Home  Sudden Cardiac Arrest  Heart Health

Heart Health

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.

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.

How a Plant Based Diet Can Transform Your Weight and Heart Health

Oct 13, 2017

How a Plant Based Diet Can Transform Your Weight and Heart Health

Courtesy of Care 2 - You can’t beat a plant-based diet for its short- and long-term health benefits.

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.