If you walk into your doctor’s office and your blood pressure is high, chances are you’ll be told to eat less salt. And if your reading is higher than 130/80, it’s likely you’ll be prescribed a blood pressure drug.
Those little stickers on produce can be annoying. Sometimes they are hard to remove. Or when you take them off, part of the peel comes off with them.
But the decals actually contain important information. They tell you how the produce was grown. But you have to know how to decipher the numbers.
Eating healthy is important at any age. But it’s particularly crucial as we reach middle age and beyond.
Increased risk of serious illnesses such as cancer, diabetes, and heart disease comes with advancing years. But the right diet is one of the best ways to prevent illness as you get older, while helping you look and feel good.
We’ve told you for years that high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workouts are better for your heart than long hours of traditional cardio exercise like jogging.
Now a new study shows that the benefits of HIIT reach the cellular level. They strengthen a crucial cell structure that provides energy to your entire body.
Just about every person dealing with high blood pressure knows that exercise can help. But a new study shows that one kind of workout is particularly effective in reducing hypertension.
Doing it for just 15 minutes a day can lower your blood pressure nearly twice as much as taking standard medications.
Maybe you’ve seen the headlines… A new study came out recently showing that the weight-loss drug Belviq is safe for your heart.
This was hailed by the drug company as a breakthrough. That’s because it is the first time a drug has been shown to help people lose weight without triggering heart problems.1