Tag Archives: heart health

Heart Health: Ways to Monitor

I am a huge proponent of being proactive and seeking to prevent problems before they develop. A healthy heart is critical to overall health and a long, active life. Most of us are familiar with checking blood pressure to stay … Continue reading

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Breathing: 2 Simple Ways to Support Immune Function

During this time of dealing with COVID-19, we’ve been focused on respiratory health maybe a bit more than usual. There is a definitely a strong connection between how we breathe, our respiratory health and immune function. I wanted to share … Continue reading

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Heart Health and Stretching

It’s easy to understand why exercise is so important for keeping the heart healthy. New research now shows that stretching your legs at least 5 times a week could reduce cardiovascular disease risk. This 12 week study looked at passive … Continue reading

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Weight Loss: Would You Eat This to Lose Weight?

I come across quite a few weird things people try eating to help with weight loss. I must admit this was one of the stranger ones to me and while I’m certainly not recommending it at this point, I share … Continue reading

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Heart Health: Statins or Positivity

Statins are the treatment of choice of most physicians for reducing risk of cardiovascular disease. I have shared in the past of my husband’s experience in changing his diet and how it positively impacted his cholesterol levels and heart health. … Continue reading

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Heart Health: Best Exercise

According to exercise scientists and cardiologists, regular exercise alters the look and function of the human heart, particularly the left ventricle. This chamber of the heart receives oxygen-rich blood from the lungs and pumps it out to the rest of … Continue reading

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Nutrition: Water Quality and Tea

I am a tea lover and green tea has long been a favorite both just because I like it and for its numerous health benefits. But I learned something about a simple way to amplify those health benefits. Rather than … Continue reading

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Heart Health: Move Over Apples

We are all familiar with the saying, an apple a day keeps the doctor away. And there are lots of studies that have been done on the numerous health benefits apples provide. What if I told you there is another … Continue reading

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Nutrition: Are You Missing This Important Nutrient

You may not be familiar with this one – choline. So, we should probably clarify exactly what it is. You may see it often grouped with B vitamins. While choline is an essential nutrient, and your liver makes small amounts, … Continue reading

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Fitness: Benefits for Women Over 50

We know exercise is part of a healthy lifestyle at all stages of life. That’s a no-brainer. However, there was a recent study done on women between the ages of 50 and 75 that highlighted the importance of building up … Continue reading

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