heart health

Study Finds More than 98 percent of Adults Don’t Follow a Heart Healthy Lifestyle

A recently published study found that less than 2 percent of Americans follow seven critical behaviors that can significantly reduce your risk of heart disease. Cardiovascular disease is the number one killer in the U.S., so this research yielded especially alarming results. Read More…

Do Hot Dogs Kill You?…Maybe

A new study conducted by Harvard University School of Public Health reminds us that eating too much red meat increases death caused by heart disease and cancer by up to 21 percent. This isn’t necessarily new information, but the study does offer some good, accurate results worth taking a look at… Read More…

How to Exercise without Expensive Gym Equipment

Just because you may not own or have access to any top-notch fitness equipment doesn’t mean you can’t get an effective workout. Gym memberships can cost upwards of $100 or more per month while buying your own treadmill, elliptical trainer or multigym machine can easily run $1,000+ for a quality product. The best solution when on a tight budget is to use alternative ways to exercise, many of which require no special gym equipment at all. Read More…

How to Lower Your Cholesterol Level

Cholesterol is a tricky subject. There’s “good” cholesterol and “bad” cholesterol, and it’s no surprise that people can get easily confused on the subject. That fact is; however, that your cholesterol levels are an extremely important part of maintaining good health and reducing your risk of heart disease, stroke and several other potentially-deadly diseases.

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Eat Salt and Keep Your Heart Healthy; is it Possible?

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Do you know about the negative effects that excessive sodium (salt) can have on your overall health? Most people don’t pay much attention to it until it’s too late, meaning their doctor basically tells them to cut out salt completely from their diet. The reason being that excessive salt intake is extremely harmful on your cardiovascular system and specifically on your hearth and blood pressure. Read More…

7 Unconventional Tips to Get Heart Healthy

This is a guest post by DENA WHITE who is a freelance writer and covers topics such as nurse assistant and medical careers, health care topics, and more.
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The human heart is a valuable organ. It is our source for love, life and vitality. Keeping your heart healthy involves taking care of not just your body, but your mind and spirit as well. Obviously, eating a healthy diet, exercising regularly and not smoking are vital to having a healthy heart. However, there are a few unconventional tips that you can use to get heart healthy, too. Read More…

List of Foods That Will Make You Look and Feel Younger

FYI: This is NOT on the list of healthy foods!!

FYI: This is NOT on the list of healthy foods!!

I came across this post over at MassageTherapyCareers.com, and found it to be very interesting. This list of foods will supposedly keep you looking young and radiant as you inevitably get older (yeah, it happens to all of us!). It also points out foods that can help boost your energy, increase your heart health, improve your skin, and more.  Check out “50 Foods That Can Help You Look and Feel Younger“.

Health Tip: Don’t Work-Out To Lose Weight…What?!?


The title of this post may need some explaining…

The idea that some people have that working-out is the best way to lose weight and get that tight body we all want isn’t an entirely accurate way of thinking. Don’t get me wrong, working-out is a very important part of getting in shape, but it’s not the only piece of the puzzle. In my opinion, when it comes to weight loss, having a healthy diet is more important than working-out. Let me explain… Read More…

Sleeping-In Can Be Good For Your Heart (Sweet!)


A recent report by ABC News suggests that sleep may play a major role in heart health. These findings are the first official results linking sleep to good health, although it’s no secret that a full nights rest can do wonders on the body. Read More…

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