Love Hurts: The Science of a Broken Heart

While love is in the air as Valentine’s Day nears, some may literally be sick of romance. Specifically those who are feeling lonely or have just gone through a break up. Although it may take time to...

The Truth About Chocolate

Dark and in moderation, chocolate is good for you. For years it was your favorite food. Then everyone said that chocolate was bad for you. For decades, it occupied the “least recommended” tip at the...

10 Supplements for a Healthy Heart

This is what I say when people ask me, “Do I need nutritional supplements?”: “No. Nor do you need indoor plumbing and electricity.But why in the world would you choose to live without them?” Nowhere...

Sea Buckthorn for Heart & Liver Health

A traditional Indian and Tibetan medicine, sea buckthorn (Hippophae rhamnoides) has a long history of use in treating circulatory disorders, ischemic heart disease (damage to the heart from decreased...

These 6 Surprising Things May Help Your Heart

If your health regimen seems repetitive these days, there are a few unique additions you can make to liven things up while still staying healthy. Wine: While experts do not condone overdrinking,...

Cheers to Health: Sip Wine for Wellness

“In vino veritas.” This statement dates back to Roman times and translates to: “In wine, there is truth.” Modern scientific research proves that in wine, there is also health. One Fruit, Many Health...

Blueberry Earl Grey Overnight Refrigerator Oats

Try this heart-healthy oat recipe. Prep Time: 10 minutes prep time + overnight sit time Number of Servings: 1 Ingredients: 2/3 c vanilla nondairy milk 1 tsp Earl Grey tea in a tea ball (or 1 tea bag...
Cayenne protects

Why Cayenne Is Cool

Chile peppers, aka cayenne, are full of contradictions. They're hot enough to hurt--yet they can relieve pain, improve circulation, stimulate the appetite, and cool you down in hot weather. Popular...
Low magnesium levels

Low Magnesium Levels Predictor of Heart Disease

A review of cardiovascular disease research studies dating back to 1937 finds that low magnesium levels are a chief predictor of heart disease. Scientist Andrea Rosanoff, PhD, who conducted the...
Magnesium Deficiant

Are You Deficient in Magnesium?

Symptoms can include: loss of appetite nausea fatigue weakness numbness tingling cramps abnormal heart rhythms Most Americans consume less of this mineral than the recommended daily intake, with...
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