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Kids Struggling with Heart Health

According to a 2007-2008 study published in the American Heart Association’s journal, Circulation, about 91% of kids have poor diets. This leads to more kids struggling with heart health. It’s an issue

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Understanding Different Types of Dementia

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, over 5 million people in the United States suffer from Alzheimer’s disease. Additionally, about 1 in 3 people dies from Alzheimer’s or a different type of

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New Blood Test to Predict Heart Disease

Heart disease is the number one killer in the United States, among both men and women. One in four deaths is caused by heart disease. It also affects certain races, genders, and age groups differently.

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Plant-Based Diets and Heart Disease

General diet knowledge is that if we eat our fruits and vegetables with a well-rounded amount of grains and meat. However, recent findings show that the relation between plant-based diets and heart disease

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Surprising Foods with High Amounts of Salt

Americans eat over 1,000 more mg a day than what the American Heart Association recommends. High sodium consumption can lead to heart attack, heart disease, and high blood pressure. There are plenty of

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Jobs Linked to Worse Health

It’s no surprise that certain jobs create more stress than others. Some jobs keep you active, while others keep you in a sedentary state. A recent study found the jobs linked to worse health than others.

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The Importance of Magnesium for the Heart

An estimated 50% to 80% of Americans are lacking sufficient magnesium. Magnesium plays a role in over 300 enzymes and over 3,750 magnesium-binding sites within proteins found in the human body. Therefore,

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Fitness and Your Risk for Heart Problems

Fitness is an important aspect of life. It keeps our bodies strong, our immune system up, and reduces stress. However, too much fitness and your risk for heart problems could be more related than you may

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Cutting Sugar Rapidly Reduces the Risk for Heart Disease

More studies are showing that sugar raises high blood pressure and escalates the risk of heart disease. A recently published study found that cutting sugar rapidly reduces the risk for heart disease. The

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Vascular Dementia and What You Can Do About It

Almost half of 85-year-old adults in the U.S. have at least one type of dementia. Dementia is memory loss that varies in severity per person. One type of dementia is called vascular cognitive impairment

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