Blog Archive for Tag: blood pressure

Be Proactive About Your Health: Vitamin D and DHA in Herbalife CoQ10 Plus

March 24th, 2015

One of my life mottos is “be proactive.” That’s why I exercise, eat right, keep my stress levels low, and supplement with critical nutrients. And the motto extends to the formulation of products in the Herbalife cardio line—it’s part of why we added DHA and vitamin D to CoQ10 Plus. ...

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5 Key Indicators of Heart Health

March 23rd, 2015

You can’t see your heart, and most of the time, you don’t feel it. Similarly, you can’t see or feel the indicators of heart health, yet they impact your overall well-being. That’s why it’s important to monitor your heart—and the best way to do so is by keeping track of ...

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Heart Health in Your 40s: 4 Steps to Take Control Now

February 16th, 2015

It often takes people until their 50s or 60s to realize they need to focus on heart health. I’d like to see that change. The earlier the better; research shows that heart health can be affected as early as infancy. Today, I’d like to talk specifically to those of you ...

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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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3 Heart-Healthy Ways to Reduce Stress

October 30th, 2014

Around 60 percent of Americans have made it a goal to reduce stress. Those are encouraging statistics. Not only is stress emotionally challenging, but high stress levels can have an impact on the heart by impacting blood pressure and cholesterol levels. That’s why it’s important to be intentional about finding ways ...

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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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7 Heart-Healthy Food Substitutes

July 14th, 2014

Many of the foods in a standard American diet simply aren’t good for the heart. Instead of opting for a nutrient-poor food choice, why not reach for foods that taste just as good—or better—and are also good for you? Better yet, why not make choices that directly benefit the heart? ...

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10 Surprising High-Sodium Foods

June 18th, 2014

Over 90 percent of people age 2 and older eat too much sodium, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). That’s nine out of 10 Americans! Those numbers hold true in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, mostly due to the prevalence of processed ...

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Infographic: What Is Blood Pressure?

January 7th, 2014

The term “blood pressure” is used a lot, but what does it mean?

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