Is Weight Lifting Good for your Heart?

Much of the research on strength training has focused on bone health, physical function and quality of life in older adults. When it comes to reducing the risk for cardiovascular disease, most people think of Read More

Is the Paleo Diet a Heart Healthy Diet?

The popular Paleo diet is based on eating foods thought to be available to our ancestors during the Paleolithic era, before the advent of dairy or processed grains. Findings from a small study suggest that Read More

The Importance of Zinc

Zinc is an essential trace element that is for essential plants and animals. A lack of zinc can make a person more susceptible to disease and illness impacting their immune system and assist in healing Read More

Move to Improve Heart Health

Exercise can reverse damage to sedentary, aging hearts and help prevent risk of future heart failure and improve heart health if it’s enough exercise, and if it’s begun in time, according to a new study Read More

The Importance of Choline Intake

Choline, a vital nutrient for many body functions such as nerve signaling, liver and muscle functioning, is essential for our health. Compared to omega-3s, which were discovered almost a century ago, the importance of choline Read More

Regular Walking Regimen Can Improve Heart Health

Heart disease, the leading cause of death in America, can be combatted by implementing a simple walking regimen. Researchers at Binghamton University, State University of New York found that moderately intensive walking improves cardiovascular risk Read More

Heart Healthy Herbs

Overall health and wellness depends, in part, on a strong, efficient heart and healthy blood vessels. When looking to maintain or improve heart health, there are some key herbs that effectively support the heart, blood Read More

Eating Nuts to Fight Heart Disease

The International Nut and Dried Fruit Council would like to highlight the importance of adding nuts to a healthy and balanced diet on a daily basis, controlling our weight and maintaining a good health. In Read More

Give Your Heart Some Lovin’

The American Heart Association’s (AHA) American Heart Month first took place in February 1964. Fifty-six years later, AHA continues to use February as a wake-up call for Americans to care for their hearts. American Heart Read More

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