Throughout history, chocolate has been beloved around the world, at times serving as a medicinal cure and a ritual drink. The good news is that recent studies tell us this popular sweet is heart-healthy and full of antioxidants. Find out more about which chocolate is best for you and why.
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During the coronavirus pandemic, hugging may seem like a thing of the past. But during this time, it may be more important than ever to connect with loved ones. And research shows it has health benefits too.
Want to know something scary? Fear or Intense emotion can actually trigger a heart attack in some individuals. Meaning, we can actually be scared to death.
Did you know that regular exercise can give you clearer skin? As your heart rate increases with physical activity, more oxygenated blood is moving through your body to help all your parts. Find out the range of health benefits cardio exercise provides.
Experts recommend no more than 2,300 mg of sodium a day, but most Americans average of about 3,400 milligrams. Learn about how salt may be hidden in your food, even in foods that don’t taste salty.
To improve your cardiovascular health, aim to walk 10,000 steps daily. Does it seem like a lot? Here are some easy tips for adding steps to your daily routine. Remember, you can start small, and build.
Tough times don’t mean that you have to be serious or sad all day, every day. Learn how laughing can help you cope with difficult moments.