Tag: Heart Health

dark-chocolate February 9, 2018

Is chocolate really good for the heart?

Don't get too excited. Dark chocolate contains more antioxidant-producing flavonoids than other forms, but moderation is still key.

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Heart & Vascular Nutrition

February 8, 2018

Women: What you need to know about heart disease

Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women, yet can be prevented with simple lifestyle changes.

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Heart & Vascular Women's Health

blood pressure for men January 23, 2018

Young men: Pay attention to high blood pressure. Here’s why

Regular blood pressure checks could improve health and reduce cardiovascular risks.

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Heart & Vascular Men's Health Prevention

healthy lifestyle habits January 11, 2018

4 healthy lifestyle habits you need to adopt (based on Vanderbilt research)

These four habits are the best for preventing serious health problems, such as heart disease and diabetes.

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Aging Well Prevention Sleep Smoking Weight Management

winter workout ideas December 29, 2017

5 ideas for staying active this winter

Don't let cold weather drag you into inertia. Here are creative ways to keep moving in winter.

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Fitness Weight Management

women and heart disease December 21, 2017

Expert Q&A: Women and heart disease

Listen to your bodies: Heart disease is a major problem for women.

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Heart & Vascular Women's Health

why is salt bad for you December 12, 2017

Why is too much salt bad for you?

Why eating too much salt is a problem, and how to solve it.

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Heart & Vascular Nutrition

new blood pressure guidelines November 17, 2017

New blood pressure guidelines: More people identified with hypertension

Revised guidelines on high blood pressure mean even more people will be considered "hypertensive."

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Heart & Vascular Prevention

exercise and fitness goals October 9, 2017

Fitness goals can take many forms

Here's how to leverage the many benefits of physical activity.

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Aging Well Fitness