Tuesday 22 Jul 2014

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SimpleScience@Heart: Children, teens blood pressures increasing

People aren’t getting kids to follow heart-healthy eating recommendations as well as they should, and it may be causing blood pressures to increase in children and teens. A study in the American Heart Association journal Hypertension reports that the risk …

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Fun Ideas for Family Fitness with Your Kids

Exercise is very important for your family.  There are many benefits to fitness. have stronger muscles and bones have a leaner body because exercise helps control body fat be less likely

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Ramp Up Your Workout Motivation

 Has your workout become routine and boring?   Lack of motivation seems to be one of the biggest barriers for a lot of people who are exercising and eating

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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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Finals Week: I’m Stressing Out!

It’s final exam week. You have 3 projects due, one exam, an interview at 3 p.m., and your significant other is asking you over tonight to “talk.” You

Still Stuffed? Simple ideas to burn the Thanksgiving calories

Ok, so possibly you had just a bit too much to eat on Thanksgiving.  Guess what? You are not alone!!! Most of us did.  Koodles to you if

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Working out in cooler weather

If you’ve been exercising outdoors lately you might be feeling more like a popsicle after a workout than heart healthy. As the temperatures start to drop many people

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SimpleScience@Heart: Latinos meet 5 of American Heart Association Life’s Simple 7 goals

Latinos fare better than other Americans on five out of seven American Heart Association Life’s Simple 7 heart-healthy goals. In a poll of nearly 16,000 Latino adults, they had

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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