heart disease

Eating Raspberries May Help Reduce Heart Disease Risk

A study led by King's College London, which included scientists from Germany and Spain, found raspberries may help prevent cardiovascular disease.

8 Heart-Healthy Reasons to Cheers on National Drink Wine Day

Resveratrol, the potent antioxidant substance found in red wine, has remarkable health benefits. So we’re pouring out 8 reasons why you should raise a glass and celebrate. Cheers!

Worrying About Your Health is Bad for Your Heart

Do you worry that you’ll get sick, develop a serious illness, or be diagnosed with a chronic health problem? 

High Fiber May be Key to Longevity

In an effort to cut through the noise, researchers set out to see if there was a simple dietary answer to our desire to age more healthfully and extend longevity.1 And given that previous research has shown that the simple act of adding adequate fiber to your diet can lower your risk of serious...

The Vegetable Oils to Avoid at All Costs

A recent study published in the British Medical Journal reveals that vegetable oils may produce larger amounts of aldehyde, a toxin linked to increased cancer and heart disease risk, than expected.

The Source of All Inflammation and the Key to Fighting it

In recent years much has been written about inflammation, as scientists have discovered it plays a major role in the development of an array of illnesses. But where does inflammation start?

Eating Spicy Foods Regularly May Help You Live Longer

The buzz about chili peppers is heating up. According to a recent study, they may help you live longer as well as reduce your risk of heart disease, respiratory disease and cancer.

Restless Legs Syndrome Linked to Heart and Kidney Disease

Imagine trying to lie down and rest but feeling an uncontrollable urge to keep moving your legs. That, in a nutshell, is the ongoing ordeal facing people with restless legs syndrome (RLS). The condition, which can occur at any age, often runs in families. It tends to occur most frequently when you’re relaxing or...

Sit Down and Pedal Your Way to Good Health

Today, we know that there are many hazards linked to sitting too much. It increases your chances of some of today’s most common chronic disease, like type 2 diabetes, cancer and heart disease. It can even result in lower mental function later in life. Even if you try and get up to walk around...

Southern Diet Linked to Increased Risk of Heart Disease

Country-fried steak… liver and bacon… rich buttery cornbread… If these foods are on your list of favorites, you’re probably a fan of good, old-fashioned southern cooking. However, out of five different styles of eating, this one appears to be the biggest threat to your health. Previous research shows a southern diet increases your risk...