Heart Health

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  • The Best Exercise for Your Heart>>

    Working up a sweat—consistently—is the key to cardiovascular well-being.>>

  • Handling Heartburn: Three Experts Share Their Best Tips>>

    Lately I've been experiencing pain in my chest every time I eat, and I think it's heartburn. How can I make it stop?>>

  • 15 Ways to Prevent Heart Disease>>

    Holistic heart doc Joel K. Kahn, MD, shares what doctors may not learn in medical school about heart disease prevention.>>

  • Quiz: How Active Are You?>>

    Are you getting enough of that much-needed exercise into your daily routine? Take our quiz to find out if you're doing your best to keep your heart in shape or if you need to kick it up a notch.>>

  • The Super Bowl and Your Heart>>

    Is being a football fan too much for your heart to handle?>>

  • 4 Ways Women Can Improve Their Heart Health>>

    Tell a woman she is more likely to die of a heart attack or stroke than of breast cancer and she may not believe you. However, heart disease and disease of the blood vessels together claim twice as many women’s lives as all forms of cancer. Follow these health-boosting gender-based tips to protect yourself.>>

  • 6 Steps to a Happy Heart>>

    Achiving a heathy heart doesn't just include the medical and physical side. Your emotional health plays a key role too. Here are 6 things you can start doing today to raise your spirits.>>

  • Jump Start Your Heart Health>>

    Through diet, exercise, and lifestyle changes, you can give your heart a fighting chance against cardiovascular disease. Help protect your ticker with these suggestions.>>

  • 30 Ways to Boost Your Heart Health>>

    Add up these small changes to your daily routine, and you've got a powerful dose of heart disease prevention–no coronary care units or intra-aortic balloon pumps required!>>

  • 17 Heart-Healthy Meal Ideas>>

    You know that what you eat affects your heart health. You also know that some foods, like fish, beans, and nuts, are proven fighters of heart disease. But how do you incorporate heart-healthy eating in your day-to-day meals? These 17 breakfast, lunch, and dinner recipes will have you eating better in a heartbeat.>>

  • DASH Diet for Blood Pressure>>

    Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension—DASH—is proving to be one of the most effective diets for controlling high blood pressure and the associated health risks. >>

  • The Heart Tests to Get>>

    Most heart experts say that the place to start is with a few simple tests for the heart, plus a family history.  >>

  • 7 Heart Numbers to Watch>>

    Chances are, when you think of heart risk, you do a quick mental review of your cholesterol levels. Those numbers are important, but others are key as well if you want to whittle away your danger.>>

  • What to Expect After a Heart Attack>>

    Most people survive their first heart attack and go on to live active, productive lives. So if you’ve had a heart attack, there's no need to despair. You will, however, need to make some lifestyle changes. >>

  • Hearty Red Foods>>

    Red is the colour most associated with love, passion, intensity and…heart health? There are many red-coloured foods that are good for the body’s most important muscle. Here's a list of popular red foods to add to your regular diet that will keep your heart healthy and beating strong.>>

  • Cook Smart for a Healthy Heart>>

    Want to lower your risk for heart disease? Here are 12 tips for cooking the heart-healthy way.>>

  • Clean Living for a Healthy Heart>>

    Like your car, lawn-mower or household appliances, your body works best when you keep it clean. Here’s how to purge heart- damaging poisons out of your system to keep your heart running on time for years to come.>>

  • Heart-Healthy Meal Plan>>

    Base your diet on these groups, getting the number of daily servings recommended, and your risk of heart disease will fall significantly—almost immediately.>>

  • Oxidative Stress: Avoid the Path to Heart Disease>>

    We’ve all heard that high cholesterol counts can lead to serious heart health problems, but now a precursor to heart disease has been discovered. Here’s how to understand, recognize, and prevent the problem. >>

  • Eating for a Healthy Heart>>

    Do you eat heart-healthy? Not sure? Follow these steps to keep your heart on a healthy track.>>

  • Have Heart Health for Life>>

    Slash your risk of heart disease with these tips to keep your ticker in good working order for the long haul.>>

  • 8 Heart-Healthy Breakfasts>>

    Start your day off on the right foot with one of these breakfast ideas. Each has between 300 and 500 calories, and is just what you need to keep your heart pumping.  >>

  • How to Get Heart-Smart>>

    The daily grind can leave your heart pumping hard. Work out a solid strategy to defeat potential heart attackers with these tips. >>

  • Healthy Teeth for Healthy Hearts>>

    Brushing and flossing do more than give you a prettier smile. They can also improve your heart’s health. >>

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