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For Heart Health, It is Never Too Early to Start Exercising

Feb 7 2017 - 4:30pm
Early exercise

The beginnings of cardiovascular disease can start as early as elementary school age. Teach your children good habits for lifelong heart health.

What do you know about the health of your arteries? Obviously, they are quite important as they deliver oxygen and vital nutrients to all body organs and tissue.

For Heart Health, Be Sure You Eat Foods with this Vitamin

Feb 2 2017 - 2:19pm
vitamin and health

Diet is an important part of the treatment of Atrial Fibrillation, including getting enough of this important vitamin.

At least 2.7 million Americans today are living with atrial fibrillation – also called A-Fib or AF – which is an irregular heartbeat that can lead to blood clots, stroke, heart failure or other hea

Deficiency of This Vitamin Worsens Metabolic Disease

Jan 20 2017 - 4:02pm
Metabolic Disease

Metabolic syndrome is the name given to a group of symptoms that increase your risk for heart disease, diabetes, and stroke. Eating a healthy, balanced diet can help reduce your risk.

A diet high in fat is one trigger for metabolic syndrome, as it contributes in many ways – potential weight gain, especially in the abdominal area, and increasing cholesterol levels, a risk factor

Depression hard on the heart study finds: 5 ways to lower your risk

Jan 14 2017 - 5:15pm
depression and heart health

It isn’t just obesity and high cholesterol that ups heart risks, finds a new study. Depression can also affect heart health, especially for men.

Researchers from the Helmholtz Zentrum München, together with colleagues from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and the German Center for Cardiovascular Disease (DZHK) report depression is j

Stress management in the workplace lowers heart disease risk

Sep 17 2016 - 10:19am

Stressful employment factors in high-income nations are contributing to the epidemic of cardiovascular disease across the world. Stress management in the workplace is essential to deal with this problem.

Stress in the workplace is a serious problem which is associated with an increased risk of heart disease and other chronic illnesses.

Just 30 Minutes a Day Could Save You Money Each Year in Healthcare Costs

Sep 12 2016 - 3:29pm
30 minutes exercise

Need a reason to start exercising regularly? Here is one – just about every person can save hundreds to thousands of dollars each year by just taking 30 minutes out of their day for some physical activity.

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, but many of us can easily improve our risk of developing cardiovascular issues with some simple lifestyle changes – such as eating

Physical activity is a good natural remedy for heart health as you age

Aug 29 2016 - 8:47am
Staying in shape

According to new research there is an association between just moderate physical activity and a greater than 50 percent decrease in cardiovascular death in people over 65 years old.

There are great concerns about the increased risk for death from cardiovascular disease as people age. A good natural remedy for heart health as you age is physical activity.

Which Works Better for Cardiac Health―Dieting, Exercise or a Combo of Both?

Aug 27 2016 - 1:49am
Combing dieting with exercise is recommended for best heart health result

For men and women who are overweight, which works better for their cardiac health—focusing on diet alone, exercise alone, or a combination of both weight loss strategies? Here’s what one recent study found.

According to a news release from St. Louis University, researcher and sports cyclist Ted Weiss, Ph.D.

Fitness activity does not cancel the negative impact of sedentary lifestyle

Aug 22 2016 - 8:28am
Heart health

According to a science advisory from the American Heart Association being sedentary is not simply a lack of getting exercise, it is also a potentially independent risk factor for stroke and heart disease.

If you want to maintain a naturally healthy heart you should strive to stay active.

Benefits of Barley: Are You Eating Enough of This Healthy Grain?

Jun 15 2016 - 3:44pm
Barley for weight loss

When you think of a heart healthy grain, your mind probably steers toward oats. But recent research has found that barley should start being a part of your daily diet, as it has many benefits - not only for the heart, but for the whole body.

Barley is a versatile cereal grain with a rich, nutlike flavor and a chewy consistency.

Cranberries Have Role in Heart Health, Should We Give Thanks?

Oct 19 2015 - 5:41pm
cranberries have role in heart health

Several studies, including new research presented at the Cranberry Health Research Conference, suggest cranberries may play an important part in heart health. As we prepare for the Thanksgiving holiday and the height of cranberry season, it’s time to explore how these red berries may benefit heart health.

Cranberries are a rich source of polyphenols, including phenolic acids (e.g., benzoic, ellagic acids) and flavonoids (e.g., anthocyanins, flavonols), which have been found to have potent antioxidan

Confused about testosterone replacement therapy?

Aug 11 2015 - 10:06pm
Testosterone replacement may have heart benefits

Replacing testosterone in older men is found in the first new study to improve cardiovascular health in findings published online Aug. 6, 2015, in the European Heart Journal.

Another study that is published in JAMA, suggests taking the hormone for “low T” also will not make atherosclerosis any worse for men already diagnosed with heart disease, though larger trials are