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Heart-Healthy Side: Garlic, Zucchini and Tomato Sauté (Recipe)

December 1st, 2014

Garlic is an excellent food for supporting circulation and cardiovascular health. The bulb has wide-ranging benefits that include supporting healthy circulation and blood pressure, maintaining cholesterol levels already within a normal range, providing antioxidant protection, and enhancing immune system function. To work garlic into your daily diet, try this delicious ...

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4 Healthy Living Tips for Caring for Someone with a Heart Condition

October 2nd, 2014

I know from experience how much of a transition—and a learning curve—becoming a caregiver entails. It can be especially hard if the person you’re caring for has a heart condition. Caregiving can feel like an overwhelming responsibility. Not only are you likely adjusting to having a new person in your ...

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How Should I Talk to My Doctor About Taking Nutritional Supplements?

September 30th, 2014

Sixty-nine percent of adults in the U.S. take some form of dietary supplement. I’m one of them. In combination with a balanced diet, there’s a large and growing body of research showing the incredible support nutritional supplements can have on overall wellness—and especially heart health. Yet with all the benefits of ...

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5 Foods Rich in Potassium

September 18th, 2014

Potassium is often left out of the heart health discussion. And yet it’s necessary to keeping the heart healthy, partially because it aids in heart muscle contraction. Just as importantly, potassium is crucial for growth and maintenance in the body. As an electrolyte, potassium helps support the water balance between ...

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3 Nutrients for Sexual Health

September 15th, 2014

My research on Nitric Oxide (NO) has been important in understanding how to support endothelial health and keep the heart healthy. But there’s another area NO impacts: sexual function. Optimal NO levels support healthy circulation within the sexual organs, and circulatory function is especially important to men’s reproductive health. That’s ...

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5 Easy Heart-Healthy Recipe Tweaks

September 3rd, 2014

Making a complete diet overhaul can feel overwhelming, but it’s easy to make simple healthy recipe tweaks. There are substitutions or additions you can try that take almost no time, have little affect on taste, and yet can have a positive impact on the health of your heart. Here are ...

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