Heart Health


A Look At America’s Heart Health

American heart health is struggling today. Even though we’ve made advances in our understanding and treatment of cardiovascular disease, it’s still the top killer. Most people point to lifestyle issues as the prime risk factors: things like a nutrient-poor diet, lack of exercise and smoking. But statistics suggest other culprits. Above and beyond anything else, […]

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The fatty foods that protect your heart, mind and body

Our complex relationship with dietary fats has been receiving a lot of attention lately, especially since researchers and medical professionals have begun shifting their views on the risks and benefits of certain types of fats. For example, earlier this year scientists reported that saturated fat doesn’t increase risks of heart disease, validating what traditional foods […]

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The Healing Pharmacy In Your Garden

For countless years, traditional healers have taught the benefits of easing illness with a healthy lifestyle and the use of herbs and botanicals. But don’t think you have to get all your herbs from a jar. Many remarkable healing herbs are growing in your yard. Herbs and spices can be picked a few steps from […]

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Natural Ways To Banish Colds And Flu

Once the temperature drops, cold and flu season looms over health like dark storm clouds. Our fast-paced lifestyles, holiday travels and festivities, along with seasonal changes lead most of us to believe that colds and flu are inevitable facts of winter. But a healthy diet, lifestyle choices and supplementation offers protection year-round with natural solutions […]

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Time To Love Your Heart

Is it a coincidence that Valentine’s Day and National Heart Month both fall in February? Perhaps, but there’s certainly a connection here — especially since the winter season can be hard on the heart. While the heart is an amazing organ, beating non-stop for decades, it does have performance limits. And in today’s day and […]

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Keeping Your Heart Healthy

The heart and circulatory system are amazing. If we put all your arteries, veins and capillaries end to end, they would extend for thousands of miles. Blood vessels reach nearly all corners of the body, bringing in nutrition and oxygen and carrying out waste. But most importantly, the cardiovascular system works 24/7, silently, in the […]

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Take control of your high blood pressure

Checked your blood pressure lately? You might be unpleasantly surprised. Public health reports say that the incidence of hypertension is steadily increasing. This accompanies unhealthy increases in metabolic syndrome, type 2 diabetes, obesity, heart disease, dementia and other serious conditions related in part to the circulatory systems. Is there a common underlying factor looming in […]

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Natural protection against heat, heart attack and liver issues

Happy summer! This season can be a very energetic time of year: Many of us head to the outdoors for increased activities during the longer, warmer days. All the extra movement, relaxation and time in nature can do wonders for your health. But it’s also important to pay attention to your body’s vulnerabilities during the […]

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Medical Breakthrough: The Root Cause of Chronic Disease That You Can Stop Naturally

Medical researchers have discovered that a rogue molecule called galectin-3 is directly involved in chronic and life-threatening diseases such as heart disease, cancer, cirrhosis, arthritis and Alzheimer’s. But there’s a natural way to fight back against galectin-3’s destruction: modified citrus pectin, the only proven natural galectin-3 inhibitor. Medical Breakthrough The information I am about to […]

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Improving Your Genetic Health

The genes you inherit from your parents strongly affect your health and longevity. But you can influence your genes in a healthy fashion using the proper herbs, nutrition and lifestyle choices. Research shows that the natural chemicals in particular foods and botanicals send signals to DNA, optimizing cellular function and keeping illness at bay. Even […]

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