Alcohol and the Heart Health – Surprising Conclusion

Alcohol and the Heart Health – Surprising Conclusion

Up until now, there have been a large number of studies on the relationship between alcohol consumption and risk for heart disease, with scientists achieving relatively little agreement. Some say that drinking is good, while others promote abstinence, and a few even...
When Good Cholesterol Causes Heart Attack

When Good Cholesterol Causes Heart Attack

In the old days, doctors measured overall cholesterol and tried to lower that number. Nowadays, you’re told to lower your LDL (bad) cholesterol and boost your HDL (good) cholesterol. They are even making drugs to raise HDL. But this may actually not be the right...
To Lower Cholesterol, Binge On This This Candy

To Lower Cholesterol, Binge On This This Candy

Eating candy has seldom been associated with a lowering of cholesterol levels. However, a new study published in the latest British Journal of Nutrition has proven that one candy is extremely effective to lower cholesterol. And this comes on top of other studies that...
9 Foods That Prevent Stroke

9 Foods That Prevent Stroke

Academic researchers have found two minerals to be particularly effective at reducing the risk of stroke. These are especially powerful at reducing this risk for people who struggle with high blood pressure. There are nine tasty and cost-effective foods that contain...
Cardiovascular Health Determined By This Midlife Factor

Cardiovascular Health Determined By This Midlife Factor

We know that good physical fitness is important for cardiovascular health. But as we get older, many people have more difficulty working out and keeping in shape. Fortunately, according to a new study published in JAMA Psychiatry, having good fitness at older ages may...