Tag Archives: cardiovascular health

Top Foods & Drinks for a Heart-Healthy Diet

Top Foods & Drinks for a Heart-Healthy Diet

The American Heart Association (AHA) reports that heart disease has been called the Silent Killer because it often has no noticeable symptoms. The statistics: It’s more deadly than all forms of cancer combined and actually impacts more women th ...
5 Ways to Get More Omega-3s

5 Ways to Get More Omega-3s

Interest in omega-3s continues to grow, and for good reason. Omega-3–an essential fatty acid found in algae and certain fatty fish, such as salmon, sardines and cod–has been scientifically associated with impressive benefits. These includ ...
Much Love for Lycopene

Much Love for Lycopene

When you bite into a juicy slice of tomato, you’re getting more than a mouthful of flavor – you’re also getting a very important nutrient known as lycopene. Find out what it is, what it can do for you, and why men should consume mor ...
Have a Heart-Healthy Holiday Season

Have a Heart-Healthy Holiday Season

From the fattening egg nog and endless piles of treats to stressful family gatherings and strenuous outdoor chores   — there are plenty of reasons why the holiday season can be tough on your ticker. How can you be kind to your heart this holida ...
Much Love for Red Yeast Rice

Much Love for Red Yeast Rice

What in the world is red yeast rice?  When non-glutinous rice is cooked, covered with red yeast and fermented, the result is a bright red compound known as red yeast rice. It sounds unappetizing, doesn’t it? But this isn’t the type of ric ...