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Support the health of your liver with a healthy lifestyle.

Understanding Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

You may be hearing about nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) on health podcasts, in books on longevity and in visits with your healthcare provider — but do you understand what this “buzzy” disorder has to

10 Strategies to reduce blood pressure

10 Lifestyle Strategies to Reduce Blood Pressure

Manage Stress: Stressors are inevitable but how we manage that stress is what’s important. Think about your own individual triggers for stress and think about what you can avoid. Practice saying “no” and avoiding overwhelming

Monitor Your Blood Pressure

Understanding Blood Pressure and How to Manage It

In honor of World Hypertension Day on May 17, we want to focus on the importance of blood pressure awareness, as high blood pressure is a root cause of heart and brain disease. The blood

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The Power of Body Composition Scans: Personalizing Your Path to Optimal Health

In the realm of health and fitness, the journey to optimal well-being is marked by a multitude of factors beyond the “overall weight” number on the scale. Enter body composition scans — a tool that

Keeping your heart healthy and your body feeling good starts with understanding the roles and factors that vary between the sexes.

Protecting Women’s Hearts: A discussion of a gender specific dynamics of heart health

Cardiovascular Disease, which includes both heart attack and stroke, remains the number one cause of death in Women in the United States. In fact, more women die from heart disease and stroke than the subsequent

Knowing Complexities of HDL Cholesterol And Its Effects On Health

Navigating the Complexity of High-Density Lipoprotein (HDL)

A correlation between high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol levels and the risk of dementia has become a focal point for research and a topic of casual conversation due to widespread interest and recent publications in mainstream

Lifestyle, Nutrition, & Recipes

Eating healthy doesn't mean you have to sacrifice the foods you love. Follow us for the Heart Healthy Recipe for Baked Salmon With Asparagus and Lemon Garlic

Baked Salmon in Foil with Asparagus and Lemon Garlic Sauce

Whether you want an easy family dinner or an elegant entrée for guests, this delicious recipe is sure to delight. Ready in just 30 minutes, it abounds with zesty Mediterranean flavors. Salmon is low in

Eating healthy doesn't mean you have to sacrifice the foods you love. Follow us for the Heart Healthy Recipe for Curried Carrot Ginger Soup

Curried Carrot Ginger Soup

Vibrant in color and flavor, this perfectly spiced soup combines the savory sweetness of roasted carrots with creamy coconut milk and the tang of ginger. Curcumin (the spice that gives curry its vivid yellow hue)

Eating healthy doesn't mean you have to sacrifice the foods you love. Follow us for the Heart Healthy Recipe for Shaved Brussels Sprouts and Pomegranate Salad

Shaved Brussels Sprouts and Pomegranate Salad

Perfect for a holiday dinner or festive family meal, this colorful vegan salad abounds in vibrant flavors and heart-healthy nutrients. Called “the jewels of autumn,” pomegranates are rich in disease-fighting antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. Studies

Eating healthy doesn't mean you have to sacrifice the foods you love. Follow us for the Heart Healthy Recipe on Easy Baked Ratatouille.

Easy Baked Ratatouille

Elegant and delicious, this classic French vegetarian recipe is surprisingly easy to make, with just ten ingredients. It’s gluten-free, low in calories and packed with heart-healthy nutrients and antioxidants. Many studies have linked a diet

Eating healthy doesn't mean you have to sacrifice the foods you love. Follow us for the Heart Healthy Recipe for Garlic Grilled Shrimp Skewers

Garlic Grilled Shrimp Skewers

Easy and delicious, this recipe is perfect for a summer cookout or family dinner. Shrimp are low in calories but high in protein and contain more than 20 different vitamins and minerals. These include two

Eating healthy doesn't mean you have to sacrifice the foods you love. Follow us for the Heart Healthy Recipe for Broccoli and Tamari Almond Salad

Broccoli and Tamari Almond Salad

An easy, delicious side dish for family cookouts and barbeques, this delightfully crunchy salad abounds in nutrients that support oral, heart and brain health. The salad is tasty right after it’s made, but the flavor