticking to a heart-healthy lifestyle – one that includes eating right, getting 150 minutes of exercise every week, and avoiding tobacco products – may be easier than you think. As long as you keep things simple and stay committed, your long-term goal of a healthier you is attainable.