Dynamic Duo: Strawberries and Blueberries

June 06, 2013

As we've noted in the past, blueberries and strawberries are excellent additions to a healthy diet. New research published in the Journal of the American Heart Association from two internationally respected research groups underscore the benefits, and found that strawberries and blueberries cut the risk rate of heart attacks in women.

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Working Out for Heart Health

April 24, 2013

You know working out is good for your heart, but why? Here's a few reasons!

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Mediterranean Diet News

March 07, 2013

The Mediterranean diet has taken the spotlight in health news again, and the news is great for heart health! A new Spanish study found that a diet rich in olive oil, nuts, fresh fruits and vegetables is even more effective at helping people with high risks for cardiovascular problems avoid heart trouble than a low-fat diet.

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Don't need to exercise?

July 11, 2012

You've gone for your doctor's appointment and he thinks you're doing great! Your weight is right where you want it, your cholesterol levels are great normal and your blood pressure is perfect ... why exercise? It's simple, exercise is good for your heart.

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Walking for Your Heart

May 09, 2012

Heart disease is one of the leading causes of death for older Americans. New research shows that men aged 71 to 93 who walk at least one and a half miles per day cut them risk of heart attack by 50 percent!

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Guarding Against Dementia

September 21, 2011

Protect yourself from dementia by taking care of your heart. A new study followed more than 450 elderly people and found that those with cardiovascular disease show steeper declines in cognitive function than those with healthy hearts.

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This week with Peter Nielsen

April 21, 2011

The heart is our most important muscle, yet at least 250,000 people die of heart attacks each year before they reach a hospital. You can make a world of difference in your future by making a few simple lifestyle changes.

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Duration or Intensity?

April 13, 2011

Duration or Intensity? People often wonder which is most important in their fitness regimen, duration or intensity. New research has the answer!

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