Evidence continues to mount that a low-salt DASH-style diet can effectively lower elevated BP and alter numerous other known and suspected CVD risk factors...
 
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Some aspects of the paleo diet, such as the low sodium/potassium ratio, have credible scientific support but the now widespread belief among Paleo theologists that CVD is largely promoted by the intake of carbohydrates (including from their perspective even whole grains and legumes) rather than an excessive intake of animal foods high in saturated fat and cholesterol is without scientific merit. Indeed, even when the dietary saturated fat and cholesterol are derived almost entirely from omega-3 rich seafood, the scientific evidence shows that it will raise LDL-cholesterol levels and promote coronary artery disease.
 


The American Heart Association (AHA) released nutrition recommendations based on research published in the journal Circulation in October 2016. The AHA Blueprint for Healthy Eating summarizes the scientific evidence on the healthiest food choices into practical tips health professionals can share with their patients to prevent cardiovascular disease. While...
 


A growing challenge seen in all modern societies is taking care of a rapidly growing older population. A major cause of the disability seen in a large and growing number of older people is the result of strokes and/or dementia. In the United States alone there are about 800,000...
 

These fun and educational incentives make the perfect prizes, rewards, awards, and gifts for health and wellness promotion. Set them up at your next wellness fair, nutrition class, or company raffle.
 

Choose from over 100 different nutrition posters, health posters, and motivational wellness posters, that will make your walls beautiful and educational.
 


The American Heart Association (AHA) recently released updated recommendations for the types of fat Americans consume to reduce risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), the leading global cause of death worldwide. According to 2014 United States statistics, 1 of every 3 deaths was due to heart disease, stroke, or other types of cardiovascular disease. Since 1961, ... New guidelines on fat intake to reduce risk of cardiovascular disease BY AHA