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Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance that is found in all your cells.  Your cholesterol levels can serve as a harbinger for your future heart health. High cholesterol can double your risk for heart disease, therefore prevention and treatment are important to preserve the health of your heart… read more

The Mediterranean diet is associated with a 30% lower risk of cardiovascular events, heart attack, stroke, or cardiovascular death.  

During these uncertain times, stretching and flexibility exercises such as yoga, are just as important and beneficial as cardiovascular exercise.

During this pandemic, you may find yourself ordering take-out more than usual. It may be that you don’t have the food at home because you weren’t able to get out and shop, or you are tired of cooking and need a break, or you may want to support your local restaurants.

During these uncertain times, it is easy for fear, anxiety, frustration, and boredom to set in. It is quite understandable that your focus is on the health, safety, and financial security of yourself and your loved ones. Now more than ever, it is essential to remain mindful of your exercise and… read more

Are you snacking more often? Social distancing to slow the spread of the coronavirus is keeping many of us at home to stay safe, but it is also triggering the urge to snack. Here are a few tools and tips to help you stay on track and resist the urge to over snack!

It is all anyone can talk about right now as we all are trying to reduce our risk of getting coronavirus.  Even if you are working from home, canceling your social calendar,  avoiding public spaces and washing your hands like you never have before, it’s natural to want to do more to protect… read more

When it comes to top-selling packaged beverages in the United States, energy drinks are among the favorites. Accounting for 30 percent of packaged beverages sold at convenience stores in 2017, energy drinks entice teenagers and young adults with the promise of a burst of energy. The “energy”… read more

A new year is an exciting time. Flipping the calendar inspires a feeling of wanting to make a positive change. Hitting the reset button can be a wonderful feeling. A resolution for becoming a new you is not only empowering, but it can be slightly daunting.  Instead of feeling overwhelmed, making… read more

‘Tis the season to splurge! We love the holiday season and it is a wonderful time to feel grateful for the people in your life, but holiday parties aren’t known for being heart-healthy.  When you gather around the table with friends and relatives this year, why not incorporate some small changes… read more