Tag Archives: heart health

Break These Bad Heart-Health Habits

Break These Bad Heart-Health Habits

The month of February is typically associated with heart-shaped boxes of chocolate, red roses and sappy cards filled with poetry. It’s a time to remind your significant other how they have touched your heart. But it’s also a good time to ...
Fishin’ for Fish Oil?

Fishin’ for Fish Oil?

Q: What exactly is fish oil? A: We’re glad you asked! Fish oil is derived from the tissues of oily fish. The oil acts as a carrier for fatty acids, such as the ever-so-important omega-3s. EPA  (eicosapentaenoic acid) and DHA (docosahexaenoic ac ...
World Health Day: Tips for Healthy Blood Pressure

World Health Day: Tips for Healthy Blood Pressure

April 7 marks the 65th anniversary of the World Health Organization (happy birthday!). It’s also the day people from all over the globe come together to celebrate World Health Day. This year, the holiday’s focus is on healthy blood pressu ...
Getting Started on the Mediterranean Diet

Getting Started on the Mediterranean Diet

You may be familiar with a Mediterranean diet, which typically is rich in vegetables, fruit, beans, olive oil, nuts and fish. What do those foods offer your body? The veggies and fruit provide you with fiber, vitamins and minerals, while beans offer ...
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 ...