Blog Archive for Tag: circulation

Why Garlic Is So Good for You

December 22nd, 2014

Sometimes traditional practices are still the best. Garlic has been used since the beginning of recorded history, and it’s one of the earliest documented examples of plants used to support health. Ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome, China and India all used garlic for its medicinal properties. Today, garlic is used to ...

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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 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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How Healthy Fats from Olives Support Heart Health | Mediterranean Diet

July 2nd, 2014

I enjoy food. To me, eating isn’t just about getting enough calories. It’s about nourishing my body, taking time to relax and even connecting with others over a great meal. That’s why, as part of an ongoing series, I’ll be focusing a different food in the Mediterranean diet each month. ...

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7 Harmful Habits for Heart Health

June 24th, 2014

If you follow my blog, you probably know how to support heart health: Eat a balanced, varied diet. Support nutrition with dietary supplements. Exercise regularly. Get plenty of sleep and rest. Keep stress levels low. But we don’t often talk about what not to do—the habits that are the worst ...

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Heart Health Glossary

May 22nd, 2014

Heart health is a big subject. From understanding what the endothelium is to remembering what various acronyms mean, recalling all of the terminology might get more than a little confusing. Here’s a glossary to help you keep track of it all. I’ll update it periodically, so check back often.   ...

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6 Targeted Tips for Healthy Circulation

December 26th, 2013

Healthy circulation keeps every part of the body nourished. Your circulatory system’s main job is to move blood throughout the body, and it is made up of the heart and around 100,000 miles of blood vessels. Circulation is such an important process that your very livelihood depends on a well-functioning ...

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Circulation and Your Hard-Working Heart

June 6th, 2013

Every moment of every day, your heart works hard to pump blood through your arteries and veins, delivering the oxygen and nutrients your body needs to thrive. Consider this: You have about 5 liters of blood coursing through 100,000 miles of blood vessels in your body at all times. In ...

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