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  • Protect Your Heart With These 4 Tips

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    According to the Centers for Disease Control, each year over 800,000 Americans suffer a heart attack. Of these, over 600,000 are a first......

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  • The Dangers of Industry-Influenced Dietary Guidelines

    Cholesterol from eggs raises the risk of heart disease and early death, according to a new study in JAMA. The news shouldn’t come as a shock. Decades of research has......

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  • Vegan Diet Could Cut Holiday Heart Attack Risk

    Excessive eating this Christmas – and for many that means loading up on eggnog, cheese plates, ham, roast beef, and turkey – could lead to a holiday heart attack, according to a

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  • Keep on Top of Heart Health

    heart-handsTwo days ago, musician Tom Petty died of a heart attack at the age of 66. His legacy will be his music, which spanned 40 years and included songs like American Girl and......

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  • Does Your Doctor Discuss Nutrition With You?

    vegetablesDid you know that 80% of heart attacks could be prevented if we overhauled our diet and lifestyle? Studies show that people who follow a plant-based diet centered around fruits, vegetables, whole grains......

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  • Quiz: What Three Foods Should You Eat for a Healthy Heart?

    veg-mealA diet rich in dark leafy green vegetables, berries, and beans earns high marks from cardiologists. It’s hard to miss the rankings for best film, best album, and the best college basketball teams......

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  • An Apple a Day Keeps Heart Attacks Away

    fruitRich in antioxidants, mineral, vitamins, fiber and low in fat, fruits are an essential part of a healthy diet. Not only do they taste great, a new study out of the University of......

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  • Vitamin D3 Supplementation Benefits Heart Health

    heartWe know that vitamin D is good for our bones, teeth, and immune system, and now a new study has added heart health to the list. The study out of University of Leeds......

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  • Dinner Tonight: Baked Salmon Salad

    salmon-saladHeart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. The good news about heart disease is that it is largely preventable. The heart is a muscle designed to circulate blood......

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  • "Fat Tax" Introduced in Denmark

    Denmark has introduced a “fat tax” on certain foods, including butter, oil and burgers. The goal is to increase the health and lifespan of Danes.

    Increased taxes on cigarettes has led to more awareness of the hazards of smoking, and......

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