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Fact or Myth: Vigorous Exercise For Lowering Blood Pressure?

This is a MYTH. Difficult, high-intensity workouts are not necessary for improving heart health or lowering blood pressure. To the contrary, recent research coming out of...

Aronia Berry: The New Berry on the Block

Did You Know...that a little-known American berry is loaded with so much antioxidant fuel it can improve the function of the circulatory, respiratory and...
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The Miracle Mineral You Aren’t Getting Enough Of

Did You Know… …iodine deficiency may be drastically disrupting your health?  Iodine is a trace element vital to your body’s optimal health. It monitors thyroid and...
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Yo-Yo Dieting May Harm Your Heart

Weight cycling, or yo-yo dieting, refers to losing weight and regaining it back again multiple times. Numerous studies highlight the deleterious effects weight cycling...
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The TWO Foods Your Heart Needs for Better Health

We’ve all heard—many times now—that a subpar diet harms our health, especially our heart health. In fact, researchers estimate that poor diet leads to...

Fact or Myth: Does Yoga Protect Against Heart Disease?

This is a FACT… Yoga is an ancient Indian mind-body practice that combines the physical with the mental and spiritual to strengthen the body and...

The Healthiest Hearts on Earth

The Tsimane people of Bolivia, a tribe of approximately 16,000 individuals living along a tributary of the Amazon, may just have the healthiest hearts...

Yoga Reduces Cardiovascular Disease Risk

Did You Know...that yoga may protect you from cardiovascular disease? Yoga is an ancient mind-body practice from India that helps to strengthen the body and...

Experts Believe We Need Taxes and Restrictions on Soda to Protect Public Health

For millions of Americans, soda is their drink of choice, despite the link to an increased risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease, obesity,...
Benefits of Being A Vegetarian

Reap The Benefits of Being A Vegetarian And Lower Your Risk Of Heart Disease

The benefits of being a vegetarian are different for everyone. The rising cost of meat may prompt many meat-lovers to consume a largely meatless...