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Weekly Heart Health Tips - November 29 2015 to December 5 2015

DateNovember 30, 2015

Your overall health and a healthy heart are essential for living a life of high quality and longevity. People who eat properly, exercise and find time to relax often have significantly better heart health than those who eat too much red meat, drink too much alcohol and do not exercise regularly. It does not take much to improve your habits and to change your fate. Green Light for ConsumptionThe food and drink you consume are directly related to the health of your heart. Just because you eat healthy food does not mean you must compromise flavor. Countless blogs, magazines and television programs exist to teach you easy recipes that taste great

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Heart Health Tips - Weekly 46th Week

DateNovember 09, 2015

Your heart is probably the hardest working muscle in your entire body. From the moment you're born, the heart continues to beat for many decades. Because you want to live a long and fulfilling life, it's necessary to care for your heart and entire cardiovascular system. Take a look at these basic heart health tips, and you'll probably encounter a long retirement in your future.1. Healthy Diet LifestylesIf you're overweight, the heart must work extra hard to pump blood to all of your tissues. Ideally, you should lose weight and reduce stress on your heart. Achieving a healthy weight requires a lifestyle change, however. You can't put yourself

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DateOctober 26, 2015

Heart Health Tips – Weekly 44th Week.Heart disease or better known as Cardiovascular Disease is a health problem that keeps the heart from normal functioning thus affecting normal blood circulation. Apart from those born with heart diseases, most people develop the condition and more often than not it is attributed to our lifestyle choices and other factors that play an enormous role in our susceptibility to heart diseases.Age (for men above 45 or women above 55), poor eating habits, diet, physical fitness or exercises, mental attitude, alcohol and tobacco, high cholesterol foods.1. Physical exercise and workouts.Performing regular exercis

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Heart Healthy Tips

DateOctober 12, 2015

The heart is the workhorse of the human body pumping blood through arteries and veins all day every day. The heart muscle is unique in that it has the ability to function under great stress. Its job description includes maintaining blood pressure, allowing people to breath, providing oxygen and nutrients to cells, all while helping to eliminate waste products from the body. In short, the power of the heart is what keeps people alive. It beats billions of times and pumps millions of gallons of blood through the body over a lifetime. Taking good care of the heart is the first step towards a long and healthy life.1. Do Not SmokeFirst hand and se

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Heart Health Tips

DateAugust 01, 2015

Getting fit and boosting your heart health does not mean spending a lot of time in the gym. To obtain the benefits that are related to a healthy heart, exercises do not have to take a lot of time. Here is a list of several tips that will ensure that you develop and maintain a robust heart health:1. Give up smokingA person who quits smoking reduces the chances of getting a heart attack. You should discuss with your healthcare provider about the recent and effective therapies that assist people to quit smoking. Second-hand smoke should also be avoided as it increases the risk of getting heart attacks, peripheral artery diseases, and clogged art

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Heart Health Tips - Weekly 27th Week 2015

DateJuly 03, 2015

The heart is the most vital organ in the body, which means it requires top care. Even if a person has a family history of heart disease, a healthy lifestyle can be a powerful preventative. With more than 800,000 people dying from cardiac-related illness each year, taking care of the heart is more important than ever. The following tips can help.Healthy DietA typical American diet is high in saturated fat and excess calories. Over time, both will cause weight gain and put a strain on the heart. Switching out greasy fast food and sugary snacks with fresh vegetables, fish, lean meats and whole grains provides the nutritional power to keep the he

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Heart Health Tips - Weekly 21st Week 2015

DateMay 21, 2015

It is estimated that 80 percent of heart disease deaths can be prevented. Making a few lifestyle changes can greatly improve your heart health. Below is a list of heart health tips:Keep Your Blood Pressure Under ControlPeople who have high blood pressure are three times as likely to die from heart disease. They are also four times as likely to die of a stroke. Fortunately, there are many ways that blood pressure can be lowered. A healthy diet can help lower your blood pressure. Try to eat more fresh food and avoid processed foods as much as you can. Processed foods are usually high in sodium. Excessive sodium intake has been shown to cause bl

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Heart Heath Tips: Weekly 19th Week 2015

DateMay 07, 2015

Heart disease is the number one killer in the United States and among most ethnicities. Therefore, it makes good sense to make the health of your heart your number one priority. Heart disease is a range of conditions that include coronary artery disease, arrhythmias(heart rhythm problems), and congenital heart defects, or those you are born with. The good news is that four out of five deaths from heart disease could have been prevented. Although you may have some inherited risk factors such as high blood pressure or high cholesterol you can still dramatically reduce your risk of heart disease with lifestyle. Lifestyle changes include diet, ex

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Heart Health Tips - Weekly 17rd Week 2015

DateApril 23, 2015

Cardiovascular Disease is a Serious Health IssueCardiovascular or coronary disease is a serious health issue often caused by an individual’s bad lifestyle choices. Because the heart and blood vessels are located inside the body, many people do not find out about their unhealthy heart until there is serious damage. To avoid future medical problems such as hypertensive heart disease, cardiomyopathy or strokes, everyone needs to practice important daily health tips. One: Healthy DietA healthy diet plan helps people to avoid gaining weight that stresses their aortas and heart. Excess body weight can cause high blood pressure that often leads to

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Heart Health Tips - Weekly 15th Week 2015

DateApril 08, 2015

Even if your grandfather, aunts and cousins have heart disease, there is still a good chance you can greatly reduce your risk of developing the disease if you follow a few tips for a healthy heart. The vast majority of deaths from heart attacks or other cardiac diseases were preventable. You can start building a healthy heart today.

Diet and exercise are the place to start. Rather than trying to keep up with diet fads, it’s healthier to stick to what experts say from the American Heart Association. The best diet for a healthy heart is:

• Five portions of vegetables, whole grains, fruits and fiber every day
• Fish two times each week s

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