Archive for 'Heart Health' Category

Fish(y) Tales

Reading an article from Healthy & Heartwise gave me some insights that I want to share with you today. You have heard me harp too many times about fish oils and their importance. This magazine does the same as well, this should tell you something. Are you doing the right thing to your body? According [...]

Vitamin B 9

Vitamin B9, also called folate or folic acid. All B vitamins help the body convert food (carbohydrates) into fuel (glucose), which is “burned” to produce energy. These B vitamins, often referred to as B complex vitamins, also help the body metabolize fats and protein. Folate is necessary for the production and maintenance of new cells, [...]

Love your Heart

Care for your Heart February is, Heart Health Awareness Month and it is appropriate to give importance to Heart. Did you know that your heart is the organ in your body that does the most physical work? Every day, the heart creates enough energy to drive a truck 20 miles, and if you spread that [...]

Stroke

Stroke is caused when the blood supply to the brain is suddenly interrupted. When the blood supply is interrupted, the brain cannot receive the oxygen it needs. Brain cells in the immediate area die and the brain can be permanently damaged. Brain cells will perish within the hour of blood interruption. But the cells surrounding [...]

Root cause of inflammation

If heart disease and aging of arteries are the cause of low-grade inflammation over a prolonged period of time, then it is up to us to try avoiding those things that cause that inflammation. Dr. Ross listed several different causes of inflammation of our arteries in his review article found in the New England Journal [...]