When I flip my calendar to February, two things usually come to my mind. One, I’m getting tired of the cold and snowy winter, and two, Valentine’s Day is coming. Now, I don’t know how you feel about this “holiday," but I... Read more
Pop quiz: Can you name the most important muscle in your body? Nope, it's not your abs, hamstrings or triceps. It's your heart!
The human heart is an amazing muscle, capable of pumping about five quarts of blood throughout the body every... Read more
Heart disease is not a disease that only affects men. According to the American Heart Association (AHA), heart disease kills more than 500,000 women annually. In 2001, well over half of the people who died from heart disease were women.
Yet... Read more
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
One of the most common mistakes new exercisers make is not measuring the intensity of their cardio workouts. Guidelines say that aerobic exercise should be “moderate” or “challenging,” but what does that feel like? You might m... Read more
The best part of being a cake ,cookie,pies, etc eater. Is that they have great tasty healthy bars cookies and pies some even sugar free just to still have that taste and don't break down! Fiber one is the best. Now my little Debbie's are fiber ones... Read more
Eating plums reduces your chances of contracting a heart disease. Plums have certain cleansing agents that keep the blood pure & prevent complications of the heart. Researchers have found that plums have anti-cancer agents that may help prevent the g... Read more
Spinach will help you keep your heart in shape because it has lutein, folate, potassium & fiber. You can actually keep your heart healthy by consuming olive oil and by eating Almonds, Walnuts, Brown Rice, all sorts of Berries, Black Beans, Flaxseeds,... Read more
This month, we’re inviting you to do something different every single day to love your heart. Come back to the Family Circle site every morning in February for an easy tip that will improve your cardiovascular health. Tip #1: Every da... Read more
How many of you have watched a movie or TV show where one of the characters, who has experienced a stressful situation in her life, suffers from what appears to be a classic heart attack but isn't? While this may sound a little farfetched, doctors ar... Read more
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