Discover the latest breakthroughs for Atrial Fibrillation

Updated September 2014 with the latest news on the investigations relating to Pradaxa (dabigatran). Atrial Fibrillation is a particular type of irregular heart beat which can have dangerous consequences to your health if left untreated. People […]

Atrial Fibrillation: What You Need to Know-A Beginner’s Guide for Patients and Caregivers

Have you seen the headlines? Top doctors and researchers have recently made some very shocking allegations against the manufacturer of the atrial fibrillation drug Pradaxa (dabigatran) in one of the most reputable online medical journals […]

Childhood Obesity Risks

Obesity is not a concern only for adults in United States. It is now becoming an increasingly alarming health concern for children. What was once considered a bit of baby fat can now be perceived […]

Dealing with Childhood Obesity, Part 1

According to the Centers for Disease Control, (CDC) over one-third of children can be considered  overweight or obese. The American lifestyle is certain prosperous compared with that of many other developing nations, but it is […]

Childhood Obesity and How To Combat It, Part 2

If we want to raise a new generation of healthy children, now is the time to take action. The facts are stark: the health problems that begin to manifest themselves due to being overweight include […]

Why We Crave Chocolate Part 1

Have you ever heard someone say that they just have to have chocolate at certain times? Maybe they are stressed or wanting something sweet. The first food they reach for is made of chocolate. There […]

Healthy Greek-style Salad

Makes 6 Servings INGREDIENTS: • 3 large ripe tomatoes, chopped • 2 cucumbers, peeled and chopped • 1 small red onion, chopped • 1/4 cup olive oil • 4 teaspoons lemon juice • 1 1/2 […]

Food for Life 19

Fats and Your Heart 3 Polyunsaturated fats and your heart Like monounsaturated fats, polyunsaturated fats lower LDL cholesterol when substituted for saturated fats in the diet. Polyunsaturated fats called omega-3 fats—particularly eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and […]

Healthy Greek Salad

Makes 6 Servings INGREDIENTS: • 3 large ripe tomatoes, chopped • 2 cucumbers, peeled and chopped • 1 small red onion, chopped • 1/4 cup olive oil • 4 teaspoons lemon juice • 1 1/2 […]

Snacks – The Best Kinds and How Often To Eat Them Part 3

The next key question is how often to snack.  The more times you eat, the more revved up your metabolism will be. However, it’s necessary to eat the right foods in order for this not […]

Three Reasons Why You Should Consider Losing Weight Part 1

Are you a woman struggling with your weight?  If you are, you’re definitely not alone. Today, many women are faced with a great number of critical health issues, including weight.  If you are unhappy with […]

Diet and Disease Prevention Part 11

Your Diet and Type 2 Diabetes continued What you need to know about Metabolic Syndrome Metabolic Syndrome is a condition characterized by a group of diagnostic test findings, including elevated blood glucose levels, high triglycerides, […]

Diet and Disease Prevention Part 7

Diet and Disease Prevention Part 7 Prevent Osteopenia and osteoporosis Continued from Part 6 The following recommendations are a summary of the major research that has been carried out on what you can do to […]

Diet and Disease Prevention Part 5

Your Diet and Hypertension (High Blood Pressure) High blood pressure can lead to stroke, which is the #2 cause of long-term disability in the US. It can lead to circulatory issues, and erectile dysfunction. The […]

Your Diet and Disease Prevention Part 4

Heart health guidelines continued • Opt for fat-free and low-fat dairy products. Also choose lean meats in place of higher-fat cuts. The leanest cuts of meat are loin, flank, and round. • Get at least […]