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The Sweet Danger Of Sugar

Apr 17, 2017

The Sweet Danger Of Sugar

Courtesy of Harvard Health Publications - Sugar has a bittersweet reputation when it comes to health. Sugar occurs naturally in all foods that contain carbohydrates, such as fruits and vegetables, grains, and dairy.

Here Are 7 Tips To Keep Your Heart Healthy

Apr 16, 2017

Here Are 7 Tips To Keep Your Heart Healthy

Heart disease, or more specifically, cardiovascular diseases (CVDs), include diseases such as heart attack and stroke. It is caused by the build-up of fatty material (or plaque) inside your arteries over time, a process known as atherosclerosis.

Healthy Friday: 5 Low-Fat Foods That Are Bad For You

Apr 14, 2017

Healthy Friday: 5 Low-Fat Foods That Are Bad For You

Many people associate the term “low-fat” with health or healthy foods. However, processed low-fat foods often contain a lot of sugar and other unhealthy ingredients.

10 Ways To Lower Your Risk Of Heart Disease

Apr 12, 2017

10 Ways To Lower Your Risk Of Heart Disease

Courtesy of Bel Marra Health - Our planet is becoming increasingly urbanized and industrialized, to the extent that it’s hard to imagine that there are still places in the world where people lead a hunter-gatherer lifestyle. But those people do exist.

Heart Disease Predictions Just Got Worse

Apr 11, 2017

Heart Disease Predictions Just Got Worse

Courtesy of Nurse.com - A report released by the American Heart Association indicates that by 2035, heart disease will cost the U.S. $1.1 trillion, according to HealthDay News reported.

HEALTH: Simple House Chores Can Be Good For Your Heart Health

Apr 11, 2017

HEALTH: Simple House Chores Can Be Good For Your Heart Health

Courtesy of The Times Herald - While spring cleaning may seem like just another chore for many, the simple increase in physical activity can be beneficial to your heart health, especially those recovering from a heart attack.

Eat These Foods For Better Health

Apr 10, 2017

Eat These Foods For Better Health

Courtesy of Bel Marra Health - Without a doubt, what we eat has a great impact on our health, as all the substances ingested into our system end up in our bloodstream and, sooner or later, they reach our organs.

Learning From Our Parents’ Heart Health Mistakes

Apr 10, 2017

Learning From Our Parents’ Heart Health Mistakes

Courtesy of The New York Times - Narrowed, aging blood vessels, which put most older American adults at risk for heart disease and strokes, are not inevitable.

Daily Use Of Multivitamins May Not Improve Men's Cardiovascular Health, Research Suggests

Apr 8, 2017

Daily Use Of Multivitamins May Not Improve Men's Cardiovascular Health, Research Suggests

Courtesy of Counsel & Heal | Physical Wellness - A study published in the journal JAMA Cardiology showed that there was no significant benefit in the daily use of multivitamins to men's cardiovascular health.

8 Amazing Dry Fruits Benefits: From Heart Health To Thyroid Control

Apr 7, 2017

8 Amazing Dry Fruits Benefits: From Heart Health To Thyroid Control

Courtesy of Smart Cooky - Most of us, in our school days, were told to munch on a handful of soaked almonds to improve our memory or eat a few dates for breakfast. Mothers and grandmothers would religiously soak, grind and blend a combination of dry fruits to be added to milk and fed to toddlers.

Let’s Have Our Best Interests At Heart

Apr 7, 2017

Let’s Have Our Best Interests At Heart

Courtesy of Mercury - Not even best-practice assessments such as treadmill stress tests or the current model for calculating heart health risk in individuals can tell someone for sure if they’re going to have a heart attack or stroke.

Making Healthy Changes Become Lifelong Habits

Apr 7, 2017

Making Healthy Changes Become Lifelong Habits

Courtesy of American Heart Association News - The threat of going on insulin to control her Type 2 diabetes was what finally pushed Amy Magan to make the drastic diet changes that have allowed her to take control of her health.

Heart Healthy In The Amazon

Apr 6, 2017

Heart Healthy In The Amazon

Courtesy of The New York Times - How to maintain a healthy heart is a surprisingly contentious question. Diet and exercise are crucial, everyone agrees — but the ideal specifics and the relationships among them remain mysterious.

Dairy Milk: To Drink Or Not?

Apr 5, 2017

Dairy Milk: To Drink Or Not?

Courtesy of The Gleaner - Milk has been a staple in our traditional diet, especially in rural communities. But in recent times, several alternatives have been popularised.

What’s Better For Your Heart Health: Diet Or Exercise?

Apr 5, 2017

What’s Better For Your Heart Health: Diet Or Exercise?

Courtesy of Men's Health - It’s the age-old question: Is diet, exercise, or a combination of both the best way to protect your heart?

Overweight Youngsters With A Vitamin D Deficiency At Risk Of Heart Disease As They Grow Older

Apr 4, 2017

Overweight Youngsters With A Vitamin D Deficiency At Risk Of Heart Disease As They Grow Older

Courtesy of DailyMail.com - Scientists have found yet another reason that proves going outside has benefits for youngsters. Not getting enough UV rays increases the risk of heart disease in youngsters deemed overweight, they warn.

Can Yoga And Meditation Help Relieve Stress?

Apr 4, 2017

Can Yoga And Meditation Help Relieve Stress?

Courtesy of Boston Magazine - You’re late to pick up the kids.  The gas tank in the car is almost on “E.” And you have no idea what to feed the family for dinner.  Feeling a little stressed?

Health Claims On The Box Don't Mean It's Healthy

Apr 3, 2017

Health Claims On The Box Don't Mean It's Healthy

Courtesy of Web MD - Walk into any grocery store and you’ll see shelf after shelf of products shouting a health message.

Heart Devices 101: Guide To The Tools That Keep You Ticking

Apr 2, 2017

Heart Devices 101: Guide To The Tools That Keep You Ticking

Courtesy of U.S. News & World Report - Pacemakers, defibrillators and other medical devices have saved the lives of millions of people worldwide. Someone you know probably has received one of these heart-health enhancers, although not all have become household words.

Here Are 6 Things That Cause Your Heart To Skip A Beat Sometimes

Apr 1, 2017

Here Are 6 Things That Cause Your Heart To Skip A Beat Sometimes

Courtesy of Information Nigeria - When your heart “skips a beat” it may feel like a brief flutter or flip-flop in your chest. In fact, that skipped beat feeling is actually an extra beat medically defined as a premature beat.