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Heart Healthy Habits Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Heart Healthy Habits.

The Keys to Conquering Cholesterol

Heart disease is a scary thing. In the face of dire risk factor statistics and horror stories about cholesterol, you can easily get rattled. You might feel overwhelmed by the whole cholesterol question, and feel like you face uninformed life and...  Read more

A Power Food for Health Nuts

We’re not nuts for saying it – a daily dose of nuts is a healthy way of snacking. Ditch the guilt and dig in. The only caution, keep it to about a handful. Nuts have had a long-time bad rap as a high calorie, indulgent food that we s...  Read more

8 Sneaky Habits That Sabotage Your Heart

We all know that for optimum heart health we need to eat a healthy diet, exercise and not smoke. But did you know that the little things you do every day can have a big impact on the most important muscle in your body? We put together a list of...  Read more

Sleeping Better for a Healthier Heart

We all know how great a good night's rest feels. You wake up feeling refreshed, energized and ready to tackle your day. Unfortunately, this rested feeling is the exception and not the norm for many who live busy lives in the modern world, and it&...  Read more

10 Habits of Highly Effective Exercisers

At some point in my mid-twenties, I recognized that exercise would always be an integral part of my life. I had been consistently working out for years and enjoyed the physiological and psychological benefits of my fitness routine. I couldn't ima...  Read more

I need help!!! What can I order at Buffalo Wild Wings that is healthy? I will be going tomorrow for
Updated 7/27/2016 1:55:34 PM

I need help!!! What can I order at Buffalo Wild Wings that is healthy? I will be going tomorrow for my son's 18th bday. Please help don't want to have a cheat meal yet, I'm only 3 weeks in....  Read more

When you are losing weight and eating healthier yo
Updated 7/27/2016 2:57:41 PM

When you are losing weight and eating healthier you really need someone to help you through the tough times....  Read more

Lost 6lbs in one week by changing my eating habits
Updated 7/29/2016 7:55:31 AM

Lost 6lbs in one week by changing my eating habits and going for a run every morning, im 4 days away from my next weigh in, i cant wait to see if its still decresing #excited #motivated...  Read more

#firstpost for my first week! Packed a healthy lun
Updated 7/27/2016 11:14:25 AM

#firstpost for my first week! Packed a healthy lunch and snacks for work. Gym bag in the car for workout later!...  Read more

Fit & Healthy at 40
Updated 7/27/2016 2:59:49 PM

I'm returning to Sparkpeople after a few months' break. I was quite successful at the beginning of the year with consistent exercise and moderate eating, but life got in the way and I got bored. Thankfully, I haven't put on any weight, which to...  Read more

Be "True" to Yourself!!

Getting started is the hardest thing to do to change a life time of unhealthy habits to healthy habits. The main focus is "you"! First make up in your own mind that this is what YOU truly want to do and that you are not doing it to please anyone bu...  Read more

Dance that fat away!

Dance zumba to get your heart healthy and to dance the fat away.344...  Read more

College Students

This group is for college students who are looking to get healthier and need a little support from those in a similar situation...  Read more

Another Reason to Drink Water: Prevent a Heart Attack

We all know that water is good for you. It can help you feel fuller, it's a good replacement for sugary drinks like soda or juice, improves the look of your skin- the list is long. But did you know that drinking water might also help reduce your ri...  Read more

Making Up for Bad Health Habits

Via our partners at Woman's DayDid you smoke cigarettes for years? Or hardly drink milk or take a calcium supplement during your 20s? Whatever health mistakes you’ve made in the past, our experts weigh in on the specific changes you can mak...  Read more

13 Heart-Healthy Habits

1) Yoga 2) Meditation 3) Deep Breathing 4) Tai Chi 5) Pilates 6) Monitor your cholesterol intake 7) Keep a before-during-after journal 8) Eat a small handful of nuts each day 9) Eliminate trans fats completely 10) Have a cup of gree...  Read more