We all know sugar isn’t good for us, so you’re right if you know it’s not good for your heart either. Find out why too much sugar can have major implications on your heart health.
Fat intake and breast cancer has been an ongoing hot button issue full of conflicting research, strong opinions and controversy. Part of the “flip-flopping” surrounding expert dietary recommendations regarding fats and breast cancer stem from the fact that the nutrition science and research on this subject is evolving. Early studies looking at population data suggested […]
Hypertension or high blood pressure is a chronic medical condition in which the blood pressure in the arteries is elevated. Hypertension is classified as either primary (essential) or secondary. 90-95% of cases are termed primary hypertension, no medical cause can be found while secondary hypertension (5-10% of cases) is caused by other health conditions that […]
Interesting research coming out of Harvard School of Public Health this week shows a link between daily consumption of red meat and serious illness, including cancer and heart disease. The risk goes up when the red meat in question is highly processed. Think: Steak vs. Hot Dogs. Robert Bazell, NBC’s chief science and medical correspondent, […]
This week we celebrated Valentine’s Day, a day to show that special someone how much you love and appreciate them. Coincidentally, Valentine’s Day happens every February which is also known as Heart-Health month in the U.S. These two events are a good reminder for us to think about our own hearts as well those of […]