Heart Health

  1. Best Diet for Stress Relief – Best Foods For Stress

    Best Diet for Stress Relief – Best Foods For Stress
    Sometimes the simplest and oldest ideas for dealing with stress management can also be the most effective. We hear a great deal about superfoods and innovative stress-busting techniques, but when it comes down to an effective diet for stress relief, there are three food staples you need. Here are the best foods for stress:   Whole Grains Aid Stress Management...
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  2. Are You Squirreling Stress: Causes and Effects of Stress

    Are You Squirreling Stress: Causes and Effects of Stress
    Are you a “squirreller?” Do you hide money, tuck away sweet treats and keep a few things in reserve, “just in case?” While these may be positive attributes, storing up the effects of stress, harboring negative thoughts and increasing physical tension can be extremely damaging for your health, according to experts. In the fall, squirrels are particularly active as they...
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  3. Can Melatonin Help During Menopause?

    Can Melatonin Help During Menopause?
    Many women dealing with menopausal symptoms experience disruptions in their sleep cycles. This can exacerbate some of the other side effects such as increased anxiety, depression, trouble focusing, memory lapses, hot flashes and a decreased libido, just to name a few. The good news is that increasing shows that melatonin supplements can be an effective menopause treatment to help you...
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  4. Antioxidants: Your Immune System’s Secret Weapon

    Antioxidants: Your Immune System’s Secret Weapon
    Our immune system is a complex army of warriors with different “weapons” patrolling the body to hunt down and kill invading bacteria and viruses. Unfortunately, as we age, it does too, and becomes weaker along with muscles, eyes, and everything else. Fortunately, there are immune boosters in your refrigerator called antioxidants that can keep your disease fighting warriors stronger for...
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  5. Why Vitamin D is Important for Healthy Aging

    Why Vitamin D is Important for Healthy Aging
    Originally introduced to the world as a fat-soluble vitamin and later as a steroid hormone, vitamin D offers myriad health benefits to the body.  Because it plays a role in over 1,000 physiological processes, it is easy to understand why vitamin D is so important as people get older.  According to results from a variety of scientific studies, this potent...
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  6. Five Malnutrition Symptoms Caused by Poor Diet

    Five Malnutrition Symptoms Caused by Poor Diet
    The expression "you are what you eat" may be more accurate than people think.  Individuals who pair a nutritious diet with other healthy lifestyle choices often look to be the picture of health.  On the flipside, studies show that chronic nutritional deficiencies can create a number of not-so-healthy symptoms.  Take a look at five malnutrition symptoms caused by poor diet...
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  7. Kale: The King of Green Superfoods

    Kale: The King of Green Superfoods
    A trend toward health and fitness is on the upswing across the United States, which may explain the rising popularity of kale. A member of the family of cruciferous vegetables, kale offers a number of powerful benefits to the health. One cup of kale contains just 36 calories, zero fat, three grams of protein, and five grams of fiber, making...
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  8. Inflammation and Aging Skin

    Inflammation and Aging Skin
    When it comes to good health as we age, inflammation plays both good and bad roles.  In response to injury, acute or short-term inflammation helps promote healing, but chronic or long-term inflammation can harm just about every area of the body including the skin.  Conditions linked to chronic inflammation include acne, dermatitis, rosacea, rash, hives, and wrinkles.  Fortunately, following a...
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  9. Can Too Many Multivitamins Be Dangerous?

    Can Too Many Multivitamins Be Dangerous?
    While Mae West famously joked, “Too much of a good thing can be wonderful!”, when it comes to multivitamins a slightly more responsible attitude should be adopted. Two new studies into multivitamin dangers have shown why the National Institutes of Health and Office of Dietary Supplements publish carefully researched Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDA) for most dietary supplements.     Dangers...
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  10. Which Herbs Can Help with Kidney Health?

    Which Herbs Can Help with Kidney Health?
    Do you need a kidney flush? If you are suffering from a lack of appetite, nausea, dry skin, poor concentration, lack of sleep or puffy eyes you may be in need of some kidney health benefits.   The kidneys are fist-sized bean-shaped organs that regulate blood pressure, synthesize vitamin D, produce hormones and remove waste and toxins from the body...
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