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Run or Walk Your Way to a Healthy Heart

Running For Life by Brenda Morales  Running is not only good for your soul; it is also good for your heart and overall health. Scientific evidence proves that regular exercise, particularly running, approximately 30 minutes at least five times a week has health benefits that extend well beyond any medication a doctor could prescribe. Studies

A positive attitude may increase longevity in patients with heart disease

A Positive Attitude is Positive A positive attitude can cause a chain reaction of positive outcomes, thoughts, and events. Likewise, according to a recent study published in the journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes patients with heart disease who have a positive attitude are more likely to exercise, reduce levels of stress hormones, adopt healthier

New study suggests eating red meat may increase risk of Type 2 diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes Risk Factors A new study published June 17, 2013 in JAMA Internal Medicine showed that eating red meat over prolonged period of time increased the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. The study followed several men and women participants for four years and found that those who ate half a serving (about

Holistic Therapies for Heart Health

Holistic Heart Health Dr. Cynthia Thaik believes that optimal holistic heart health isn’t just about caring for the physical heart, but that focusing on the mind and body is also very important. Western medicine for heart-related diseases often overlooks the fact that you must also tend to your emotional, mental, and spiritual health. A holistic

Start Walking!

Heart Benefits of Walking Patsy Cline went out walking after midnight to ease her aching heart. Although it might not have had the outcome Patsy hoped for, in actual fact walking at any time of day can be the best heart medicine of all. Walking really is the perfect exercise. Physical inactivity is a risk