While “bad” LDL cholesterol causes plaque build-up, HDL patrols your bloodstream like a friendly cop, rounding up LDL to send to your liver so it can’t do any harm. Here’s how to boost your HDL cholesterol.
I get asked about all the time what people should eat to help maintain their heart health. One reason might be that the topic of diet has become very controversial in recent years.
Nothing beats fish for a heart-healthy protein, rich in omega-3. If you’re bored with salmon, try three underappreciated fish that are packed with omega-3 and sustainably sourced. And discover three popular fish to avoid.
If home is where the heart is, shouldn’t every home be heart healthy? Easier said than done in U.S. homes today, where: Processed, high-fat, high-sugar foods are readily available Sedentary activities, such as TV watching and computer use, take time away from physical activities That’s a problem, since a low-fat, low-sugar, high-fiber diet and regular … Read More
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Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) remains the number one killer in the United States, but you have the power to prevent a heart attack and maybe save your life. A new Swedish study shows simple lifestyle changes reduce heart attack risk by 80 percent. Making five simple changes benefits men and women of all ages. And … Read More