How’s your heart these days? Beating strong and filled with love and joy might be the goal, but the odds are against you when it comes to heart health.
By the year 2020, in fact, medical experts estimate that almost 40 percent of all deaths worldwide will be related to cardiovascular disease. So the push is on to unravel the causes and enforce prevention. As research continues, more evidence suggests that there is a link between heart disease and chronic …Read more
More and more, scientists are finding that people who adopt a Mediterranean diet experience a lower risk of cardiovascular-related death than those who follow a strictly low-fat diet.
In a recent study published this February in the American Journal of Medicine, researchers analyzed data on diet and heart disease dating all the way back to 1957. Headed by Dr. James E. Dalen of the Weil Foundation and the University …Read more
In fact, poor diet is setting you up for heart disease and stroke, and it’s bound to catch up with you – given the odds. Cardiovascular disease accounts for one in three deaths in the United States.
As a wake-up call, the American Heart Association (AHA) has released new guidelines for heart disease and stroke prevention. The dietary advice? “Emphasize fruits, …Read more
Did you know that too much sugar not only makes us fatter, but a lot sicker, too? In fact, new evidence from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) strongly suggests that sugar is harmful to our tickers, in particular.
Examining data from 31,000 people — those who participated in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey over 15 years — researchers found that American adults consume more added sugar than is recommended for a healthy diet. And a …Read more