Beating Strong

Beating Strong

Brain health relies on heart health On a Sunday evening in September 2019, George Hristov headed for bed when he…

Going Mediterranean to Prevent Heart Disease

Going Mediterranean to Prevent Heart Disease

There is a mountain of high-quality research supporting a Mediterranean-style diet as the best diet for our cardiovascular health. But…

Step Up Your Health by Walking

Step Up Your Health by Walking

Spending too much time on your tush can lead to numerous health woes. But here’s an easy fix: After an…

Skip the Salt

Skip the Salt

Reduce your sodium intake to improve heart health Recently, researchers explained that if the food industry complied with the Food and Drug…

Five diet rules for a healthy heart

Five diet rules for a healthy heart

Heart disease may be the leading cause of death for Americans, but here’s a heartening statistic: About half of heart-disease…

3 Health Benefits of Yoga

3 Health Benefits of Yoga

Yoga has gotten to be a popular activity with people of all ages — perhaps because it leaves you with…

The Beat Goes On

The Beat Goes On

Exercising your way to a healthier heart When it comes to taking care of your heart, you can’t underestimate the…

Could you have a heart attack and not know it?

Could you have a heart attack and not know it?

Harvard Health Blog Here’s a surprising fact: Nearly half of people who have a heart attack don’t realize it at…

Heart risk similar for all NSAIDs other than aspirin

Heart risk similar for all NSAIDs other than aspirin

Q: I take ibuprofen almost every day for arthritis pain. I keep reading about warnings regarding a higher risk of…

The Happy Heart: Being Optimistic Can Help Your Heart Health

The Happy Heart: Being Optimistic Can Help Your Heart Health

By Megy Karydes “It’s well recorded that depression, anxiety and stress associated with poor health,” says Rosalba Hernandez, PhD, MSc,…

Cardiac assessment may show if heart issues need to be addressed

Cardiac assessment may show if heart issues need to be addressed

Mayo Clinic Q&A DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am a 49-year-old man with a strong family history of coronary artery disease.…

Sugar isn’t sweet for your heart

Sugar isn’t sweet for your heart

Environmental Nutrition:  By Judy Thalheimer, R.D., L.D.N., Environmental Nutrition Newsletter People who consume more added sugars have a higher risk…

The many ways volunteering is good for your heart

The many ways volunteering is good for your heart

By Julie Corliss Harvard Health Blog If you do volunteer work, whether it’s at a school, soup kitchen or senior…

Heart-safer NSAID alternatives

Heart-safer NSAID alternatives

Harvard Health Letters In July 2015, the FDA repeated a previous warning about the heart hazards of common pain relievers…

Evidence is brewing for tea’s heart benefits

Evidence is brewing for tea’s heart benefits

Harvard Health Letters Black or green, hot or iced, tea is gaining in popularity. Many cities and shopping malls feature…

Feeding Your Heart

Feeding Your Heart

Changing gears on cholesterol guidelines By Victoria Shanta Retelny, RD, LDN Cardiovascular disease still tops the charts among chronic diseases in…

Experts share the latest diet strategies for heart health

Experts share the latest diet strategies for heart health

After three-and-a-half days of presentations on nutrition research at the recent American Heart Association (AHA) conference, here’s EN’s take-away on…

Sauna time linked to longer life, fewer fatal heart problems

Sauna time linked to longer life, fewer fatal heart problems

By Beverly Merz Harvard Health Blog After such a long, frigid winter, I wouldn’t mind sitting in a sauna for…

Chicago Health’s Mediterranean Salmon and Vegetables

Chicago Health’s Mediterranean Salmon and Vegetables

A healthy dish cooked with citrus and herbs, fresh ingredients and big flavor. Perfect for an easy lunch or a…