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Can Intermittent Fasting Help Ease Metabolic Syndrome?

Can Intermittent Fasting Help Ease Metabolic Syndrome?

The American Heart Association reports that metabolic syndrome affects about 23% of adults. A new study now says that eating within a certain time window – intermittent fasting – can help tackle that.

Cocoa Is A Superior Heart Health Superfood – Invite Health Podcast, Episode 2

Cocoa Is A Superior Heart Health Superfood – Invite Health Podcast, Episode 2

Cocoa is one of nature’s more powerful superfoods that contains essential minerals and polyphenols that have been shown to support heart health in amazing ways. Let’s get started!

Can Lifestyle Changes Reduce the Need for Blood Pressure Medications?

Can Lifestyle Changes Reduce the Need for Blood Pressure Medications?

Photo by Brooke Lark on Unsplash According to the 2017 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Hypertension Guideline, lifestyle changes are the first step in reducing high blood pressure. So many individuals – 72 million Americans – struggle to maintain normal blood pressure. High blood […]

These Simple Mistake Could Be Giving You an Incorrect Blood Pressure Reading

These Simple Mistake Could Be Giving You an Incorrect Blood Pressure Reading

📸 by rawpixel on Unsplash Blood pressure is the force of blood pushing against the walls of the arteries that carry the blood from your heart to other parts of your body. While your blood pressure levels normally rise and fall throughout the day, constant […]

Superfood Spotlight: Benefits of Beetroot

Superfood Spotlight: Benefits of Beetroot

📸: @culturekitty Beets are a powerful superfood. Its reddish-brown betalains are powerful antioxidants that protect the walls of arteries. Trimethylglycine detoxifies homocysteine; elevated homocysteine is implicated in clogged arteries. The natural nitrates create nitric oxide, responsible for healthy blood flow, heart and circulatory health, and […]

3 Lifestyle Changes that May Stave off Dementia

3 Lifestyle Changes that May Stave off Dementia

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine released a report in June 2017 that says there is evidence that three interventions may slow cognitive decline and the onset of dementia, though much more testing is needed. What is Dementia? According to the Alzheimer’s Association, […]