Category Archives: Food

Study: Moderate Drinking Linked to Abnormal Heart Rhythm?

Information for this post was taken from an article by Amy Nelson at Reuters, published by NBC News. A study of 30,000 older adults with a history of heart disease, reported by the Canadian Medical Association Journal, found that one’s … Continue reading

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Study: Every junk food meal damages your arteries!

Source: Science Daily. Well, this is a bit unsettling. A new study conducted by the University of Montreal found that every single meal of junk food has an adverse effect on the eater’s arteries. However! There’s some positive news in … Continue reading

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Heart Healthy Recipe: Whole Wheat Pasta with Broccolini and Feta

Thanks to Food Network for this great recipe. What better way to plan a dinner than with a delicious bowl of pasta? How about a dinner with a delicious and heart healthy bowl of pasta? That’s right up our alley! … Continue reading

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2 daily cups of coffee good for health, says AHA

A new analysis, published in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation: Heart Failure, reviewed five studies conducted between 2001 and 2011 on the health benefits of daily coffee drinking. It included a total of 140,220 patients. From CNN Health: “Heart … Continue reading

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Your heart medication and healthy diet may be conflicting

Maintaining a healthy diet is crucial for everyone, especially a patient of heart disease. However, if you are on certain heart medications, some healthy foods may be causing dangerous interactions between the two. Some of the best examples are grapefruits … Continue reading

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Alcohol OK after heart attack? Harvard study says yes, but in moderation.

Surprising results from a study conducted by Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and the Harvard School of Public Health were recently revealed, saying moderate alcohol consumption is not just okay for men who recently suffered a heart attack, … Continue reading

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Sugary drinks, even in moderation, lead to increased heart disease risk

Information taken from a post by ABC News. Regular consumption of soda, fruit drinks, and other sugar-sweetened beverages increase the risk of heart disease, according to the Harvard School of Public Health, even when consumed in what may be considered … Continue reading

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