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SimpleScience@Heart 7: lucky number for reducing stroke risk

Seven may be your lucky number when it comes to reducing stroke risk. For every extra seven grams of fiber people added to their daily diet, their risk of having a stroke decreased by 7 percent, according to a new …

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Go green for a healthy St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day usually centers around corned beef and cabbage, shamrocks, leprechauns, and green beer. What a fun time of the year. Here are some tips for making

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Exploring the Unfamiliar

The next time you tell someone that you’re on a low-sodium diet and they respond with something like, “that must be so flavorless,” I want you to ask

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Ways to maintain your Heart-healthy resolutions

A New Year's resolution is a commitment that a person makes to one or more personal goals, projects, or the reforming of a habit.  For most Americans, holiday eating is

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SimpleScience@Heart: Average American has at least 4 of 7 major heart-health risk factors

The average American has at least four of the seven major factors that compromise their heart health, according to a new study. The American Heart Association defines ideal heart

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Seasonal Foods for Fall

Forget about all those little umbrella drinks and ice-cream sandwiches that you devoured poolside this summer. It’s officially Autumn and time to turn over a new leaf! The

Simple Science @Heart: Vitamin D-rich foods may lower stroke risk in Japanese-Americans

More milk, salmon, egg yolks and other foods rich in vitamin D could lower your chances of having a stroke. According to a recent study, Japanese-American men who consumed

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7 Hot Tips For a Healthy Summer

It's baaack! Summer, that is. Yes, it's the season for less clothes and more skin! But regardless if you plan on strutting around in a bikini or speedo

Simple Science @Heart: Hunter-gatherers in remote lands have heart-healthy lifestyles

In some remote locales, entire cultures of people eat only what they grow or kill. It turns out that these hunter-gathers generally have healthier hearts than people in

Welcome To Your New, Healthy Lifestyle!

Hello, everyone! My name is Melissa Villamizar, I am a certified Group Exercise Instructor and Personal Trainer currently residing in Dallas, TX. Having played soccer since the age