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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.

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.

Improving Your Mind’s Outlook Can Help Your Mood, Make You Physically Healthier

Sep 2, 2017

Improving Your Mind’s Outlook Can Help Your Mood, Make You Physically Healthier

Courtesy of Capital Gazette - Improving your mind’s outlook on the world can both improve your mood and make you physically healthier.

September Is Heart Awareness Month – Keep Your Heart Healthy

Sep 1, 2017

September Is Heart Awareness Month – Keep Your Heart Healthy

Courtesy of South Coast Herald - Heart disease is the world’s number one killer, claiming nearly 17-million lives every year.

Young At Heart: Why Children Who Exercise Become Healthier Adults

Aug 28, 2017

Young At Heart: Why Children Who Exercise Become Healthier Adults

Courtesy of The Guardian - New research suggests childhood exercise has a protective effect on health in later years, as well as improving brain power – even in inactive grownups