5 Superfoods That Keep Your Heart Pumping for a Long Time

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By Kate superfoods You know what’s terrifying? According to a 2017 report from the American Heart Association, heart disease is responsible for around 800,000 deaths in the United States. Super scary, huh? Heart disease is a serious issue, something not to be taken lightly. Fortunately, nature has provided us with plenty of options to avoid heart…

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6 Foods to Improve Your Heart Health

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by Djohny Alexandre There is no shortcut, your cardiovascular health starts with good food and exercise. Editor’s note: This article is provided for informational purposes only and is not meant to diagnose or treat any condition. If you have any health concern, see a licensed healthcare professional in person. — Heart disease is the leading cause…

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Heart-healthy cooking to prevent stroke

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St. Mary’s Medical Center Your heart and brain need nutritious foods to stay healthy. And while we all know the importance of a balanced diet that incorporates fruits, vegetables, whole grains and lean proteins and is low in sodium and both saturated and trans fats, did you know maintaining a healthful diet requires more than…

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Hitting cardiovascular health targets can help elderly live longer

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By Will Boggs MD (Reuters Health) – Meeting some or all of the American Heart Association’s seven ideal cardiovascular health goals is associated with longer life and fewer heart attacks and strokes, no matter your age. In fact, in a recent group of elderly patients, “the benefit of an ideal cardiovascular health in reducing mortality…

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Reality check: Are dark chocolate and red wine not healthy after all?

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By Carmen Chai Senior National Online Journalist, Health  Global News TORONTO – They’re good for you, they’re bad for you. Dark chocolate, red wine and berries have been hailed as heart-healthy foods, but a new study suggests that the compounds at play don’t really help at all. It’s a confusing time for wine and chocolate…

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How Heart Disease Differs in Women

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Gender can play a role in risk factors, symptoms. By Dr. Sanjay Gupta Heart disease does not discriminate. It is the leading cause of death in the United States for men and women, claiming more than 600,000 lives each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But there are gender differences that…

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