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Focus On Heart Health In The Gym This Month

Feb 16, 2017

Focus On Heart Health In The Gym This Month

Courtesy of Calgary Herald - Cardio, CV or cardiovascular workouts, are all common expressions referring to a specific type of exercise that challenges the cardiorespiratory system. But what is it exactly and how much and for how long should you be doing it?

Ryder: Celebrate Snack Month With Peanut Butter

Feb 15, 2017

Ryder: Celebrate Snack Month With Peanut Butter

Courtesy of Daily Commercial - February is National Heart Health Month and National Snack Month. One of the world's most popular and inexpensive snacks also occupies a prominent place on the list of heart-healthy foods. And that snack is peanuts.

Health 101: Five Tips To Improve Heart Health

Feb 15, 2017

Health 101: Five Tips To Improve Heart Health

Courtesy of Herald & Review - Nothing in life is more important than taking care of the heart. Once it stops, life stops. But most people still do things daily that’s bad for their heart.

Six Foods To Add, Six Foods To Avoid In A Heart-Healthy Diet

Feb 14, 2017

Six Foods To Add, Six Foods To Avoid In A Heart-Healthy Diet

Courtesy of St. Joseph's | Candler - A healthy diet is vital in the fight against heart disease. Sure you eat fruits and vegetables, but there are other foods you can add to your diet to improve your heart’s health. Along the same lines, it may be time to eliminate bad products you are consuming.

How To Make Your Diet Heart-Healthy

Feb 13, 2017

How To Make Your Diet Heart-Healthy

Courtesy of iafrica.com - With February declared Heart Month, many countries and organizations around the world are encouraging us all to start good habits now that will improve heart health not just for February but for life.

Is Running Really Good For The Heart?

Feb 13, 2017

Is Running Really Good For The Heart?

From the Broad Street Run here in Philadelphia to the Cherry Blossom 10-mile run in Washington, DC, and others across the country and overseas, running season is just around the corner! And for many people, from avid runners to weekend warriors, that means it’s almost time to lace up your shoes and dust off those training plans.

Heart Health Includes Knowing Emergency Warning Signs

Feb 13, 2017

Heart Health Includes Knowing Emergency Warning Signs

Courtesy of Saint Francis Healthcare System - Considering the amount of our waking hours we spend at work each week, improving one’s own heart health while being alert for the warning signs of heart disease in co-workers are the first steps in creating a healthy workplace.

Simple Lifestyle Changes Can Have Great Impact On Heart Health

Feb 12, 2017

Simple Lifestyle Changes Can Have Great Impact On Heart Health

Courtesy of the Lexington Herald Leader - Despite significant progress, heart disease remains the No. 1 cause of death among men and women in developed countries. One out of four adults die of cardiac-related causes, and many more suffer from lifelong complications and disability. Read more here: http://www.kentucky.com/living/health-and-medicine/article132288204.html#storylink=cpy

Your Heart And You

Feb 12, 2017

Your Heart And You

You’ve had a long day, you are tired and so you skip that 20-minute walk around the neighborhood. You have a craving for a cheeseburger and French fries, and know how easy it is to swing through the drive thru. You’ve smoked for 20 years and think it’s too late to quit now.

Teaching Heart Health To Kids

Feb 10, 2017

Teaching Heart Health To Kids

Courtesy of Fox News - February is Heart Month, a perfect time to help your kids learn how important it is to keep their heart healthy.

Heart Healthy Versions Of Fave Fatty Foods

Feb 9, 2017

Heart Healthy Versions Of Fave Fatty Foods

Courtesy of Best of NJ.com - Slow jams and flowers aside, the best gift for your favorite valentine just may be one that keeps on giving: a lifetime of heart health. February is American Heart Month, a perfect time to pay extra attention to your heart, as well as your heart’s true love.

Heart-Healthy Tips For Your Grocery List

Feb 9, 2017

Heart-Healthy Tips For Your Grocery List

Courtesy of Palmoar Health - A healthy heart begins with what you eat, and one way to shop for groceries wisely is to start with a list, a cardiologist recommends.

Four Things You Can Do Today To Support Your Heart Health

Feb 9, 2017

Four Things You Can Do Today To Support Your Heart Health

Courtesy of The Post - On the path to good health, it pays to follow your heart – literally. A healthy heart is essential to supporting good overall health, yet many people ignore the warning signs that their heart is not as healthy as it could be.

Rethink Your Heart Health

Feb 9, 2017

Rethink Your Heart Health

Courtesy of Lawndale News - February is Heart Health Month, which makes it the perfect time to re-assess what you eat to lead a better, healthy life. Improving the diet is likely to also help with the weight and diabetes issues.

UCLA Cardiology Expert Provides Ten Heart Healthy Tips For Valentine's Day

Feb 9, 2017

UCLA Cardiology Expert Provides Ten Heart Healthy Tips For Valentine's Day

Courtesy of News Medical - While boxes of decadent chocolates treats, celebratory champagne and romantic high-calorie dinners may dance in your mind as a way to celebrate Valentine's Day, your heart may be pining for something else.

Get "Heart-Fit" During American Heart Month

Feb 7, 2017

Get "Heart-Fit" During American Heart Month

Courtesy of Pittsburg's Action News 4 - February is American Heart Health one and experts are offering plenty of tips and tricks to keep your heart in tip-top shape.

7 Steps To A Heart-Healthy Family

Feb 7, 2017

7 Steps To A Heart-Healthy Family

Courtesy of Franciscan Health - You can keep heart disease off your doorstep. It's easier than you think to get your family heart-healthy. And, nothing could be more important. - See more at: https://www.franciscanhealth.org/news-and-events/news/7-steps-heart-healthy-family#sthash.zVrQAijm.dpuf

All You Need For Heart Health Is 30 Minutes A Week And Some Stairs, New Study Says

Feb 7, 2017

All You Need For Heart Health Is 30 Minutes A Week And Some Stairs, New Study Says

Courtesy of Medical Daily - Here’s some good news for the gym averse — the latest research says you can get a heart-healthy cardio boost just by taking the stairs.

Road To Heart Health Begins With Simple Questions

Feb 7, 2017

Road To Heart Health Begins With Simple Questions

Courtesy of the Herald-Whig - WHEN it comes to heart disease, we're not only our brother's keeper -- we're our own, too. The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute suggests you ask your doctor some specific questions to learn more about your risk for heart disease and what to do about it.

Here’s How to Have Your Most Heart-Healthy Day

Feb 6, 2017

Here’s How to Have Your Most Heart-Healthy Day

Courtesy of the Reader's Digest - Improving your heart health doesn't mean overhauling your routine. Here are some easy ways to incorporate heart-boosting activities to your daily life.