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Heart Healthy Habits Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Heart Healthy Habits.

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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'm 25. 5' 5, 310. Working to get myself healthy,
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I'm 25. 5' 5, 310. Working to get myself healthy, and loving the support from this community! ...  Read more

I have had 900 calories so far today all healthy b
Updated 3/2/2015 9:58:52 PM

I have had 900 calories so far today all healthy but feeling tired and have a head ache. Any suggestions?...  Read more

I've always wanted to start living a healthier lif
Updated 3/2/2015 7:13:18 PM

I've always wanted to start living a healthier life (always been chunky) and recently I've had a major health issue that seriously opened my eyes about getting healthy. I'm curious as to how everyone sticks to their plans?...  Read more

5 days after having my third child, I had a HEART
Updated 3/3/2015 1:22:20 PM

5 days after having my third child, I had a HEART ATTACK! At 32! They believe a clot went to my heart because of a stressful delivery. I've lost 50 pound since then. Anyone else still have trouble trusting their body after illness?...  Read more

I've been sticking to my gunz.Eating healthy & exe
Updated 3/2/2015 11:06:24 AM

I've been sticking to my gunz.Eating healthy & exercising daily.But I have this strong craving for (fried)shrimp& (cheesy)grits.So can someone plz teach me,different ways,of making a more healthier version....  Read more

How to avoid "sabotage" snacking

Upon opening the refrigerator to mindlessly graze, ask: "Do I really need to eat right now, or am I snacking because I'm stressed, tired, or bored?" If it's really the scheduled time to snack, choose a healthy snack instead of the comfort food. If...  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