We’ve all been in front of the fridge at 3 a.m., hungry and looking for snacks or something that we know is not good for us. But it turns out that late-night snacking can put you at risk for more than just putting on weight.
Eating breakfast may have health benefits – but food choices matter as well. A dietitian offers her suggestions for front-loading your day with heart-healthy meals and snacks.
It can be a challenge to fit in the recommended 30 minutes of exercise five days each week. But a new study shows that cramming in all of your weekly exercise on the weekends may still be doing your body some good.
Many people know that drinking alcohol too often or to excess is not a good idea, health-wise. But there are other things you should know about alcohol and the impact it can have your heart.
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Marriage can be good for your health, with benefits that include a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease, heart attack and a longer life. New research suggests that married people who have heart attacks are more likely to survive and spend fewer days in the hospital immediately after.
Laughter, happiness and a sense of humor actually can help you to stay healthy. Research suggests laughter can decrease stress hormones, reduce artery inflammation and increase your ‘good’ cholesterol.
Get heart-conscious tips for cooking and ordering healthy Mexican meals.
For years saturated fats have been considered a health hazard but now researchers are raising questions about whether they’re as harmful as originally thought
Lots of controversy and confusion surround cholesterol. In patients who have coronary artery disease, peripheral artery disease or carotid artery disease, there is no question about the benefit of cholesterol-lowering medications. However, for the rest of us who don’t have these diseases and don’t want to get them, how can we lower our cholesterol naturally? There are … Read More
When it comes to cardiovascular health, following a healthy lifestyle is always important. That’s true even if you take cholesterol-lowering statins. Experts stress that statins, exercise and a heart-healthy diet are great partners in your efforts to improve and maintain heart health. Cardiologist Michael Rocco, MD, Medical Director of Cardiac Rehabilitation and Stress Testing in Preventive Cardiology at … Read More