1. Drink More Milk!

    People who consume three servings of milk daily have lower rates of cardiovascular disease and mortality than those consuming lower dairy levels, according to a study in 21 countries. The findings, which were published in The Lancet Journal, run contrary to dietary guidelines for people to minimize…Read More

  2. Walk Every Day to Extend Your Life

    If post-menopausal women walk at an average pace for at least 40 minutes several times per week, their risk of heart disease will drop nearly 25%, according to new research from Brown University.   Their analysis shows walking is almost equal to all different types of exercise that have been st…Read More

  3. Can’t Get to the Gym? Use Your Smartphone

    We are running out of excuses (no pun intended) on why we can’t get exercise. For those who can’t find time to go to the gym, your gym can be virtual. Online workout sessions can be the next best thing to a personal trainer. Here are a few of the best apps out there: iBodyFit: This site, from on…Read More

  4. Foods Help Reduce Stress

    Stress puts your body under an enormous physical toll. It causes your heart rate to go up, your blood pressure and breathing to increase, and hormones like epinephrine and cortisol to be released. Over time, that can lead to high blood pressure, blocked arteries, depression, anxiety and even weight…Read More

  5. Even Small Weight Gains Increase Risk of Heart Failure

    Gaining even a little weight can increase your chances of developing heart failure. A new study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association found that adding pounds can change the structure of your heart and its ability to pump blood. But losing weight can reverse this potentially de…Read More